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Regional values - April 2009

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 13.3 2.4 4.6 1.5 8.9 2.0 160.3 113 60.2 86 10.4 -0.9 1.8 -3.2
England 14.2 2.5 5.0 1.4 9.6 2.0 172.0 118 39.7 70 8.1 -2.0 1.1 -3.0
Wales 13.0 2.1 4.4 1.1 8.7 1.5 159.8 106 76.5 89 13.1 1.4 2.5 -2.2
Scotland 11.9 2.5 3.9 1.8 7.8 2.2 143.0 110 80.9 94 12.1 -0.9 3.0 -3.7
N Ireland 12.7 1.6 4.7 1.3 8.7 1.5 147.5 104 110.1 156 17.4 5.0 0.7 -3.4
England & Wales 14.1 2.5 4.9 1.4 9.5 1.9 170.3 116 44.7 74 8.8 -1.5 1.3 -2.9
England N 13.5 2.7 4.4 1.3 8.9 2.0 160.9 120 38.4 62 7.3 -3.3 1.6 -3.3
England S 14.6 2.4 5.3 1.5 10.0 2.0 177.9 117 40.3 75 8.6 -1.3 0.8 -2.8
Scotland N 11.6 2.8 3.8 1.9 7.7 2.4 146.6 119 77.8 82 12.6 -2.0 3.5 -3.6
Scotland E 11.9 2.6 3.3 1.5 7.6 2.0 132.8 101 51.6 74 9.3 -2.1 3.7 -4.0
Scotland W 12.2 2.2 4.4 1.8 8.3 2.0 148.9 107 116.1 125 14.4 1.8 1.7 -3.6
England E & NE 13.5 2.7 4.3 1.3 8.9 2.0 158.5 118 29.6 54 5.7 -4.4 1.7 -3.1
England NW & Wales N 13.4 2.7 4.5 1.2 8.9 1.9 165.3 117 57.4 76 10.6 -1.0 2.1 -2.8
Midlands 14.4 2.6 4.8 1.4 9.6 2.0 164.0 119 40.4 71 9.0 -1.2 0.8 -3.6
East Anglia 15.2 2.9 5.5 1.6 10.3 2.2 183.9 124 16.2 36 4.6 -4.8 0.7 -2.7
England SW & Wales S 13.3 1.7 4.9 1.2 9.1 1.4 172.2 106 74.1 99 12.4 1.4 1.3 -2.3
England SE & Central S 14.9 2.4 5.7 1.7 10.3 2.1 185.3 116 40.4 77 8.9 -0.5 1.0 -2.6

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 13.3 2.6 4.6 1.7 8.9 2.2 160.3 113 60.2 90 10.4 -1.1 1.8 -3.6
England 14.2 2.8 5.0 1.6 9.6 2.2 172.0 120 39.7 71 8.1 -2.3 1.1 -3.2
Wales 13.0 2.3 4.4 1.3 8.7 1.7 159.8 107 76.5 90 13.1 1.2 2.5 -2.4
Scotland 11.9 2.7 3.9 2.1 7.8 2.4 143.0 104 80.9 100 12.1 -0.9 3.0 -4.5
N Ireland 12.7 1.8 4.7 1.6 8.7 1.7 147.5 101 110.1 165 17.4 5.1 0.7 -3.9
England & Wales 14.1 2.7 4.9 1.6 9.5 2.1 170.3 118 44.7 74 8.8 -1.8 1.3 -3.1
England N 13.5 3.0 4.4 1.5 8.9 2.2 160.9 120 38.4 62 7.3 -3.6 1.6 -3.6
England S 14.6 2.7 5.3 1.7 10.0 2.2 177.9 120 40.3 76 8.6 -1.6 0.8 -3.0
Scotland N 11.6 2.9 3.8 2.2 7.7 2.6 146.6 111 77.8 88 12.6 -2.0 3.5 -4.5
Scotland E 11.9 2.7 3.3 1.9 7.6 2.2 132.8 97 51.6 79 9.3 -2.2 3.7 -4.8
Scotland W 12.2 2.3 4.4 2.1 8.3 2.2 148.9 103 116.1 134 14.4 1.9 1.7 -4.2
England E & NE 13.5 2.9 4.3 1.5 8.9 2.2 158.5 119 29.6 55 5.7 -4.7 1.7 -3.4
England NW & Wales N 13.4 2.9 4.5 1.4 8.9 2.1 165.3 117 57.4 75 10.6 -1.1 2.1 -3.1
Midlands 14.4 2.9 4.8 1.6 9.6 2.3 164.0 122 40.4 72 9.0 -1.6 0.8 -3.7
East Anglia 15.2 3.2 5.5 1.8 10.3 2.5 183.9 128 16.2 35 4.6 -5.3 0.7 -2.7
England SW & Wales S 13.3 1.9 4.9 1.3 9.1 1.6 172.2 108 74.1 102 12.4 1.3 1.3 -2.5
England SE & Central S 14.9 2.7 5.7 1.9 10.3 2.3 185.3 121 40.4 78 8.9 -0.9 1.0 -2.8

Last updated: 1500 on 3 Sep 09.




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