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Regional values - November 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 8.9 0.1 3.5 0.6 6.2 0.3 54.0 92 106.4 90 15.4 0.5 5.3 -1.0
England 9.6 0.1 4.2 0.7 6.9 0.4 56.9 87 81.8 98 13.7 1.2 4.3 -1.5
Wales 9.4 0.1 4.6 0.9 6.9 0.4 54.2 94 128.4 82 16.4 -0.3 3.8 -1.4
Scotland 7.5 0.2 2.1 0.1 4.8 0.1 50.2 104 146.1 88 17.8 -0.1 7.8 0.1
N Ireland 9.2 0.1 3.8 0.7 6.5 0.4 46.8 85 81.4 74 15.4 -1.3 3.9 -1.4
England & Wales 9.5 0.1 4.3 0.8 6.9 0.4 56.6 88 88.2 94 14.1 1.0 4.2 -1.5
England N 8.6 0.0 3.6 0.7 6.1 0.4 62.6 105 73.5 77 13.8 0.1 5.7 -0.9
England S 10.1 0.1 4.5 0.8 7.3 0.4 54.0 78 86.1 111 13.6 1.8 3.5 -1.9
Scotland N 7.3 0.1 2.0 0.1 4.7 0.1 31.2 83 202.3 105 21.3 1.2 7.3 -0.1
Scotland E 7.3 0.2 1.4 0.0 4.4 0.1 70.3 124 77.9 68 14.0 -0.8 9.8 0.6
Scotland W 8.2 0.1 2.9 0.2 5.5 0.2 54.6 103 143.5 78 17.1 -1.1 6.2 -0.4
England E & NE 8.8 0.1 3.5 0.7 6.1 0.4 66.2 104 67.3 92 13.4 1.1 6.2 -0.4
England NW & Wales N 8.8 -0.0 4.0 0.7 6.4 0.3 56.3 102 102.3 73 15.3 -1.0 4.7 -1.4
Midlands 9.3 0.1 4.0 0.8 6.7 0.4 57.7 92 76.1 104 13.4 1.4 4.5 -1.7
East Anglia 10.0 0.2 4.5 0.8 7.2 0.5 52.4 76 81.0 138 13.7 3.2 4.0 -1.3
England SW & Wales S 10.1 -0.0 5.0 0.7 7.5 0.3 57.0 86 107.4 80 15.0 -0.6 2.7 -1.7
England SE & Central S 10.4 0.1 4.6 0.8 7.5 0.5 46.9 65 97.9 124 13.8 2.5 3.3 -2.4

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 8.9 0.5 3.5 0.9 6.2 0.7 54.0 93 106.4 93 15.4 0.7 5.3 -1.7
England 9.6 0.4 4.2 1.1 6.9 0.7 56.9 88 81.8 99 13.7 1.2 4.3 -2.0
Wales 9.4 0.4 4.6 1.2 6.9 0.8 54.2 92 128.4 85 16.4 -0.0 3.8 -2.0
Scotland 7.5 0.6 2.1 0.5 4.8 0.5 50.2 104 146.1 93 17.8 0.4 7.8 -0.9
N Ireland 9.2 0.4 3.8 1.0 6.5 0.7 46.8 83 81.4 76 15.4 -0.9 3.9 -2.2
England & Wales 9.5 0.4 4.3 1.1 6.9 0.7 56.6 89 88.2 96 14.1 1.0 4.2 -2.0
England N 8.6 0.4 3.6 1.0 6.1 0.7 62.6 105 73.5 78 13.8 0.1 5.7 -1.6
England S 10.1 0.4 4.5 1.1 7.3 0.7 54.0 80 86.1 113 13.6 1.8 3.5 -2.3
Scotland N 7.3 0.6 2.0 0.5 4.7 0.6 31.2 82 202.3 111 21.3 1.7 7.3 -1.1
Scotland E 7.3 0.6 1.4 0.4 4.4 0.5 70.3 126 77.9 71 14.0 -0.6 9.8 -0.3
Scotland W 8.2 0.5 2.9 0.6 5.5 0.6 54.6 101 143.5 82 17.1 -0.5 6.2 -1.3
England E & NE 8.8 0.4 3.5 1.0 6.1 0.7 66.2 106 67.3 91 13.4 0.9 6.2 -1.1
England NW & Wales N 8.8 0.4 4.0 1.0 6.4 0.7 56.3 100 102.3 75 15.3 -0.6 4.7 -2.1
Midlands 9.3 0.4 4.0 1.1 6.7 0.8 57.7 93 76.1 106 13.4 1.4 4.5 -2.2
East Anglia 10.0 0.5 4.5 1.1 7.2 0.8 52.4 78 81.0 136 13.7 2.8 4.0 -1.7
England SW & Wales S 10.1 0.3 5.0 1.0 7.5 0.6 57.0 86 107.4 84 15.0 -0.4 2.7 -2.2
England SE & Central S 10.4 0.5 4.6 1.1 7.5 0.8 46.9 67 97.9 124 13.8 2.5 3.3 -2.7

Last updated: 0929 on 16 Jul 09.




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