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Regional values - September 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 16.1 -0.0 8.9 0.3 12.5 0.2 103.0 83 106.3 106 12.8 0.3 0.1 -0.2
England 17.2 -0.3 9.5 0.2 13.3 -0.0 115.5 86 96.3 131 11.4 1.2 0.0 -0.1
Wales 16.1 -0.1 8.7 -0.2 12.4 -0.1 109.0 86 154.6 125 14.0 1.0 0.0 -0.2
Scotland 14.4 0.5 8.0 0.7 11.2 0.6 82.8 79 107.6 77 14.6 -1.4 0.2 -0.3
N Ireland 15.8 0.0 8.3 0.0 12.0 -0.0 89.7 79 118.8 126 14.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.2
England & Wales 17.0 -0.3 9.4 0.2 13.2 -0.0 114.6 86 104.3 130 11.8 1.2 0.0 -0.1
England N 16.3 -0.0 9.3 0.7 12.8 0.3 101.9 82 123.3 151 12.6 1.4 0.1 -0.2
England S 17.7 -0.4 9.6 -0.0 13.6 -0.2 122.7 87 82.0 119 10.8 1.1 0.0 -0.1
Scotland N 14.1 0.7 7.9 0.9 11.0 0.8 86.6 88 102.9 67 14.7 -3.1 0.3 -0.2
Scotland E 14.5 0.3 7.8 0.8 11.1 0.6 86.3 78 90.1 88 12.8 -0.5 0.1 -0.5
Scotland W 14.7 0.2 8.4 0.5 11.5 0.4 73.8 68 133.4 83 16.2 0.0 0.1 -0.3
England E & NE 16.6 0.0 9.4 0.8 13.0 0.5 104.2 81 108.2 169 11.7 1.8 0.0 -0.2
England NW & Wales N 15.8 -0.1 8.9 0.2 12.4 0.0 99.0 82 147.4 130 13.9 0.8 0.1 -0.2
Midlands 17.1 -0.3 9.3 0.3 13.2 0.0 105.7 81 103.9 150 12.0 1.9 0.0 -0.1
East Anglia 18.1 -0.5 9.8 -0.0 14.0 -0.2 116.6 82 51.6 93 10.1 1.3 0.0 -0.0
England SW & Wales S 16.9 -0.1 9.2 -0.3 13.1 -0.2 132.5 95 125.4 118 12.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
England SE & Central S 17.9 -0.6 9.6 -0.2 13.7 -0.4 132.2 90 72.1 103 9.8 0.4 0.0 -0.1

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 16.1 0.1 8.9 0.4 12.5 0.3 103.0 86 106.3 105 12.8 0.1 0.1 -0.2
England 17.2 -0.2 9.5 0.3 13.3 0.1 115.5 86 96.3 135 11.4 1.4 0.0 -0.1
Wales 16.1 0.0 8.7 -0.1 12.4 -0.0 109.0 88 154.6 126 14.0 1.1 0.0 -0.2
Scotland 14.4 0.6 8.0 0.7 11.2 0.7 82.8 84 107.6 75 14.6 -2.0 0.2 -0.3
N Ireland 15.8 0.2 8.3 0.1 12.0 0.1 89.7 83 118.8 119 14.1 -0.9 0.0 -0.2
England & Wales 17.0 -0.2 9.4 0.3 13.2 0.1 114.6 86 104.3 133 11.8 1.4 0.0 -0.1
England N 16.3 0.1 9.3 0.7 12.8 0.4 101.9 84 123.3 147 12.6 1.3 0.1 -0.2
England S 17.7 -0.3 9.6 0.1 13.6 -0.1 122.7 87 82.0 127 10.8 1.4 0.0 -0.1
Scotland N 14.1 0.9 7.9 0.8 11.0 0.9 86.6 96 102.9 66 14.7 -3.8 0.3 -0.1
Scotland E 14.5 0.4 7.8 0.8 11.1 0.6 86.3 82 90.1 87 12.8 -0.9 0.1 -0.4
Scotland W 14.7 0.4 8.4 0.5 11.5 0.4 73.8 73 133.4 77 16.2 -0.7 0.1 -0.3
England E & NE 16.6 0.1 9.4 0.9 13.0 0.5 104.2 83 108.2 173 11.7 1.9 0.0 -0.2
England NW & Wales N 15.8 0.1 8.9 0.2 12.4 0.1 99.0 85 147.4 125 13.9 0.6 0.1 -0.2
Midlands 17.1 -0.2 9.3 0.5 13.2 0.1 105.7 82 103.9 157 12.0 2.2 0.0 -0.1
East Anglia 18.1 -0.5 9.8 0.2 14.0 -0.1 116.6 81 51.6 101 10.1 1.7 0.0 -0.0
England SW & Wales S 16.9 -0.0 9.2 -0.2 13.1 -0.1 132.5 97 125.4 124 12.4 0.6 0.0 -0.1
England SE & Central S 17.9 -0.5 9.6 -0.0 13.7 -0.3 132.2 90 72.1 108 9.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1

Last updated: 1651 on 13 May 09.




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