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Regional values - March 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 8.5 0.0 1.8 -0.1 5.1 -0.0 116.6 120 122.5 128 18.1 3.9 7.4 -0.6
England 9.4 0.1 2.4 0.0 5.9 0.1 120.4 118 91.8 138 15.7 3.6 5.6 -1.1
Wales 8.7 0.2 2.5 0.0 5.6 0.1 117.4 120 146.6 123 18.6 3.6 5.7 -1.3
Scotland 6.8 -0.1 0.5 -0.4 3.6 -0.3 110.0 124 165.5 119 21.4 4.1 11.2 0.7
N Ireland 9.1 0.2 1.9 -0.3 5.5 -0.1 116.7 127 132.1 141 21.8 5.4 4.5 -1.8
England & Wales 9.3 0.1 2.4 0.0 5.9 0.1 120.0 118 99.3 135 16.1 3.6 5.6 -1.1
England N 8.5 0.1 1.7 -0.2 5.1 -0.0 126.6 133 92.4 118 16.7 3.8 7.5 -0.5
England S 9.9 0.1 2.8 0.2 6.4 0.1 117.1 110 91.4 151 15.2 3.6 4.7 -1.4
Scotland N 6.2 -0.4 0.2 -0.5 3.2 -0.5 100.1 118 187.6 120 23.6 4.3 11.5 0.6
Scotland E 6.9 -0.0 0.1 -0.4 3.5 -0.2 122.9 128 108.3 110 18.2 3.5 13.1 1.2
Scotland W 7.6 0.2 1.2 -0.2 4.4 -0.0 109.6 126 197.0 124 21.8 4.4 8.7 0.2
England E & NE 8.8 0.2 1.6 -0.2 5.2 -0.0 134.6 136 75.8 123 15.3 3.4 7.4 -0.4
England NW & Wales N 8.4 0.2 2.0 -0.2 5.2 0.0 116.9 126 125.0 115 18.9 4.2 7.1 -0.5
Midlands 9.4 0.1 2.1 -0.1 5.8 0.0 121.1 123 84.3 136 14.2 2.1 5.7 -1.4
East Anglia 9.7 -0.2 2.8 0.2 6.3 0.0 110.6 105 83.1 185 15.5 4.8 5.2 -0.8
England SW & Wales S 9.5 0.1 3.1 0.2 6.3 0.2 122.6 117 132.9 131 18.3 4.3 3.8 -1.8
England SE & Central S 10.2 0.1 3.1 0.3 6.6 0.2 109.2 98 92.6 155 14.9 3.8 5.0 -1.4

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 8.5 0.5 1.8 0.4 5.1 0.5 116.6 116 122.5 133 18.1 4.3 7.4 -2.1
England 9.4 0.6 2.4 0.7 5.9 0.6 120.4 114 91.8 137 15.7 3.8 5.6 -2.7
Wales 8.7 0.6 2.5 0.6 5.6 0.6 117.4 114 146.6 129 18.6 4.1 5.7 -3.1
Scotland 6.8 0.2 0.5 -0.0 3.6 0.1 110.0 118 165.5 129 21.4 4.9 11.2 -0.6
N Ireland 9.1 0.5 1.9 0.1 5.5 0.3 116.7 120 132.1 145 21.8 6.0 4.5 -3.3
England & Wales 9.3 0.6 2.4 0.7 5.9 0.6 120.0 114 99.3 136 16.1 3.8 5.6 -2.7
England N 8.5 0.7 1.7 0.4 5.1 0.5 126.6 129 92.4 122 16.7 4.1 7.5 -2.1
England S 9.9 0.6 2.8 0.8 6.4 0.7 117.1 107 91.4 148 15.2 3.6 4.7 -3.0
Scotland N 6.2 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 3.2 -0.1 100.1 112 187.6 129 23.6 5.2 11.5 -0.6
Scotland E 6.9 0.4 0.1 -0.0 3.5 0.2 122.9 125 108.3 116 18.2 4.1 13.1 -0.1
Scotland W 7.6 0.5 1.2 0.2 4.4 0.4 109.6 119 197.0 137 21.8 5.5 8.7 -1.2
England E & NE 8.8 0.8 1.6 0.4 5.2 0.6 134.6 133 75.8 123 15.3 3.5 7.4 -1.9
England NW & Wales N 8.4 0.6 2.0 0.4 5.2 0.6 116.9 120 125.0 122 18.9 4.8 7.1 -2.2
Midlands 9.4 0.7 2.1 0.6 5.8 0.6 121.1 119 84.3 135 14.2 2.3 5.7 -3.2
East Anglia 9.7 0.4 2.8 0.9 6.3 0.7 110.6 103 83.1 181 15.5 4.9 5.2 -2.3
England SW & Wales S 9.5 0.6 3.1 0.8 6.3 0.7 122.6 112 132.9 133 18.3 4.6 3.8 -3.4
England SE & Central S 10.2 0.7 3.1 0.9 6.6 0.8 109.2 96 92.6 149 14.9 3.8 5.0 -2.9

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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