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Regional values - May

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 15.3 0.9 6.5 0.8 10.9 0.9 211.3 115 82.0 124 13.40 2.6 0.4 -1.0
England 16.5 1.1 7.3 1.0 11.9 1.0 216.3 114 54.2 97 10.40 0.6 0.1 -0.8
Wales 14.8 0.3 6.9 0.9 10.8 0.6 190.1 101 92.7 115 15.20 3.7 0.1 -1.2
Scotland 13.7 0.9 5.0 0.5 9.3 0.7 211.7 121 122.0 154 17.00 4.8 1.0 -1.2
N Ireland 14.6 0.5 6.3 0.8 10.5 0.6 193.9 110 100.7 148 19.10 6.5 0.3 -0.9
England & Wales 16.2 1.0 7.2 1.0 11.7 1.0 212.7 112 59.5 100 11.10 1.1 0.1 -0.9
England N 15.4 1.0 6.7 1.0 11.0 1.0 214.3 118 74.9 124 14.20 4.0 0.2 -1.1
England S 17.0 1.2 7.5 0.9 12.3 1.1 217.4 112 43.2 81 8.40 -1.1 0.1 -0.6
Scotland N 13.3 1.1 4.8 0.4 9.0 0.8 212.4 125 125.9 156 17.60 4.8 1.0 -1.3
Scotland E 13.9 1.1 4.6 0.3 9.2 0.8 224.1 130 95.5 133 14.50 3.0 1.5 -1.0
Scotland W 14.0 0.4 5.9 0.7 9.8 0.6 197.3 107 144.8 171 18.70 6.6 0.4 -1.3
England E & NE 15.7 1.5 6.7 1.1 11.2 1.3 229.7 126 51.9 96 11.10 1.4 0.2 -1.1
England NW & Wales N 14.9 0.4 6.9 0.9 10.8 0.7 194.6 104 99.7 136 16.90 5.6 0.1 -1.2
Midlands 16.5 1.0 7.1 1.0 11.8 1.0 208.2 114 56.8 102 10.70 0.7 0.2 -0.9
East Anglia 17.8 1.7 7.8 1.1 12.9 1.4 221.0 112 33.7 75 7.20 -1.4 0.1 -0.6
England SW & Wales S 15.5 0.4 7.3 0.7 11.4 0.6 204.5 105 71.8 100 12.20 1.4 0.1 -0.8
England SE & Central S 17.6 1.3 7.8 0.9 12.7 1.1 225.0 112 36.1 69 7.50 -1.7 0.2 -0.6

The following table shows comparisons with the 1961 to 1990 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 15.3 1.2 6.5 0.9 10.9 1.1 211.3 118 82.0 115 13.40 1.5 0.4 -0.8
England 16.5 1.4 7.3 1.1 11.9 1.3 216.3 116 54.2 91 10.40 -0.3 0.1 -0.7
Wales 14.8 0.7 6.9 1.1 10.8 0.9 190.1 103 92.7 107 15.20 2.6 0.1 -1.1
Scotland 13.7 1.2 5.0 0.6 9.3 0.9 211.7 127 122.0 141 17.00 3.7 1.0 -1.0
N Ireland 14.6 0.7 6.3 0.9 10.5 0.8 193.9 112 100.7 138 19.10 5.3 0.3 -0.8
England & Wales 16.2 1.3 7.2 1.1 11.7 1.2 212.7 114 59.5 94 11.10 0.1 0.1 -0.8
England N 15.4 1.2 6.7 1.2 11.0 1.2 214.3 121 74.9 115 14.20 2.9 0.2 -1.0
England S 17.0 1.5 7.5 1.1 12.3 1.3 217.4 114 43.2 76 8.40 -2.1 0.1 -0.6
Scotland N 13.3 1.4 4.8 0.5 9.0 1.0 212.4 133 125.9 143 17.60 3.8 1.0 -1.0
Scotland E 13.9 1.4 4.6 0.5 9.2 1.0 224.1 137 95.5 123 14.50 2.0 1.5 -0.7
Scotland W 14.0 0.8 5.9 0.9 9.8 0.8 197.3 111 144.8 155 18.70 5.3 0.4 -1.1
England E & NE 15.7 1.7 6.7 1.3 11.2 1.5 229.7 129 51.9 91 11.10 0.4 0.2 -1.0
England NW & Wales N 14.9 0.7 6.9 1.1 10.8 0.9 194.6 107 99.7 126 16.90 4.5 0.1 -1.1
Midlands 16.5 1.3 7.1 1.1 11.8 1.2 208.2 117 56.8 94 10.70 -0.4 0.2 -0.8
East Anglia 17.8 1.9 7.8 1.2 12.9 1.6 221.0 114 33.7 72 7.20 -2.4 0.1 -0.5
England SW & Wales S 15.5 0.8 7.3 0.9 11.4 0.8 204.5 107 71.8 94 12.20 0.4 0.1 -0.7
England SE & Central S 17.6 1.6 7.8 1.1 12.7 1.4 225.0 113 36.1 64 7.50 -2.6 0.2 -0.5

Last updated: 1452 on 20 Nov 09.




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