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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 ≥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 14.4 0.1 5.2 -0.5 9.8 -0.2 200.3 108 39.0 59 8.70 -2.1 2.5 1.1
England 15.4 0.0 5.8 -0.5 10.6 -0.3 203.3 107 29.5 53 6.60 -3.2 1.8 0.8
Wales 14.7 0.2 5.4 -0.6 10.0 -0.2 214.5 113 53.5 66 10.40 -1.1 2.3 0.9
Scotland 12.8 0.0 4.0 -0.5 8.3 -0.2 191.1 109 50.1 63 11.50 -0.7 3.9 1.8
N Ireland 14.6 0.4 5.4 -0.2 10.0 0.1 199.5 113 43.4 64 10.60 -2.0 1.3 0.0
England & Wales 15.3 0.0 5.7 -0.5 10.5 -0.2 204.8 108 32.8 55 7.10 -2.9 1.8 0.8
England N 14.4 -0.0 5.2 -0.4 9.8 -0.2 200.4 110 24.2 40 6.70 -3.6 2.6 1.3
England S 15.9 0.0 6.1 -0.6 11.0 -0.3 204.8 105 32.3 60 6.50 -3.0 1.3 0.5
Scotland N 11.9 -0.3 3.9 -0.5 7.8 -0.4 178.2 105 58.5 72 13.10 0.3 3.8 1.5
Scotland E 13.1 0.3 3.7 -0.5 8.3 -0.1 193.1 112 48.2 67 10.90 -0.6 4.8 2.3
Scotland W 13.7 0.1 4.6 -0.5 9.1 -0.2 205.9 111 40.6 48 10.10 -2.0 3.3 1.6
England E & NE 14.5 0.2 5.2 -0.4 9.8 -0.1 210.8 116 22.1 41 6.20 -3.5 2.7 1.5
England NW & Wales N 14.3 -0.2 5.3 -0.6 9.8 -0.4 201.4 108 38.1 52 8.70 -2.6 2.5 1.1
Midlands 15.6 0.1 5.9 -0.2 10.7 -0.0 198.1 108 31.6 57 6.40 -3.5 1.3 0.3
East Anglia 15.9 -0.2 5.9 -0.9 10.9 -0.5 213.0 108 25.6 57 5.90 -2.7 1.7 1.1
England SW & Wales S 15.3 0.3 6.1 -0.4 10.7 -0.1 207.0 106 45.5 63 9.30 -1.5 1.5 0.6
England SE & Central S 16.1 -0.2 5.9 -1.0 11.0 -0.6 203.0 101 30.2 58 5.80 -3.5 1.7 0.9

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 14.4 0.4 5.2 -0.4 9.8 -0.0 200.3 112 39.0 55 8.70 -3.2 2.5 1.2
England 15.4 0.3 5.8 -0.4 10.6 -0.0 203.3 109 29.5 49 6.60 -4.2 1.8 0.9
Wales 14.7 0.5 5.4 -0.4 10.0 0.1 214.5 117 53.5 62 10.40 -2.3 2.3 1.0
Scotland 12.8 0.4 4.0 -0.4 8.3 -0.0 191.1 115 50.1 58 11.50 -1.7 3.9 2.0
N Ireland 14.6 0.7 5.4 -0.0 10.0 0.3 199.5 115 43.4 59 10.60 -3.2 1.3 0.1
England & Wales 15.3 0.3 5.7 -0.4 10.5 -0.0 204.8 110 32.8 52 7.10 -3.9 1.8 0.9
England N 14.4 0.2 5.2 -0.3 9.8 -0.0 200.4 113 24.2 37 6.70 -4.6 2.6 1.4
England S 15.9 0.3 6.1 -0.4 11.0 -0.0 204.8 107 32.3 57 6.50 -3.9 1.3 0.6
Scotland N 11.9 -0.0 3.9 -0.4 7.8 -0.2 178.2 112 58.5 67 13.10 -0.7 3.8 1.7
Scotland E 13.1 0.6 3.7 -0.4 8.3 0.1 193.1 118 48.2 62 10.90 -1.7 4.8 2.6
Scotland W 13.7 0.5 4.6 -0.4 9.1 0.0 205.9 116 40.6 43 10.10 -3.3 3.3 1.8
England E & NE 14.5 0.4 5.2 -0.3 9.8 0.1 210.8 118 22.1 39 6.20 -4.4 2.7 1.6
England NW & Wales N 14.3 0.2 5.3 -0.4 9.8 -0.1 201.4 111 38.1 48 8.70 -3.7 2.5 1.2
Midlands 15.6 0.4 5.9 -0.1 10.7 0.1 198.1 111 31.6 53 6.40 -4.6 1.3 0.3
East Anglia 15.9 -0.0 5.9 -0.7 10.9 -0.4 213.0 110 25.6 54 5.90 -3.7 1.7 1.2
England SW & Wales S 15.3 0.6 6.1 -0.3 10.7 0.2 207.0 108 45.5 59 9.30 -2.5 1.5 0.6
England SE & Central S 16.1 0.2 5.9 -0.8 11.0 -0.3 203.0 102 30.2 54 5.80 -4.4 1.7 0.9

Last updated: 1235 on 18 Oct 2010.




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