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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 ≥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 5.8 -0.3 0.4 -0.3 3.1 -0.3 49.9 112 102.8 85 13.30 -2.4 14.3 2.3
England 6.3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 3.7 -0.1 51.6 101 78.7 93 11.30 -2.1 12.7 1.5
Wales 5.9 -0.6 0.3 -1.0 3.1 -0.8 56.4 123 149.1 94 14.80 -2.6 15.2 4.5
Scotland 4.8 -0.1 -0.5 -0.4 2.1 -0.2 41.5 121 136.9 80 16.30 -2.3 16.4 2.4
N Ireland 6.0 -0.8 -0.3 -1.4 2.9 -1.1 71.3 167 66.7 56 12.40 -5.4 16.3 6.2
England & Wales 6.3 -0.3 0.9 -0.1 3.6 -0.2 52.2 104 88.4 94 11.80 -2.2 13.0 1.9
England N 5.6 -0.2 0.2 -0.3 2.9 -0.2 55.4 119 77.3 82 11.40 -2.8 14.9 2.4
England S 6.7 -0.3 1.5 0.1 4.1 -0.1 49.5 93 79.5 101 11.20 -1.8 11.4 1.1
Scotland N 5.0 0.1 -0.2 0.0 2.4 0.1 33.9 125 154.2 81 19.70 -0.6 15.0 1.0
Scotland E 4.3 -0.2 -1.2 -0.5 1.5 -0.4 47.8 116 90.5 73 12.30 -3.6 19.1 3.2
Scotland W 5.2 -0.3 -0.2 -0.7 2.5 -0.5 45.0 121 163.1 83 15.90 -3.2 15.5 3.4
England E & NE 5.8 -0.0 0.3 -0.0 3.1 -0.0 56.8 113 54.5 76 10.00 -2.8 14.3 1.7
England NW & Wales N 5.6 -0.5 0.1 -0.8 2.8 -0.7 53.1 122 125.8 93 13.90 -2.6 15.5 3.8
Midlands 6.1 -0.2 0.7 -0.1 3.4 -0.2 52.9 108 56.8 75 10.50 -2.6 14.2 2.6
East Anglia 6.7 -0.0 1.9 0.8 4.3 0.4 40.4 74 65.1 122 10.60 -0.7 8.9 -1.8
England SW & Wales S 6.6 -0.6 1.1 -0.8 3.9 -0.7 58.3 116 134.5 95 14.00 -2.6 13.2 3.9
England SE & Central S 6.9 -0.3 1.9 0.4 4.4 0.0 47.0 86 99.5 123 11.70 -1.1 10.2 -0.3

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 5.8 0.1 0.4 0.1 3.1 0.1 49.9 114 102.8 91 13.30 -2.3 14.3 1.5
England 6.3 0.2 1.0 0.4 3.7 0.3 51.6 104 78.7 97 11.30 -2.2 12.7 0.6
Wales 5.9 -0.2 0.3 -0.7 3.1 -0.4 56.4 126 149.1 99 14.80 -2.5 15.2 3.8
Scotland 4.8 0.2 -0.5 -0.1 2.1 0.1 41.5 119 136.9 88 16.30 -1.8 16.4 1.9
N Ireland 6.0 -0.5 -0.3 -1.1 2.9 -0.8 71.3 164 66.7 58 12.40 -5.1 16.3 5.3
England & Wales 6.3 0.1 0.9 0.2 3.6 0.2 52.2 107 88.4 98 11.80 -2.3 13.0 1.0
England N 5.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 2.9 0.1 55.4 122 77.3 86 11.40 -2.9 14.9 1.6
England S 6.7 0.2 1.5 0.5 4.1 0.4 49.5 96 79.5 105 11.20 -1.9 11.4 0.0
Scotland N 5.0 0.4 -0.2 0.3 2.4 0.4 33.9 122 154.2 92 19.70 0.1 15.0 0.5
Scotland E 4.3 0.1 -1.2 -0.2 1.5 -0.1 47.8 118 90.5 78 12.30 -3.5 19.1 2.8
Scotland W 5.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.5 2.5 -0.2 45.0 118 163.1 91 15.90 -2.5 15.5 2.8
England E & NE 5.8 0.4 0.3 0.3 3.1 0.3 56.8 116 54.5 78 10.00 -3.1 14.3 0.9
England NW & Wales N 5.6 -0.1 0.1 -0.5 2.8 -0.3 53.1 124 125.8 99 13.90 -2.5 15.5 3.1
Midlands 6.1 0.2 0.7 0.3 3.4 0.2 52.9 111 56.8 79 10.50 -2.7 14.2 1.7
East Anglia 6.7 0.5 1.9 1.2 4.3 0.9 40.4 77 65.1 127 10.60 -1.0 8.9 -3.2
England SW & Wales S 6.6 -0.2 1.1 -0.4 3.9 -0.3 58.3 119 134.5 99 14.00 -2.5 13.2 3.2
England SE & Central S 6.9 0.2 1.9 0.9 4.4 0.5 47.0 89 99.5 128 11.70 -1.2 10.2 -1.5

Last updated: 0958 on 13 Jun 2011.




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