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Regional values - January 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 5.7 -0.3 -0.0 -0.7 2.8 -0.5 51.9 116 119.8 99 15.0 -0.7 14.3 2.4
England 5.8 -0.7 -0.0 -1.1 2.9 -0.9 56.0 110 82.3 98 13.0 -0.4 14.2 3.0
Wales 5.9 -0.6 -0.2 -1.5 2.9 -1.0 62.9 138 167.9 106 15.5 -1.9 14.8 4.2
Scotland 5.3 0.3 -0.1 0.1 2.6 0.2 42.1 122 166.3 97 17.9 -0.7 14.9 0.9
N Ireland 6.5 -0.2 0.5 -0.7 3.5 -0.5 52.6 123 134.5 113 16.4 -1.4 12.5 2.3
England & Wales 5.8 -0.7 -0.0 -1.1 2.9 -0.9 56.9 114 94.1 100 13.4 -0.6 14.3 3.2
England N 5.4 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 2.7 -0.4 51.8 111 86.7 92 14.1 -0.2 13.2 0.7
England S 6.1 -0.9 -0.0 -1.4 3.0 -1.2 58.2 109 79.9 101 12.5 -0.5 14.7 4.3
Scotland N 5.6 0.7 0.2 0.4 2.9 0.6 38.0 140 170.4 90 19.1 -1.2 13.7 -0.3
Scotland E 4.6 0.1 -1.0 -0.3 1.8 -0.1 51.7 126 116.4 94 14.8 -1.2 19.0 3.1
Scotland W 5.7 0.2 0.5 -0.0 3.1 0.1 37.4 101 214.3 109 19.6 0.4 12.3 0.2
England E & NE 5.4 -0.5 0.1 -0.3 2.7 -0.4 53.0 106 61.8 86 12.9 0.1 13.4 0.8
England NW & Wales N 5.7 -0.3 -0.1 -1.0 2.9 -0.6 53.4 123 138.1 103 16.0 -0.5 13.3 1.6
Midlands 5.7 -0.6 -0.3 -1.1 2.7 -0.9 57.0 116 66.0 87 11.9 -1.2 15.1 3.5
East Anglia 5.6 -1.1 -0.1 -1.2 2.7 -1.2 52.6 96 47.5 89 12.1 0.8 13.9 3.2
England SW & Wales S 6.4 -0.8 0.4 -1.4 3.4 -1.2 61.7 122 154.9 109 15.5 -1.1 13.8 4.5
England SE & Central S 6.1 -1.1 -0.3 -1.8 2.9 -1.4 62.4 114 89.9 111 11.9 -0.9 15.7 5.2

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 5.7 0.1 -0.0 -0.4 2.8 -0.2 51.9 118 119.8 106 15.0 -0.5 14.3 1.6
England 5.8 -0.3 -0.0 -0.7 2.9 -0.5 56.0 113 82.3 102 13.0 -0.5 14.2 2.1
Wales 5.9 -0.2 -0.2 -1.1 2.9 -0.7 62.9 141 167.9 112 15.5 -1.7 14.8 3.5
Scotland 5.3 0.7 -0.1 0.4 2.6 0.5 42.1 121 166.3 107 17.9 -0.2 14.9 0.4
N Ireland 6.5 0.1 0.5 -0.4 3.5 -0.2 52.6 121 134.5 116 16.4 -1.1 12.5 1.4
England & Wales 5.8 -0.3 -0.0 -0.8 2.9 -0.5 56.9 117 94.1 104 13.4 -0.7 14.3 2.3
England N 5.4 -0.0 0.0 -0.1 2.7 -0.1 51.8 114 86.7 96 14.1 -0.2 13.2 -0.1
England S 6.1 -0.4 -0.0 -1.0 3.0 -0.7 58.2 113 79.9 106 12.5 -0.6 14.7 3.2
Scotland N 5.6 1.0 0.2 0.7 2.9 0.9 38.0 137 170.4 101 19.1 -0.4 13.7 -0.8
Scotland E 4.6 0.4 -1.0 -0.0 1.8 0.2 51.7 128 116.4 100 14.8 -1.0 19.0 2.7
Scotland W 5.7 0.5 0.5 0.3 3.1 0.4 37.4 98 214.3 120 19.6 1.2 12.3 -0.5
England E & NE 5.4 -0.1 0.1 -0.0 2.7 -0.0 53.0 108 61.8 89 12.9 -0.2 13.4 0.0
England NW & Wales N 5.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.6 2.9 -0.3 53.4 125 138.1 108 16.0 -0.4 13.3 0.9
Midlands 5.7 -0.2 -0.3 -0.8 2.7 -0.5 57.0 119 66.0 92 11.9 -1.3 15.1 2.6
East Anglia 5.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.7 2.7 -0.7 52.6 100 47.5 93 12.1 0.6 13.9 1.8
England SW & Wales S 6.4 -0.4 0.4 -1.1 3.4 -0.8 61.7 126 154.9 114 15.5 -1.1 13.8 3.7
England SE & Central S 6.1 -0.5 -0.3 -1.3 2.9 -0.9 62.4 119 89.9 116 11.9 -1.0 15.7 4.0

Last updated: 1506 on 9 Sep 09.




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