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Regional values - Spring 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 12.1 0.9 4.1 0.6 8.1 0.8 473.6 112 246.6 106 40.2 3.7 13.7 -0.6
England 13.0 0.9 4.8 0.7 8.9 0.8 467.3 107 218.3 122 37.2 5.3 11.2 -0.6
Wales 12.3 1.0 4.8 0.9 8.5 0.9 464.6 106 298.0 104 46.0 7.8 11.6 -1.4
Scotland 10.5 0.9 2.9 0.4 6.7 0.6 476.1 121 289.1 95 43.5 1.0 19.5 0.1
N Ireland 12.7 1.3 4.3 0.5 8.5 0.9 527.1 128 197.9 85 40.1 -1.2 8.5 -3.1
England & Wales 12.9 0.9 4.8 0.7 8.8 0.8 466.9 106 229.3 118 38.4 5.6 11.2 -0.7
England N 12.0 0.8 4.1 0.5 8.0 0.6 456.1 111 198.5 99 37.8 3.9 13.7 -0.5
England S 13.6 0.9 5.2 0.8 9.4 0.9 473.2 104 228.8 136 36.9 6.0 9.8 -0.7
Scotland N 10.1 0.9 2.6 0.2 6.3 0.5 488.7 129 316.1 95 45.6 -1.1 20.4 0.1
Scotland E 10.3 0.7 2.5 0.3 6.4 0.5 458.9 115 233.0 97 40.9 3.3 22.4 0.4
Scotland W 11.4 1.1 3.7 0.7 7.5 0.9 475.8 116 312.9 93 43.4 1.3 15.3 -0.3
England E & NE 12.0 0.7 3.9 0.4 7.9 0.6 477.9 115 178.5 105 35.1 3.5 14.2 0.3
England NW & Wales N 12.1 1.0 4.5 0.7 8.3 0.8 448.4 107 244.6 95 42.6 5.1 12.6 -1.2
Midlands 13.0 0.8 4.6 0.7 8.8 0.7 432.0 103 207.3 119 36.7 4.4 11.3 -1.2
East Anglia 13.6 0.9 5.1 0.6 9.3 0.8 480.6 106 196.9 146 33.5 4.9 10.0 0.0
England SW & Wales S 13.0 1.0 5.3 0.9 9.1 0.9 492.5 107 298.3 120 44.4 8.6 9.0 -1.2
England SE & Central S 14.1 1.1 5.4 0.9 9.7 1.0 487.1 103 241.4 147 36.8 7.1 10.5 -0.4

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 12.1 1.2 4.1 0.9 8.1 1.1 473.6 112 246.6 107 40.2 2.9 13.7 -2.4
England 13.0 1.2 4.8 1.0 8.9 1.1 467.3 107 218.3 120 37.2 4.1 11.2 -2.3
Wales 12.3 1.3 4.8 1.2 8.5 1.2 464.6 107 298.0 104 46.0 6.9 11.6 -3.4
Scotland 10.5 1.2 2.9 0.7 6.7 0.9 476.1 120 289.1 98 43.5 0.8 19.5 -1.7
N Ireland 12.7 1.5 4.3 0.8 8.5 1.2 527.1 127 197.9 86 40.1 -1.7 8.5 -5.0
England & Wales 12.9 1.3 4.8 1.0 8.8 1.1 466.9 107 229.3 117 38.4 4.5 11.2 -2.4
England N 12.0 1.1 4.1 0.8 8.0 1.0 456.1 111 198.5 98 37.8 2.9 13.7 -2.3
England S 13.6 1.3 5.2 1.1 9.4 1.2 473.2 106 228.8 133 36.9 4.7 9.8 -2.3
Scotland N 10.1 1.1 2.6 0.5 6.3 0.8 488.7 128 316.1 98 45.6 -1.1 20.4 -1.7
Scotland E 10.3 1.0 2.5 0.6 6.4 0.8 458.9 115 233.0 99 40.9 2.8 22.4 -1.4
Scotland W 11.4 1.4 3.7 0.9 7.5 1.2 475.8 115 312.9 97 43.4 1.2 15.3 -2.1
England E & NE 12.0 1.1 3.9 0.8 7.9 0.9 477.9 116 178.5 104 35.1 2.3 14.2 -1.4
England NW & Wales N 12.1 1.3 4.5 1.0 8.3 1.2 448.4 107 244.6 95 42.6 4.4 12.6 -3.2
Midlands 13.0 1.2 4.6 1.0 8.8 1.1 432.0 104 207.3 116 36.7 3.1 11.3 -3.1
East Anglia 13.6 1.2 5.1 1.0 9.3 1.1 480.6 108 196.9 142 33.5 3.4 10.0 -1.4
England SW & Wales S 13.0 1.3 5.3 1.2 9.1 1.2 492.5 107 298.3 120 44.4 7.8 9.0 -2.9
England SE & Central S 14.1 1.5 5.4 1.2 9.7 1.4 487.1 104 241.4 142 36.8 5.7 10.5 -1.9

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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