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Regional values - March

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 8.9 0.5 1.3 -0.6 5.1 -0.1 116.7 120 79.4 83 11.80 -2.5 10.9 2.9
England 9.8 0.5 2.0 -0.4 5.9 0.0 125.1 122 58.7 88 10.40 -1.7 9.6 2.9
Wales 9.0 0.4 1.2 -1.3 5.1 -0.4 129.9 133 99.4 84 12.60 -2.4 12.3 5.3
Scotland 7.4 0.5 0.2 -0.6 3.8 -0.1 96.7 109 103.2 74 14.00 -3.3 12.4 1.9
N Ireland 9.4 0.5 0.5 -1.7 4.9 -0.6 129.6 141 107.4 115 10.40 -6.0 12.0 5.7
England & Wales 9.7 0.5 1.9 -0.5 5.8 -0.0 125.8 124 64.4 87 10.70 -1.8 10.0 3.2
England N 9.2 0.8 1.5 -0.4 5.3 0.2 121.2 127 72.4 92 10.80 -2.2 10.8 2.9
England S 10.1 0.3 2.2 -0.4 6.2 -0.1 127.2 120 51.5 85 10.20 -1.4 9.0 2.9
Scotland N 7.0 0.4 0.3 -0.5 3.6 -0.0 94.8 112 106.8 68 17.10 -2.2 12.3 1.4
Scotland E 7.4 0.5 -0.2 -0.7 3.6 -0.1 101.8 106 87.4 89 10.70 -4.0 13.2 1.3
Scotland W 8.0 0.6 0.7 -0.8 4.3 -0.1 93.7 108 115.4 73 13.50 -3.9 11.7 3.2
England E & NE 9.5 0.9 1.6 -0.2 5.5 0.3 124.3 125 65.1 106 10.30 -1.7 10.0 2.2
England NW & Wales N 8.9 0.7 1.2 -1.0 5.0 -0.2 118.1 128 82.8 76 11.80 -2.9 12.1 4.5
Midlands 9.9 0.6 1.8 -0.4 5.9 0.1 130.8 133 49.9 80 10.20 -1.9 10.3 3.2
East Anglia 10.4 0.5 2.5 -0.1 6.5 0.2 115.8 110 34.1 76 8.30 -2.3 8.1 2.0
England SW & Wales S 9.5 0.1 1.8 -1.1 5.7 -0.5 132.4 126 91.1 90 12.10 -2.0 10.4 4.8
England SE & Central S 10.2 0.1 2.4 -0.3 6.3 -0.1 126.7 114 59.0 99 11.10 0.1 8.3 1.9

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 8.9 1.0 1.3 -0.1 5.1 0.4 116.7 116 79.4 86 11.80 -2.1 10.9 1.4
England 9.8 1.0 2.0 0.2 5.9 0.6 125.1 119 58.7 88 10.40 -1.5 9.6 1.3
Wales 9.0 0.9 1.2 -0.7 5.1 0.1 129.9 126 99.4 88 12.60 -1.9 12.3 3.5
Scotland 7.4 0.9 0.2 -0.2 3.8 0.3 96.7 104 103.2 80 14.00 -2.4 12.4 0.6
N Ireland 9.4 0.8 0.5 -1.3 4.9 -0.2 129.6 133 107.4 118 10.40 -5.4 12.0 4.3
England & Wales 9.7 1.0 1.9 0.1 5.8 0.6 125.8 120 64.4 88 10.70 -1.6 10.0 1.6
England N 9.2 1.4 1.5 0.2 5.3 0.8 121.2 124 72.4 95 10.80 -1.8 10.8 1.3
England S 10.1 0.9 2.2 0.2 6.2 0.5 127.2 117 51.5 83 10.20 -1.4 9.0 1.3
Scotland N 7.0 0.7 0.3 -0.1 3.6 0.3 94.8 106 106.8 73 17.10 -1.3 12.3 0.2
Scotland E 7.4 1.0 -0.2 -0.3 3.6 0.3 101.8 104 87.4 94 10.70 -3.5 13.2 0.0
Scotland W 8.0 0.9 0.7 -0.4 4.3 0.3 93.7 101 115.4 80 13.50 -2.9 11.7 1.8
England E & NE 9.5 1.4 1.6 0.4 5.5 0.9 124.3 123 65.1 106 10.30 -1.5 10.0 0.7
England NW & Wales N 8.9 1.1 1.2 -0.4 5.0 0.4 118.1 121 82.8 81 11.80 -2.2 12.1 2.8
Midlands 9.9 1.2 1.8 0.2 5.9 0.7 130.8 129 49.9 80 10.20 -1.7 10.3 1.4
East Anglia 10.4 1.1 2.5 0.6 6.5 0.9 115.8 108 34.1 74 8.30 -2.2 8.1 0.6
England SW & Wales S 9.5 0.5 1.8 -0.5 5.7 -0.0 132.4 120 91.1 91 12.10 -1.6 10.4 3.2
England SE & Central S 10.2 0.7 2.4 0.3 6.3 0.5 126.7 111 59.0 95 11.10 0.0 8.3 0.4

Last updated: 1845 on 3 Sep 2010.




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