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Regional values - January 2008

These regional values use the latest available data from the UK climate network of observing stations. They show the Met Office's best assessment of the weather that was experienced across the UK. The columns headed 'Anom' (anomaly) show the differences from or percentages of the long-term averages.

Met Office defined regions that are used in the table below:
General regions map |  Districts map

The following table shows comparisons with the 1971 to 2000 averages.

Regional values compared with 1971 to 2000
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 8.1 2.1 2.5 1.8 5.3 1.9 39.8 89 189.6 157 20.5 4.8 6.1 -5.8
England 9.2 2.6 3.4 2.3 6.3 2.5 49.4 97 129.1 153 17.4 4.0 3.3 -7.8
Wales 8.8 2.3 3.5 2.2 6.2 2.3 37.6 82 245.7 155 21.6 4.3 4.1 -6.5
Scotland 6.2 1.2 0.7 0.8 3.4 1.1 25.0 73 275.6 162 24.8 6.1 11.4 -2.6
N Ireland 8.0 1.3 2.3 1.1 5.2 1.2 36.4 85 186.3 156 22.9 5.1 5.8 -4.4
England & Wales 9.2 2.6 3.4 2.3 6.3 2.4 47.8 95 145.2 154 18.0 4.1 3.4 -7.7
England N 8.2 2.4 2.7 2.2 5.5 2.3 41.3 89 178.0 189 20.9 6.6 5.2 -7.4
England S 9.7 2.7 3.8 2.4 6.7 2.5 53.7 101 103.3 131 15.6 2.6 2.3 -8.1
Scotland N 5.8 0.9 0.3 0.5 3.1 0.7 23.5 87 285.1 150 24.8 4.5 12.5 -1.5
Scotland E 5.9 1.4 0.2 0.9 3.1 1.2 31.1 76 231.7 188 22.5 6.6 13.6 -2.3
Scotland W 6.9 1.4 1.8 1.3 4.3 1.4 20.4 55 309.6 158 27.0 7.8 7.7 -4.5
England E & NE 8.3 2.5 2.6 2.2 5.4 2.3 48.6 97 137.1 190 18.5 5.7 5.2 -7.4
England NW & Wales N 8.4 2.3 3.1 2.2 5.7 2.2 34.3 79 235.0 175 22.5 6.0 4.8 -6.9
Midlands 9.2 2.9 3.2 2.4 6.2 2.6 51.1 104 126.4 166 17.8 4.7 3.5 -8.2
East Anglia 9.7 3.0 3.7 2.6 6.7 2.8 56.7 104 70.8 133 12.5 1.2 1.4 -9.2
England SW & Wales S 9.5 2.3 4.0 2.2 6.7 2.2 41.7 83 181.3 128 20.0 3.4 2.6 -6.7
England SE & Central S 9.8 2.6 3.9 2.4 6.8 2.5 56.1 102 108.3 134 15.1 2.3 2.8 -7.7

The following table shows comparisons with the 1961 to 1990 averages.

Regional values compared with 1961 to 1990
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 8.1 2.5 2.5 2.1 5.3 2.3 39.8 91 189.6 168 20.5 4.9 6.1 -6.6
England 9.2 3.1 3.4 2.7 6.3 2.9 49.4 100 129.1 160 17.4 3.9 3.3 -8.8
Wales 8.8 2.7 3.5 2.5 6.2 2.6 37.6 84 245.7 163 21.6 4.4 4.1 -7.3
Scotland 6.2 1.5 0.7 1.1 3.4 1.4 25.0 72 275.6 178 24.8 6.7 11.4 -3.1
N Ireland 8.0 1.6 2.3 1.4 5.2 1.5 36.4 84 186.3 161 22.9 5.4 5.8 -5.3
England & Wales 9.2 3.1 3.4 2.7 6.3 2.9 47.8 98 145.2 161 18.0 4.0 3.4 -8.6
England N 8.2 2.8 2.7 2.5 5.5 2.7 41.3 91 178.0 197 20.9 6.6 5.2 -8.1
England S 9.7 3.3 3.8 2.8 6.7 3.0 53.7 104 103.3 136 15.6 2.5 2.3 -9.2
Scotland N 5.8 1.2 0.3 0.8 3.1 1.0 23.5 85 285.1 169 24.8 5.3 12.5 -2.1
Scotland E 5.9 1.7 0.2 1.2 3.1 1.5 31.1 77 231.7 199 22.5 6.7 13.6 -2.7
Scotland W 6.9 1.8 1.8 1.5 4.3 1.7 20.4 54 309.6 173 27.0 8.6 7.7 -5.1
England E & NE 8.3 2.9 2.6 2.5 5.4 2.7 48.6 99 137.1 196 18.5 5.5 5.2 -8.2
England NW & Wales N 8.4 2.7 3.1 2.5 5.7 2.6 34.3 80 235.0 184 22.5 6.2 4.8 -7.6
Midlands 9.2 3.4 3.2 2.8 6.2 3.0 51.1 107 126.4 175 17.8 4.6 3.5 -9.1
East Anglia 9.7 3.5 3.7 3.1 6.7 3.3 56.7 108 70.8 138 12.5 0.9 1.4 -10.6
England SW & Wales S 9.5 2.7 4.0 2.5 6.7 2.6 41.7 85 181.3 133 20.0 3.5 2.6 -7.5
England SE & Central S 9.8 3.2 3.9 2.8 6.8 3.0 56.1 107 108.3 139 15.1 2.3 2.8 -8.8

Last updated: 1042 on 5 Feb 09.




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