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Regional values - Winter 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 8.1 1.7 1.6 0.7 4.9 1.2 188.8 128 386.0 116 44.0 0.6 27.1 -5.8
England 8.8 1.9 2.1 0.8 5.5 1.3 220.1 135 253.2 108 35.6 -1.3 24.6 -6.1
Wales 8.6 1.8 2.3 0.7 5.4 1.3 198.8 133 510.1 114 45.9 -2.0 24.6 -4.6
Scotland 6.7 1.4 0.6 0.5 3.6 1.0 140.2 113 578.1 125 55.9 4.2 33.5 -5.0
N Ireland 8.7 1.6 2.2 0.8 5.5 1.2 156.3 113 358.9 111 51.9 3.1 18.4 -8.4
England & Wales 8.8 1.8 2.1 0.8 5.5 1.3 217.2 135 288.6 109 37.0 -1.4 24.6 -5.9
England N 8.0 1.8 1.5 0.7 4.7 1.3 197.6 131 338.0 129 42.2 3.1 27.3 -7.1
England S 9.3 1.9 2.4 0.8 5.8 1.3 232.1 136 208.3 95 32.1 -3.7 23.1 -5.5
Scotland N 6.5 1.3 0.4 0.4 3.5 0.9 132.5 124 655.3 126 59.6 2.8 33.4 -5.6
Scotland E 6.3 1.4 -0.2 0.3 3.1 0.9 160.8 114 410.7 124 46.5 2.7 41.3 -2.3
Scotland W 7.3 1.5 1.5 0.7 4.4 1.1 128.7 99 653.1 122 60.8 7.7 25.6 -7.2
England E & NE 8.0 1.7 1.4 0.7 4.7 1.2 206.0 128 242.6 121 36.5 1.3 28.4 -6.1
England NW & Wales N 8.3 1.9 1.9 0.7 5.1 1.3 191.8 134 486.6 128 48.8 3.4 25.8 -6.3
Midlands 8.6 1.9 1.8 0.7 5.2 1.3 215.1 138 241.7 113 35.3 -1.0 26.5 -5.8
East Anglia 9.2 2.1 2.3 0.8 5.7 1.5 234.1 134 135.4 92 28.0 -3.1 23.3 -6.0
England SW & Wales S 9.2 1.6 3.0 0.9 6.1 1.2 209.3 128 395.0 100 41.1 -4.7 18.7 -6.6
England SE & Central S 9.5 1.9 2.4 0.7 5.9 1.3 257.6 146 201.2 91 30.3 -4.4 25.0 -4.0

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 8.1 2.1 1.6 1.1 4.9 1.6 188.8 127 386.0 125 44.0 1.9 27.1 -8.9
England 8.8 2.3 2.1 1.2 5.5 1.8 220.1 137 253.2 113 35.6 -0.8 24.6 -9.4
Wales 8.6 2.2 2.3 1.1 5.4 1.7 198.8 132 510.1 122 45.9 -0.6 24.6 -8.0
Scotland 6.7 1.8 0.6 0.8 3.6 1.3 140.2 109 578.1 139 55.9 6.5 33.5 -7.8
N Ireland 8.7 1.9 2.2 1.1 5.5 1.5 156.3 110 358.9 117 51.9 4.7 18.4 -11.7
England & Wales 8.8 2.3 2.1 1.2 5.5 1.7 217.2 137 288.6 115 37.0 -0.8 24.6 -9.2
England N 8.0 2.2 1.5 1.1 4.7 1.7 197.6 133 338.0 137 42.2 3.8 27.3 -10.3
England S 9.3 2.4 2.4 1.2 5.8 1.8 232.1 140 208.3 99 32.1 -3.2 23.1 -9.0
Scotland N 6.5 1.7 0.4 0.8 3.5 1.2 132.5 117 655.3 142 59.6 5.5 33.4 -8.0
Scotland E 6.3 1.8 -0.2 0.7 3.1 1.2 160.8 114 410.7 134 46.5 3.8 41.3 -5.0
Scotland W 7.3 1.8 1.5 1.1 4.4 1.5 128.7 94 653.1 138 60.8 10.7 25.6 -10.3
England E & NE 8.0 2.2 1.4 1.1 4.7 1.7 206.0 132 242.6 126 36.5 1.3 28.4 -9.2
England NW & Wales N 8.3 2.3 1.9 1.1 5.1 1.7 191.8 132 486.6 138 48.8 5.0 25.8 -9.7
Midlands 8.6 2.4 1.8 1.1 5.2 1.8 215.1 141 241.7 118 35.3 -0.4 26.5 -9.2
East Anglia 9.2 2.6 2.3 1.3 5.7 2.0 234.1 139 135.4 94 28.0 -3.1 23.3 -9.6
England SW & Wales S 9.2 2.1 3.0 1.3 6.1 1.7 209.3 128 395.0 105 41.1 -3.5 18.7 -9.7
England SE & Central S 9.5 2.4 2.4 1.1 5.9 1.8 257.6 149 201.2 95 30.3 -3.9 25.0 -7.7

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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