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Regional values - January

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 3.6 -2.5 -1.7 -2.4 0.9 -2.4 54.3 122 79.7 66 13.60 -2.1 18.5 6.5
England 3.8 -2.8 -1.3 -2.3 1.2 -2.6 60.6 119 67.5 80 12.50 -0.9 17.8 6.7
Wales 4.0 -2.5 -1.7 -3.0 1.2 -2.7 62.8 138 100.1 63 14.80 -2.6 18.9 8.2
Scotland 3.0 -1.9 -2.5 -2.3 0.3 -2.1 41.5 121 92.7 54 14.90 -3.8 19.8 5.8
N Ireland 4.6 -2.1 -1.2 -2.4 1.7 -2.3 54.8 128 87.9 74 14.80 -3.0 16.3 6.1
England & Wales 3.8 -2.8 -1.3 -2.4 1.2 -2.6 60.9 121 72.0 76 12.80 -1.2 18.0 6.9
England N 3.1 -2.7 -1.6 -2.1 0.7 -2.4 55.9 120 68.2 72 13.30 -1.0 17.6 5.1
England S 4.1 -2.9 -1.1 -2.5 1.5 -2.7 63.1 119 67.1 85 12.10 -0.9 17.9 7.6
Scotland N 3.1 -1.8 -2.4 -2.2 0.3 -2.0 32.1 118 91.2 48 16.70 -3.6 20.2 6.2
Scotland E 2.5 -2.0 -3.0 -2.2 -0.2 -2.1 41.3 100 98.2 80 15.40 -0.6 20.6 4.8
Scotland W 3.5 -2.0 -2.0 -2.5 0.7 -2.2 54.4 146 88.7 45 11.70 -7.4 18.4 6.3
England E & NE 3.2 -2.7 -1.5 -1.8 0.8 -2.3 54.0 108 69.5 96 14.40 1.6 17.7 5.1
England NW & Wales N 3.5 -2.5 -1.7 -2.6 0.9 -2.6 56.5 130 76.5 57 13.50 -3.0 17.8 6.1
Midlands 3.5 -2.9 -1.5 -2.3 1.0 -2.6 63.4 129 61.2 81 12.50 -0.7 18.3 6.7
East Anglia 3.6 -3.1 -0.8 -1.9 1.4 -2.5 52.2 96 49.5 93 12.40 1.1 15.9 5.3
England SW & Wales S 4.8 -2.5 -1.2 -3.1 1.8 -2.8 72.7 144 97.9 69 12.10 -4.4 18.2 8.9
England SE & Central S 4.2 -3.0 -1.3 -2.7 1.4 -2.9 60.5 110 72.8 90 12.10 -0.7 19.5 9.1

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 >=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 3.6 -2.0 -1.7 -2.0 0.9 -2.1 54.3 124 79.7 71 13.60 -1.9 18.5 5.7
England 3.8 -2.3 -1.3 -2.0 1.2 -2.2 60.6 123 67.5 84 12.50 -1.0 17.8 5.8
Wales 4.0 -2.1 -1.7 -2.6 1.2 -2.3 62.8 140 100.1 67 14.80 -2.5 18.9 7.5
Scotland 3.0 -1.6 -2.5 -2.0 0.3 -1.8 41.5 120 92.7 60 14.90 -3.2 19.8 5.2
N Ireland 4.6 -1.8 -1.2 -2.1 1.7 -2.0 54.8 126 87.9 76 14.80 -2.7 16.3 5.2
England & Wales 3.8 -2.3 -1.3 -2.1 1.2 -2.2 60.9 125 72.0 80 12.80 -1.2 18.0 6.0
England N 3.1 -2.3 -1.6 -1.8 0.7 -2.1 55.9 123 68.2 76 13.30 -1.0 17.6 4.3
England S 4.1 -2.4 -1.1 -2.1 1.5 -2.2 63.1 123 67.1 89 12.10 -1.0 17.9 6.5
Scotland N 3.1 -1.5 -2.4 -1.9 0.3 -1.7 32.1 116 91.2 54 16.70 -2.8 20.2 5.7
Scotland E 2.5 -1.7 -3.0 -1.9 -0.2 -1.8 41.3 102 98.2 84 15.40 -0.4 20.6 4.3
Scotland W 3.5 -1.7 -2.0 -2.2 0.7 -2.0 54.4 143 88.7 50 11.70 -6.7 18.4 5.6
England E & NE 3.2 -2.3 -1.5 -1.5 0.8 -1.9 54.0 111 69.5 100 14.40 1.4 17.7 4.3
England NW & Wales N 3.5 -2.2 -1.7 -2.3 0.9 -2.2 56.5 132 76.5 60 13.50 -2.8 17.8 5.4
Midlands 3.5 -2.4 -1.5 -1.9 1.0 -2.2 63.4 133 61.2 85 12.50 -0.8 18.3 5.8
East Anglia 3.6 -2.5 -0.8 -1.4 1.4 -2.0 52.2 99 49.5 96 12.40 0.8 15.9 3.9
England SW & Wales S 4.8 -2.1 -1.2 -2.7 1.8 -2.4 72.7 148 97.9 72 12.10 -4.4 18.2 8.1
England SE & Central S 4.2 -2.5 -1.3 -2.3 1.4 -2.4 60.5 115 72.8 94 12.10 -0.8 19.5 7.9

Last updated: 1439 on 6 Jul 2010.




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