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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 ≥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 5.3 -1.1 -0.5 -1.4 2.4 -1.3 149.0 101 264.9 80 38.80 -4.5 42.4 9.6
England 5.9 -1.1 0.2 -1.1 3.0 -1.1 147.8 90 191.7 82 32.80 -4.1 38.9 8.2
Wales 5.7 -1.1 -0.1 -1.7 2.8 -1.4 158.1 106 332.2 74 40.90 -7.0 42.0 12.9
Scotland 4.3 -1.0 -1.6 -1.7 1.3 -1.4 138.9 112 366.2 79 47.50 -4.2 48.1 9.6
N Ireland 5.9 -1.2 -0.8 -2.2 2.6 -1.7 201.2 146 272.5 84 41.40 -7.4 44.1 17.3
England & Wales 5.8 -1.1 0.2 -1.2 3.0 -1.2 149.2 92 211.1 80 33.90 -4.5 39.3 8.9
England N 5.1 -1.1 -0.6 -1.4 2.3 -1.2 165.2 110 231.7 88 36.50 -2.6 41.1 6.6
England S 6.3 -1.1 0.6 -1.0 3.4 -1.1 138.6 81 170.6 77 30.90 -4.9 37.7 9.1
Scotland N 4.3 -0.8 -1.4 -1.4 1.4 -1.2 124.4 116 373.4 72 51.80 -5.0 46.7 7.7
Scotland E 3.7 -1.2 -2.4 -1.9 0.6 -1.6 142.3 101 284.1 86 41.20 -2.5 53.6 10.0
Scotland W 4.8 -1.0 -1.1 -1.9 1.8 -1.5 154.7 120 444.3 83 48.50 -4.7 44.5 11.6
England E & NE 5.2 -1.0 -0.5 -1.2 2.3 -1.1 170.5 106 177.2 89 34.20 -1.0 40.7 6.3
England NW & Wales N 5.3 -1.1 -0.5 -1.7 2.4 -1.4 152.1 106 325.1 86 39.90 -5.5 41.9 9.8
Midlands 5.6 -1.1 -0.1 -1.2 2.8 -1.2 147.5 95 156.6 73 30.70 -5.7 40.3 7.9
East Anglia 6.1 -1.0 0.8 -0.6 3.5 -0.8 121.0 69 132.1 90 27.60 -3.5 34.5 5.1
England SW & Wales S 6.5 -1.1 0.6 -1.5 3.5 -1.3 171.6 105 279.0 70 38.40 -7.4 39.3 14.0
England SE & Central S 6.4 -1.2 0.9 -0.9 3.6 -1.0 119.0 67 200.4 91 32.80 -2.0 37.7 8.7

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 5.3 -0.6 -0.5 -1.0 2.4 -0.8 149.0 100 264.9 86 38.80 -3.3 42.4 6.4
England 5.9 -0.6 0.2 -0.7 3.0 -0.7 147.8 92 191.7 86 32.80 -3.5 38.9 4.9
Wales 5.7 -0.6 -0.1 -1.3 2.8 -1.0 158.1 105 332.2 79 40.90 -5.6 42.0 9.5
Scotland 4.3 -0.7 -1.6 -1.4 1.3 -1.0 138.9 108 366.2 88 47.50 -1.9 48.1 6.9
N Ireland 5.9 -0.9 -0.8 -1.9 2.6 -1.4 201.2 141 272.5 89 41.40 -5.7 44.1 14.0
England & Wales 5.8 -0.6 0.2 -0.8 3.0 -0.7 149.2 94 211.1 84 33.90 -3.8 39.3 5.5
England N 5.1 -0.6 -0.6 -1.0 2.3 -0.8 165.2 111 231.7 94 36.50 -1.9 41.1 3.4
England S 6.3 -0.6 0.6 -0.6 3.4 -0.6 138.6 83 170.6 81 30.90 -4.4 37.7 5.6
Scotland N 4.3 -0.5 -1.4 -1.1 1.4 -0.8 124.4 110 373.4 81 51.80 -2.3 46.7 5.2
Scotland E 3.7 -0.8 -2.4 -1.5 0.6 -1.2 142.3 100 284.1 93 41.20 -1.5 53.6 7.4
Scotland W 4.8 -0.7 -1.1 -1.5 1.8 -1.1 154.7 113 444.3 94 48.50 -1.7 44.5 8.5
England E & NE 5.2 -0.6 -0.5 -0.8 2.3 -0.7 170.5 109 177.2 92 34.20 -1.0 40.7 3.1
England NW & Wales N 5.3 -0.7 -0.5 -1.3 2.4 -1.0 152.1 104 325.1 92 39.90 -4.0 41.9 6.4
Midlands 5.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.8 2.8 -0.7 147.5 97 156.6 77 30.70 -5.1 40.3 4.6
East Anglia 6.1 -0.5 0.8 -0.1 3.5 -0.3 121.0 72 132.1 91 27.60 -3.5 34.5 1.6
England SW & Wales S 6.5 -0.7 0.6 -1.2 3.5 -0.9 171.6 105 279.0 74 38.40 -6.2 39.3 10.8
England SE & Central S 6.4 -0.7 0.9 -0.4 3.6 -0.5 119.0 69 200.4 95 32.80 -1.4 37.7 5.1

Last updated: 1425 on 22 Aug 2011.




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