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Regional values - Winter

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 4.5 -1.9 -1.2 -2.1 1.6 -2.0 167.5 113 255.4 77 44.30 1.0 51.5 18.6
England 5.0 -2.0 -0.4 -1.8 2.3 -1.9 182.3 112 234.6 100 44.80 7.9 46.8 16.1
Wales 5.1 -1.7 -0.7 -2.3 2.2 -2.0 188.7 127 315.5 71 46.40 -1.5 47.5 18.3
Scotland 3.4 -1.9 -2.6 -2.6 0.4 -2.3 137.8 111 278.0 60 43.60 -8.1 61.0 22.4
N Ireland 5.2 -1.9 -1.0 -2.5 2.0 -2.2 162.8 118 227.0 70 39.90 -8.9 48.8 22.1
England & Wales 5.0 -1.9 -0.5 -1.9 2.3 -1.9 183.2 113 245.8 93 45.00 6.6 46.9 16.4
England N 4.1 -2.1 -1.1 -1.9 1.5 -2.0 167.7 111 230.2 88 45.60 6.5 52.6 18.2
England S 5.5 -1.9 -0.1 -1.7 2.7 -1.8 190.0 112 236.9 108 44.30 8.6 43.7 15.0
Scotland N 3.3 -1.9 -2.6 -2.6 0.3 -2.2 124.9 117 272.4 53 47.20 -9.6 60.8 21.8
Scotland E 2.9 -2.0 -3.1 -2.6 -0.1 -2.3 135.1 96 284.1 86 44.90 1.1 64.1 20.5
Scotland W 4.0 -1.8 -2.0 -2.7 1.0 -2.3 157.8 122 278.8 52 37.40 -15.7 58.1 25.2
England E & NE 4.1 -2.1 -1.0 -1.7 1.5 -1.9 172.5 107 228.7 114 49.50 14.3 51.4 16.9
England NW & Wales N 4.5 -1.9 -1.1 -2.3 1.7 -2.1 164.6 115 257.8 68 43.60 -1.8 52.8 20.7
Midlands 4.7 -2.1 -0.6 -1.7 2.0 -1.9 183.9 118 191.4 89 41.70 5.3 47.9 15.6
East Anglia 5.1 -2.0 0.0 -1.5 2.5 -1.7 172.1 99 211.5 144 47.00 16.0 44.0 14.7
England SW & Wales S 5.9 -1.7 0.0 -2.1 3.0 -1.9 210.5 129 313.8 79 45.10 -0.7 40.9 15.6
England SE & Central S 5.8 -1.8 -0.1 -1.8 2.8 -1.8 185.3 105 284.3 129 45.50 10.7 44.6 15.6

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 4.5 -1.5 -1.2 -1.8 1.6 -1.6 167.5 113 255.4 83 44.30 2.2 51.5 15.5
England 5.0 -1.5 -0.4 -1.4 2.3 -1.4 182.3 114 234.6 105 44.80 8.4 46.8 12.8
Wales 5.1 -1.3 -0.7 -1.9 2.2 -1.6 188.7 125 315.5 75 46.40 -0.1 47.5 14.9
Scotland 3.4 -1.5 -2.6 -2.3 0.4 -1.9 137.8 107 278.0 67 43.60 -5.8 61.0 19.7
N Ireland 5.2 -1.6 -1.0 -2.2 2.0 -1.9 162.8 114 227.0 74 39.90 -7.2 48.8 18.8
England & Wales 5.0 -1.4 -0.5 -1.4 2.3 -1.5 183.2 115 245.8 98 45.00 7.3 46.9 13.1
England N 4.1 -1.6 -1.1 -1.5 1.5 -1.6 167.7 113 230.2 93 45.60 7.2 52.6 15.0
England S 5.5 -1.4 -0.1 -1.3 2.7 -1.4 190.0 114 236.9 112 44.30 9.1 43.7 11.6
Scotland N 3.3 -1.6 -2.6 -2.3 0.3 -1.9 124.9 111 272.4 59 47.20 -6.9 60.8 19.4
Scotland E 2.9 -1.6 -3.1 -2.3 -0.1 -1.9 135.1 95 284.1 93 44.90 2.2 64.1 17.9
Scotland W 4.0 -1.5 -2.0 -2.4 1.0 -2.0 157.8 115 278.8 59 37.40 -12.7 58.1 22.2
England E & NE 4.1 -1.7 -1.0 -1.3 1.5 -1.5 172.5 110 228.7 119 49.50 14.3 51.4 13.7
England NW & Wales N 4.5 -1.5 -1.1 -1.9 1.7 -1.7 164.6 113 257.8 73 43.60 -0.2 52.8 17.4
Midlands 4.7 -1.5 -0.6 -1.3 2.0 -1.4 183.9 120 191.4 94 41.70 5.9 47.9 12.2
East Anglia 5.1 -1.5 0.0 -1.0 2.5 -1.2 172.1 102 211.5 146 47.00 15.9 44.0 11.1
England SW & Wales S 5.9 -1.2 0.0 -1.7 3.0 -1.5 210.5 129 313.8 84 45.10 0.4 40.9 12.5
England SE & Central S 5.8 -1.3 -0.1 -1.4 2.8 -1.3 185.3 107 284.3 135 45.50 11.3 44.6 11.9

Last updated: 1720 on 28 Jul 2010.




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