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Regional values - Summer 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 18.3 0.0 10.6 0.7 14.4 0.4 454.7 89 327.0 144 42.7 9.8 0.1 0.0
England 19.6 -0.2 11.3 0.7 15.4 0.3 511.7 92 269.2 146 37.5 9.8 0.0 0.0
Wales 17.8 -0.5 10.7 0.6 14.2 0.0 456.5 87 422.2 156 46.3 12.5 0.1 -0.1
Scotland 16.5 0.4 9.4 0.9 12.9 0.6 378.1 86 383.4 135 48.8 8.7 0.3 0.0
N Ireland 17.8 0.1 10.2 0.5 14.0 0.3 348.3 80 403.8 171 51.1 11.7 0.0 -0.1
England & Wales 19.4 -0.2 11.2 0.7 15.3 0.2 504.1 91 290.4 148 38.7 10.2 0.0 0.0
England N 18.6 0.1 10.9 0.9 14.7 0.5 453.3 89 343.7 162 43.3 11.8 0.0 -0.1
England S 20.1 -0.3 11.6 0.6 15.8 0.2 542.6 93 229.8 136 34.4 8.7 0.0 0.0
Scotland N 15.9 0.5 9.1 0.8 12.5 0.7 376.1 93 315.6 106 48.9 5.5 0.4 0.1
Scotland E 16.9 0.2 9.3 0.9 13.1 0.6 376.0 81 376.1 164 45.4 10.4 0.2 -0.1
Scotland W 16.9 0.2 10.0 0.9 13.4 0.6 382.3 82 483.1 148 52.3 11.3 0.1 -0.1
England E & NE 19.1 0.3 10.8 0.9 14.9 0.6 477.9 92 300.9 168 40.5 11.9 0.0 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 17.9 -0.2 10.9 0.8 14.3 0.3 427.0 84 412.4 155 47.8 12.5 0.1 -0.1
Midlands 19.7 -0.2 11.2 0.8 15.4 0.3 498.7 92 255.3 142 38.4 10.5 0.0 0.0
East Anglia 21.1 0.1 11.8 0.7 16.4 0.4 546.9 94 192.1 128 29.8 5.4 0.0 0.0
England SW & Wales S 18.4 -0.7 11.1 0.4 14.8 -0.1 507.1 89 364.2 158 42.2 11.7 0.0 0.0
England SE & Central S 20.4 -0.4 11.8 0.6 16.1 0.1 583.0 95 193.5 122 30.8 7.0 0.0 0.0

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 18.3 0.3 10.6 1.0 14.4 0.7 454.7 91 327.0 139 42.7 9.3 0.1 -0.1
England 19.6 0.2 11.3 1.0 15.4 0.6 511.7 94 269.2 141 37.5 9.3 0.0 -0.1
Wales 17.8 -0.2 10.7 0.8 14.2 0.3 456.5 88 422.2 153 46.3 12.3 0.1 -0.1
Scotland 16.5 0.6 9.4 1.1 12.9 0.9 378.1 87 383.4 129 48.8 8.2 0.3 0.0
N Ireland 17.8 0.4 10.2 0.8 14.0 0.6 348.3 80 403.8 168 51.1 11.5 0.0 -0.1
England & Wales 19.4 0.2 11.2 1.0 15.3 0.5 504.1 93 290.4 143 38.7 9.7 0.0 -0.1
England N 18.6 0.4 10.9 1.1 14.7 0.8 453.3 91 343.7 154 43.3 11.3 0.0 -0.1
England S 20.1 0.1 11.6 0.9 15.8 0.5 542.6 96 229.8 132 34.4 8.2 0.0 0.0
Scotland N 15.9 0.8 9.1 0.9 12.5 0.9 376.1 94 315.6 101 48.9 5.0 0.4 0.1
Scotland E 16.9 0.5 9.3 1.2 13.1 0.9 376.0 82 376.1 155 45.4 9.8 0.2 -0.1
Scotland W 16.9 0.5 10.0 1.1 13.4 0.8 382.3 82 483.1 143 52.3 11.0 0.1 -0.1
England E & NE 19.1 0.7 10.8 1.1 14.9 0.9 477.9 94 300.9 160 40.5 11.3 0.0 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 17.9 0.1 10.9 1.0 14.3 0.6 427.0 86 412.4 148 47.8 12.2 0.1 -0.1
Midlands 19.7 0.2 11.2 1.0 15.4 0.6 498.7 94 255.3 137 38.4 10.0 0.0 -0.1
East Anglia 21.1 0.6 11.8 1.0 16.4 0.8 546.9 96 192.1 124 29.8 4.8 0.0 0.0
England SW & Wales S 18.4 -0.3 11.1 0.6 14.8 0.1 507.1 91 364.2 154 42.2 11.4 0.0 -0.1
England SE & Central S 20.4 0.0 11.8 0.9 16.1 0.5 583.0 98 193.5 119 30.8 6.5 0.0 0.0

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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