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Regional values - October

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 14.5 2.0 8.0 2.0 11.3 2.0 90.4 99 122.8 105 15.80 1.4 0.4 -1.2
England 16.0 2.5 8.6 2.0 12.3 2.2 116.8 115 62.8 75 11.20 -0.7 0.5 -1.0
Wales 14.8 2.0 8.8 2.3 11.8 2.2 84.8 92 127.1 83 17.40 1.6 0.4 -1.0
Scotland 12.2 1.4 6.8 1.9 9.5 1.7 55.0 73 205.7 126 22.00 4.3 0.5 -1.8
N Ireland 13.5 1.1 7.8 1.7 10.7 1.4 53.4 62 210.7 184 21.10 4.8 0.1 -1.0
England & Wales 15.9 2.4 8.6 2.1 12.2 2.2 112.4 112 71.6 77 12.00 -0.4 0.5 -1.0
England N 14.7 2.1 8.0 2.0 11.3 2.1 92.9 100 93.3 100 15.10 2.2 0.4 -1.4
England S 16.7 2.7 8.9 2.0 12.8 2.3 129.4 122 46.6 59 9.10 -2.2 0.5 -0.7
Scotland N 11.8 1.4 6.3 1.6 9.1 1.5 56.9 82 206.0 116 21.90 2.3 0.3 -1.8
Scotland E 12.3 1.5 6.6 2.2 9.5 1.8 62.2 76 120.3 101 18.10 3.2 0.7 -2.2
Scotland W 12.6 1.2 7.7 2.2 10.2 1.7 44.8 57 296.1 156 26.10 8.1 0.4 -1.5
England E & NE 15.0 2.2 7.8 1.9 11.4 2.1 105.6 109 62.1 89 12.70 1.3 0.4 -1.3
England NW & Wales N 14.5 2.0 8.5 2.3 11.5 2.1 77.6 88 130.2 95 18.40 3.0 0.4 -1.3
Midlands 16.1 2.8 8.3 2.1 12.2 2.4 116.3 119 52.5 71 10.50 -1.1 0.3 -1.3
East Anglia 17.3 2.9 9.0 2.0 13.1 2.4 151.9 135 25.5 43 6.70 -2.9 0.9 -0.1
England SW & Wales S 15.6 2.0 9.1 2.1 12.4 2.1 96.7 98 113.7 86 15.00 0.2 0.3 -0.8
England SE & Central S 17.0 2.5 9.0 1.9 13.0 2.2 136.7 121 36.1 43 7.90 -3.1 0.8 -0.5

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 14.5 1.8 8.0 1.8 11.3 1.8 90.4 102 122.8 110 15.80 1.7 0.4 -0.9
England 16.0 2.3 8.6 1.8 12.3 2.1 116.8 119 62.8 81 11.20 -0.3 0.5 -0.6
Wales 14.8 1.9 8.8 2.1 11.8 2.0 84.8 95 127.1 88 17.40 1.9 0.4 -0.7
Scotland 12.2 1.2 6.8 1.7 9.5 1.5 55.0 74 205.7 129 22.00 4.4 0.5 -1.4
N Ireland 13.5 0.9 7.8 1.5 10.7 1.2 53.4 65 210.7 184 21.10 4.7 0.1 -0.8
England & Wales 15.9 2.2 8.6 1.9 12.2 2.0 112.4 116 71.6 83 12.00 0.0 0.5 -0.7
England N 14.7 1.9 8.0 1.8 11.3 1.9 92.9 103 93.3 104 15.10 2.5 0.4 -1.0
England S 16.7 2.5 8.9 1.9 12.8 2.2 129.4 127 46.6 66 9.10 -1.7 0.5 -0.5
Scotland N 11.8 1.2 6.3 1.4 9.1 1.3 56.9 84 206.0 116 21.90 2.4 0.3 -1.4
Scotland E 12.3 1.3 6.6 2.0 9.5 1.6 62.2 78 120.3 106 18.10 3.5 0.7 -1.7
Scotland W 12.6 1.0 7.7 1.9 10.2 1.5 44.8 59 296.1 159 26.10 8.1 0.4 -1.1
England E & NE 15.0 2.0 7.8 1.7 11.4 1.9 105.6 112 62.1 96 12.70 1.6 0.4 -1.0
England NW & Wales N 14.5 1.8 8.5 2.0 11.5 1.9 77.6 89 130.2 98 18.40 3.2 0.4 -0.9
Midlands 16.1 2.6 8.3 1.9 12.2 2.2 116.3 124 52.5 78 10.50 -0.7 0.3 -1.0
East Anglia 17.3 2.7 9.0 1.9 13.1 2.3 151.9 141 25.5 48 6.70 -2.5 0.9 0.1
England SW & Wales S 15.6 1.9 9.1 1.9 12.4 1.9 96.7 103 113.7 93 15.00 0.6 0.3 -0.6
England SE & Central S 17.0 2.3 9.0 1.8 13.0 2.1 136.7 126 36.1 48 7.90 -2.5 0.8 -0.2

Last updated: 1259 on 13 Mar 2012.




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