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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 1981 to 2010 averages.

Regional values compared with 1981 to 2010
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 7.5 1.1 1.8 0.9 4.7 1.0 58.3 124 110.9 91 14.6 -0.9 8.6 -2.7
England 8.3 1.4 2.3 1.0 5.3 1.2 69.8 129 63.9 77 11.8 -1.4 8.3 -2.2
Wales 8.0 1.2 2.9 1.5 5.5 1.4 51.0 105 129.8 83 16.1 -0.8 7.8 -2.4
Scotland 5.8 0.5 0.6 0.6 3.2 0.6 44.1 123 183.0 103 18.4 -0.2 10.4 -2.9
N Ireland 8.1 1.0 2.9 1.5 5.5 1.3 42.9 96 115.6 99 17.3 -0.2 3.0 -6.2
England & Wales 8.3 1.4 2.4 1.1 5.3 1.2 67.2 126 73.0 78 12.4 -1.3 8.2 -2.2
England N 7.2 1.1 1.5 0.8 4.4 0.9 66.3 134 82.0 87 13.9 -0.2 9.7 -1.9
England S 8.9 1.6 2.7 1.1 5.8 1.4 71.6 126 54.4 71 10.7 -2.0 7.6 -2.3
Scotland N 5.5 0.3 0.5 0.5 3.0 0.5 35.7 127 230.7 115 21.3 0.9 10.2 -3.0
Scotland E 5.5 0.6 -0.2 0.3 2.6 0.5 59.8 139 92.6 74 13.7 -2.2 13.0 -2.1
Scotland W 6.5 0.6 1.7 1.0 4.0 0.8 38.7 101 214.7 106 19.6 0.5 7.8 -3.6
England E & NE 7.4 1.2 1.3 0.6 4.3 0.9 73.6 139 47.2 66 11.3 -1.5 9.5 -2.1
England NW & Wales N 7.4 1.0 2.1 1.0 4.8 1.0 55.3 119 125.4 92 16.8 0.6 9.6 -1.3
Midlands 8.2 1.5 2.0 1.0 5.1 1.2 71.6 138 62.6 85 11.9 -1.0 9.0 -1.9
East Anglia 8.8 1.7 2.4 1.1 5.6 1.4 71.6 122 42.0 79 10.3 -1.0 8.0 -2.0
England SW & Wales S 8.8 1.2 3.5 1.5 6.1 1.4 59.1 110 104.3 76 14.3 -1.8 5.8 -3.2
England SE & Central S 9.3 1.8 2.9 1.1 6.1 1.5 72.7 124 48.6 61 9.1 -3.5 7.6 -2.5

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 7.5 1.8 1.8 1.5 4.7 1.7 58.3 133 110.9 98 14.6 -0.9 8.6 -4.1
England 8.3 2.2 2.3 1.6 5.3 1.9 69.8 141 63.9 79 11.8 -1.7 8.3 -3.8
Wales 8.0 1.9 2.9 2.0 5.5 2.0 51.0 114 129.8 86 16.1 -1.1 7.8 -3.5
Scotland 5.8 1.1 0.6 1.0 3.2 1.1 44.1 127 183.0 118 18.4 0.4 10.4 -4.2
N Ireland 8.1 1.6 2.9 2.0 5.5 1.8 42.9 98 115.6 100 17.3 -0.2 3.0 -8.0
England & Wales 8.3 2.2 2.4 1.7 5.3 1.9 67.2 138 73.0 81 12.4 -1.6 8.2 -3.8
England N 7.2 1.8 1.5 1.3 4.4 1.6 66.3 146 82.0 91 13.9 -0.4 9.7 -3.6
England S 8.9 2.5 2.7 1.8 5.8 2.1 71.6 139 54.4 72 10.7 -2.4 7.6 -3.9
Scotland N 5.5 1.0 0.5 1.0 3.0 1.0 35.7 129 230.7 137 21.3 1.8 10.2 -4.3
Scotland E 5.5 1.3 -0.2 0.8 2.6 1.1 59.8 147 92.6 79 13.7 -2.1 13.0 -3.3
Scotland W 6.5 1.3 1.7 1.4 4.0 1.4 38.7 102 214.7 120 19.6 1.2 7.8 -4.9
England E & NE 7.4 2.0 1.3 1.2 4.3 1.6 73.6 150 47.2 68 11.3 -1.7 9.5 -3.9
England NW & Wales N 7.4 1.7 2.1 1.6 4.8 1.6 55.3 129 125.4 98 16.8 0.5 9.6 -2.8
Midlands 8.2 2.4 2.0 1.6 5.1 1.9 71.6 150 62.6 87 11.9 -1.3 9.0 -3.5
East Anglia 8.8 2.6 2.4 1.8 5.6 2.2 71.6 136 42.0 82 10.3 -1.2 8.0 -4.0
England SW & Wales S 8.8 1.9 3.5 2.0 6.1 2.0 59.1 120 104.3 77 14.3 -2.2 5.8 -4.3
England SE & Central S 9.3 2.6 2.9 1.8 6.1 2.2 72.7 138 48.6 63 9.1 -3.8 7.6 -4.0

Last updated: 1334 on 18 Sep 2012.




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