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Regional values - October 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 12.2 -0.3 5.1 -0.8 8.7 -0.6 110.3 120 155.7 133 16.4 2.1 2.8 1.1
England 13.4 -0.2 5.7 -0.8 9.6 -0.5 125.9 124 94.9 113 12.2 0.3 2.3 0.9
Wales 12.3 -0.4 6.1 -0.4 9.2 -0.4 101.5 111 228.9 149 18.9 3.1 2.0 0.6
Scotland 10.4 -0.4 4.0 -0.9 7.2 -0.7 89.0 117 238.1 146 22.0 4.3 4.0 1.7
N Ireland 11.9 -0.6 4.8 -1.3 8.4 -0.9 97.7 113 147.0 128 20.8 4.4 1.6 0.5
England & Wales 13.2 -0.2 5.8 -0.8 9.5 -0.5 122.5 122 113.4 122 13.1 0.7 2.3 0.8
England N 12.3 -0.3 5.4 -0.6 8.8 -0.4 117.7 127 129.6 138 14.0 1.1 2.8 1.0
England S 14.0 -0.1 5.9 -1.0 9.9 -0.5 130.3 122 76.6 98 11.2 -0.1 2.0 0.8
Scotland N 9.9 -0.5 3.9 -0.8 6.9 -0.7 72.2 104 269.4 152 25.6 5.9 3.9 1.7
Scotland E 10.5 -0.3 3.3 -1.1 6.9 -0.7 103.7 127 144.3 121 17.1 2.3 4.8 1.9
Scotland W 11.0 -0.4 4.7 -0.9 7.8 -0.6 96.0 123 296.0 156 22.3 4.2 3.2 1.3
England E & NE 12.6 -0.2 5.2 -0.7 8.9 -0.4 126.2 130 74.2 107 11.2 -0.2 3.0 1.2
England NW & Wales N 12.0 -0.5 5.8 -0.4 8.9 -0.5 103.2 116 246.0 180 19.5 4.1 2.4 0.7
Midlands 13.2 -0.1 5.6 -0.6 9.4 -0.4 128.3 131 78.4 106 11.1 -0.5 2.2 0.6
East Anglia 14.2 -0.2 5.6 -1.4 9.9 -0.8 128.7 115 60.5 102 9.4 -0.2 2.9 1.8
England SW & Wales S 13.3 -0.2 6.5 -0.6 9.9 -0.4 113.5 116 155.4 117 16.3 1.5 1.4 0.4
England SE & Central S 14.4 -0.0 5.9 -1.1 10.2 -0.6 136.3 121 65.5 78 10.8 -0.2 1.9 0.6

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 12.2 -0.5 5.1 -1.0 8.7 -0.8 110.3 125 155.7 139 16.4 2.3 2.8 1.4
England 13.4 -0.4 5.7 -1.0 9.6 -0.7 125.9 128 94.9 123 12.2 0.7 2.3 1.2
Wales 12.3 -0.6 6.1 -0.6 9.2 -0.6 101.5 114 228.9 158 18.9 3.4 2.0 0.9
Scotland 10.4 -0.6 4.0 -1.1 7.2 -0.9 89.0 120 238.1 149 22.0 4.4 4.0 2.1
N Ireland 11.9 -0.7 4.8 -1.5 8.4 -1.1 97.7 119 147.0 128 20.8 4.3 1.6 0.7
England & Wales 13.2 -0.4 5.8 -1.0 9.5 -0.7 122.5 127 113.4 131 13.1 1.1 2.3 1.2
England N 12.3 -0.5 5.4 -0.8 8.8 -0.6 117.7 130 129.6 145 14.0 1.4 2.8 1.4
England S 14.0 -0.3 5.9 -1.1 9.9 -0.7 130.3 128 76.6 108 11.2 0.4 2.0 1.1
Scotland N 9.9 -0.7 3.9 -1.0 6.9 -0.9 72.2 107 269.4 152 25.6 6.0 3.9 2.1
Scotland E 10.5 -0.5 3.3 -1.3 6.9 -0.9 103.7 130 144.3 128 17.1 2.5 4.8 2.4
Scotland W 11.0 -0.6 4.7 -1.2 7.8 -0.9 96.0 126 296.0 159 22.3 4.2 3.2 1.7
England E & NE 12.6 -0.4 5.2 -0.9 8.9 -0.6 126.2 133 74.2 114 11.2 0.2 3.0 1.6
England NW & Wales N 12.0 -0.7 5.8 -0.7 8.9 -0.7 103.2 118 246.0 186 19.5 4.4 2.4 1.1
Midlands 13.2 -0.4 5.6 -0.8 9.4 -0.6 128.3 137 78.4 116 11.1 -0.1 2.2 1.0
East Anglia 14.2 -0.4 5.6 -1.6 9.9 -1.0 128.7 119 60.5 114 9.4 0.3 2.9 2.1
England SW & Wales S 13.3 -0.4 6.5 -0.8 9.9 -0.6 113.5 121 155.4 127 16.3 1.9 1.4 0.6
England SE & Central S 14.4 -0.2 5.9 -1.3 10.2 -0.7 136.3 126 65.5 87 10.8 0.4 1.9 0.9

Last updated: 1516 on 12 Jun 09.




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