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Regional values - March 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 9.9 1.5 2.3 0.3 6.1 0.9 137.9 142 79.5 83 12.1 -2.2 6.3 -1.6
England 10.9 1.6 2.6 0.2 6.8 0.9 156.8 153 41.0 62 8.1 -4.0 5.8 -1.0
Wales 9.8 1.2 2.5 0.1 6.2 0.7 130.6 134 67.5 57 12.3 -2.8 6.3 -0.7
Scotland 8.3 1.4 1.6 0.7 4.9 1.0 113.2 128 149.0 107 18.1 0.8 7.5 -3.0
N Ireland 10.2 1.3 2.5 0.3 6.3 0.7 111.8 122 65.0 70 15.1 -1.3 5.0 -1.4
England & Wales 10.8 1.5 2.6 0.2 6.7 0.9 153.2 151 44.7 61 8.7 -3.8 5.8 -0.9
England N 10.0 1.6 2.5 0.6 6.2 1.1 149.8 157 46.3 59 9.5 -3.5 5.4 -2.5
England S 11.4 1.6 2.6 -0.1 7.0 0.8 160.5 151 38.2 63 7.4 -4.2 6.0 -0.1
Scotland N 7.7 1.2 1.6 0.8 4.7 1.0 94.0 111 198.4 127 22.6 3.3 7.4 -3.6
Scotland E 8.7 1.8 1.1 0.6 4.9 1.2 140.3 146 79.8 81 11.8 -2.8 8.9 -3.1
Scotland W 8.7 1.3 2.1 0.6 5.4 1.0 110.5 127 156.2 99 18.6 1.2 6.3 -2.2
England E & NE 10.4 1.8 2.4 0.6 6.4 1.2 162.1 163 31.3 51 7.7 -4.2 5.6 -2.2
England NW & Wales N 9.5 1.2 2.7 0.5 6.1 0.9 128.7 139 69.3 64 12.4 -2.2 5.7 -1.9
Midlands 10.9 1.7 2.5 0.3 6.7 1.0 154.3 156 32.3 52 6.9 -5.2 5.8 -1.3
East Anglia 11.4 1.5 2.4 -0.2 6.9 0.7 142.6 135 35.4 79 8.4 -2.2 6.8 0.7
England SW & Wales S 10.6 1.3 2.9 -0.1 6.8 0.6 155.9 148 62.7 62 10.0 -4.0 5.2 -0.4
England SE & Central S 11.9 1.8 2.6 -0.2 7.2 0.8 173.7 156 38.4 64 7.3 -3.7 6.4 -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 9.9 1.9 2.3 0.9 6.1 1.4 137.9 137 79.5 86 12.1 -1.7 6.3 -3.1
England 10.9 2.1 2.6 0.8 6.8 1.5 156.8 149 41.0 61 8.1 -3.8 5.8 -2.5
Wales 9.8 1.7 2.5 0.7 6.2 1.2 130.6 127 67.5 59 12.3 -2.2 6.3 -2.6
Scotland 8.3 1.8 1.6 1.1 4.9 1.4 113.2 122 149.0 116 18.1 1.6 7.5 -4.3
N Ireland 10.2 1.7 2.5 0.7 6.3 1.1 111.8 115 65.0 72 15.1 -0.7 5.0 -2.8
England & Wales 10.8 2.1 2.6 0.8 6.7 1.4 153.2 146 44.7 61 8.7 -3.6 5.8 -2.5
England N 10.0 2.1 2.5 1.2 6.2 1.7 149.8 153 46.3 61 9.5 -3.2 5.4 -4.1
England S 11.4 2.2 2.6 0.6 7.0 1.4 160.5 147 38.2 62 7.4 -4.1 6.0 -1.7
Scotland N 7.7 1.5 1.6 1.2 4.7 1.3 94.0 105 198.4 136 22.6 4.2 7.4 -4.7
Scotland E 8.7 2.2 1.1 1.1 4.9 1.6 140.3 143 79.8 86 11.8 -2.3 8.9 -4.3
Scotland W 8.7 1.6 2.1 1.1 5.4 1.3 110.5 120 156.2 109 18.6 2.2 6.3 -3.6
England E & NE 10.4 2.4 2.4 1.2 6.4 1.8 162.1 161 31.3 51 7.7 -4.1 5.6 -3.7
England NW & Wales N 9.5 1.7 2.7 1.1 6.1 1.4 128.7 132 69.3 68 12.4 -1.6 5.7 -3.6
Midlands 10.9 2.2 2.5 0.9 6.7 1.6 154.3 152 32.3 52 6.9 -5.0 5.8 -3.0
East Anglia 11.4 2.1 2.4 0.5 6.9 1.3 142.6 133 35.4 77 8.4 -2.1 6.8 -0.7
England SW & Wales S 10.6 1.7 2.9 0.5 6.8 1.1 155.9 142 62.7 63 10.0 -3.7 5.2 -2.1
England SE & Central S 11.9 2.4 2.6 0.4 7.2 1.4 173.7 152 38.4 62 7.3 -3.8 6.4 -1.4

Last updated: 1430 on 21 Oct 09




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