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Regional values - Annual

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 ≥1 mm 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 11.7 -0.4 4.2 -0.8 8.0 -0.6 1456.0 107 950.5 84 143.40 -11.0 89.5 33.9
England 12.7 -0.4 4.9 -0.7 8.8 -0.6 1561.9 107 727.2 87 124.70 -6.5 81.6 31.7
Wales 11.9 -0.4 4.4 -1.1 8.2 -0.7 1561.9 112 1127.5 79 148.80 -16.7 89.3 40.3
Scotland 10.1 -0.4 3.1 -0.9 6.5 -0.7 1257.9 106 1255.4 83 171.20 -14.6 103.1 34.3
N Ireland 11.9 -0.3 4.1 -1.1 8.0 -0.7 1414.5 114 1047.1 94 152.00 -25.0 88.1 43.0
England & Wales 12.6 -0.4 4.8 -0.8 8.7 -0.6 1561.9 108 782.4 85 128.00 -7.9 82.7 32.9
England N 11.7 -0.4 4.3 -0.7 8.0 -0.6 1482.9 110 827.8 87 136.80 -5.6 88.4 30.9
England S 13.2 -0.4 5.2 -0.7 9.2 -0.6 1603.7 105 674.0 86 118.30 -7.0 78.0 32.1
Scotland N 9.5 -0.5 3.0 -0.9 6.2 -0.7 1120.7 103 1287.3 77 188.40 -16.1 102.6 32.9
Scotland E 10.1 -0.4 2.7 -0.9 6.4 -0.7 1297.4 103 1107.4 97 158.20 -1.2 108.7 30.0
Scotland W 10.8 -0.3 3.6 -1.0 7.2 -0.6 1399.6 112 1369.8 79 161.70 -26.9 98.2 40.7
England E & NE 11.9 -0.3 4.4 -0.5 8.2 -0.4 1527.8 110 738.3 98 135.50 6.3 85.3 28.3
England NW & Wales N 11.6 -0.4 4.3 -1.0 7.9 -0.7 1460.5 109 1027.1 79 144.40 -18.5 93.1 38.9
Midlands 12.6 -0.5 4.7 -0.7 8.6 -0.6 1525.8 108 647.0 82 121.90 -8.3 83.2 30.4
East Anglia 13.3 -0.5 5.5 -0.5 9.4 -0.5 1548.8 101 585.1 97 116.70 3.8 76.2 30.3
England SW & Wales S 12.7 -0.4 5.1 -1.0 8.9 -0.7 1672.0 112 995.0 80 135.60 -18.7 78.0 36.9
England SE & Central S 13.5 -0.5 5.3 -0.8 9.4 -0.6 1629.7 102 689.9 89 112.60 -7.4 80.1 33.1

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 ≥1 mm 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 11.7 -0.1 4.2 -0.6 8.0 -0.4 1456.0 109 950.5 86 143.40 -10.7 89.5 28.7
England 12.7 -0.1 4.9 -0.4 8.8 -0.3 1561.9 109 727.2 88 124.70 -7.0 81.6 26.5
Wales 11.9 -0.1 4.4 -0.8 8.2 -0.5 1561.9 114 1127.5 81 148.80 -15.8 89.3 34.6
Scotland 10.1 -0.2 3.1 -0.7 6.5 -0.4 1257.9 106 1255.4 85 171.20 -13.1 103.1 29.3
N Ireland 11.9 -0.1 4.1 -0.9 8.0 -0.5 1414.5 114 1047.1 95 152.00 -24.3 88.1 37.3
England & Wales 12.6 -0.1 4.8 -0.5 8.7 -0.3 1561.9 109 782.4 86 128.00 -8.2 82.7 27.6
England N 11.7 -0.1 4.3 -0.5 8.0 -0.3 1482.9 112 827.8 88 136.80 -6.1 88.4 25.7
England S 13.2 -0.1 5.2 -0.4 9.2 -0.3 1603.7 107 674.0 88 118.30 -7.4 78.0 26.9
Scotland N 9.5 -0.3 3.0 -0.7 6.2 -0.5 1120.7 103 1287.3 80 188.40 -14.0 102.6 28.1
Scotland E 10.1 -0.1 2.7 -0.7 6.4 -0.4 1297.4 105 1107.4 100 158.20 -1.3 108.7 25.1
Scotland W 10.8 0.0 3.6 -0.7 7.2 -0.4 1399.6 112 1369.8 82 161.70 -24.5 98.2 35.4
England E & NE 11.9 0.0 4.4 -0.3 8.2 -0.2 1527.8 112 738.3 98 135.50 4.9 85.3 23.1
England NW & Wales N 11.6 -0.2 4.3 -0.8 7.9 -0.5 1460.5 110 1027.1 80 144.40 -17.6 93.1 33.3
Midlands 12.6 -0.1 4.7 -0.4 8.6 -0.3 1525.8 111 647.0 83 121.90 -8.8 83.2 25.0
East Anglia 13.3 -0.1 5.5 -0.2 9.4 -0.1 1548.8 103 585.1 97 116.70 2.3 76.2 25.1
England SW & Wales S 12.7 -0.1 5.1 -0.8 8.9 -0.4 1672.0 113 995.0 82 135.60 -17.8 78.0 31.7
England SE & Central S 13.5 -0.1 5.3 -0.5 9.4 -0.3 1629.7 104 689.9 90 112.60 -7.9 80.1 27.9

Last updated: 1246 on 17 May 2011.




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