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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 9.8 1.3 1.9 -0.1 5.8 0.6 121.6 125 49.7 52 7.80 -6.5 8.5 0.6
England 10.8 1.5 2.3 -0.1 6.5 0.7 135.1 132 19.3 29 4.00 -8.1 7.4 0.7
Wales 10.3 1.8 1.8 -0.7 6.1 0.6 155.2 159 30.7 26 6.60 -8.5 9.9 3.0
Scotland 7.9 1.0 1.2 0.3 4.5 0.6 90.7 102 104.4 75 13.90 -3.4 10.0 -0.5
N Ireland 10.3 1.5 1.6 -0.6 6.0 0.4 119.8 130 54.4 58 10.00 -6.4 8.4 2.1
England & Wales 10.7 1.5 2.2 -0.2 6.5 0.7 137.8 136 20.9 28 4.40 -8.1 7.8 1.0
England N 9.9 1.5 1.8 -0.0 5.9 0.7 133.4 140 29.5 38 5.50 -7.5 8.2 0.3
England S 11.3 1.4 2.5 -0.2 6.9 0.6 135.9 128 13.9 23 3.20 -8.4 7.0 0.9
Scotland N 7.3 0.7 1.4 0.7 4.4 0.7 78.1 92 110.0 70 16.50 -2.8 9.9 -1.0
Scotland E 8.2 1.3 0.7 0.2 4.4 0.7 108.6 113 89.9 91 11.30 -3.3 11.3 -0.6
Scotland W 8.4 1.0 1.3 -0.1 4.9 0.4 88.4 102 112.2 71 13.20 -4.2 8.8 0.3
England E & NE 10.1 1.5 2.0 0.2 6.0 0.8 132.4 133 20.5 33 4.30 -7.6 7.7 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 9.8 1.6 1.5 -0.7 5.7 0.5 141.5 153 42.8 39 7.30 -7.3 10.4 2.8
Midlands 10.9 1.6 2.2 -0.0 6.6 0.8 134.8 137 11.9 19 3.00 -9.1 7.0 -0.1
East Anglia 10.9 1.0 2.4 -0.2 6.7 0.4 113.8 108 7.3 16 2.10 -8.5 6.4 0.4
England SW & Wales S 11.0 1.7 2.6 -0.3 6.8 0.7 154.9 147 28.0 28 5.90 -8.1 7.9 2.3
England SE & Central S 11.4 1.4 2.5 -0.3 7.0 0.6 143.7 129 15.9 27 3.50 -7.5 7.5 1.1

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 ≥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 9.8 1.8 1.9 0.5 5.8 1.1 121.6 121 49.7 54 7.80 -6.0 8.5 -0.9
England 10.8 2.0 2.3 0.5 6.5 1.3 135.1 128 19.3 29 4.00 -7.9 7.4 -0.9
Wales 10.3 2.2 1.8 -0.1 6.1 1.1 155.2 151 30.7 27 6.60 -7.9 9.9 1.1
Scotland 7.9 1.3 1.2 0.7 4.5 1.0 90.7 97 104.4 81 13.90 -2.6 10.0 -1.7
N Ireland 10.3 1.8 1.6 -0.2 6.0 0.8 119.8 123 54.4 60 10.00 -5.8 8.4 0.6
England & Wales 10.7 2.0 2.2 0.4 6.5 1.2 137.8 131 20.9 29 4.40 -7.9 7.8 -0.6
England N 9.9 2.1 1.8 0.6 5.9 1.3 133.4 136 29.5 39 5.50 -7.1 8.2 -1.3
England S 11.3 2.0 2.5 0.5 6.9 1.2 135.9 125 13.9 23 3.20 -8.3 7.0 -0.6
Scotland N 7.3 1.0 1.4 1.0 4.4 1.0 78.1 88 110.0 76 16.50 -2.0 9.9 -2.2
Scotland E 8.2 1.7 0.7 0.7 4.4 1.1 108.6 111 89.9 97 11.30 -2.8 11.3 -1.8
Scotland W 8.4 1.4 1.3 0.3 4.9 0.8 88.4 96 112.2 78 13.20 -3.1 8.8 -1.0
England E & NE 10.1 2.0 2.0 0.8 6.0 1.4 132.4 131 20.5 33 4.30 -7.5 7.7 -1.6
England NW & Wales N 9.8 2.1 1.5 -0.1 5.7 1.0 141.5 145 42.8 42 7.30 -6.7 10.4 1.1
Midlands 10.9 2.2 2.2 0.6 6.6 1.4 134.8 133 11.9 19 3.00 -8.9 7.0 -1.9
East Anglia 10.9 1.6 2.4 0.5 6.7 1.1 113.8 106 7.3 16 2.10 -8.5 6.4 -1.0
England SW & Wales S 11.0 2.1 2.6 0.3 6.8 1.2 154.9 141 28.0 28 5.90 -7.8 7.9 0.7
England SE & Central S 11.4 1.9 2.5 0.4 7.0 1.1 143.7 126 15.9 26 3.50 -7.6 7.5 -0.3

Last updated: 0916 on 10 Aug 2011.




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