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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 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 12.1 3.2 3.4 1.4 7.7 2.3 150.6 148 37.0 39 6.5 -7.4 3.4 -4.2
England 12.8 3.0 3.4 0.8 8.1 1.9 167.9 156 26.5 41 4.9 -6.7 3.1 -3.4
Wales 12.0 3.0 3.8 1.2 7.9 2.1 155.9 153 31.4 27 6.3 -8.4 2.6 -3.9
Scotland 10.9 3.7 3.3 2.3 7.1 2.9 126.8 137 58.0 41 9.1 -8.1 4.2 -5.8
N Ireland 12.0 2.8 4.3 1.8 8.1 2.3 116.5 119 25.5 27 7.1 -9.2 2.6 -3.2
England & Wales 12.7 3.0 3.4 0.8 8.1 1.9 166.2 156 27.1 38 5.1 -6.9 3.0 -3.4
England N 12.2 3.4 3.4 1.4 7.8 2.4 165.2 162 25.7 34 4.9 -7.6 3.0 -4.5
England S 13.1 2.8 3.4 0.5 8.2 1.6 169.3 153 26.9 46 4.8 -6.2 3.2 -2.8
Scotland N 10.2 3.4 3.4 2.5 6.8 2.9 111.7 129 72.0 45 11.4 -8.1 4.0 -6.3
Scotland E 11.7 4.5 2.5 1.9 7.1 3.1 147.6 145 26.8 27 5.6 -8.6 5.8 -5.6
Scotland W 11.1 3.3 3.9 2.3 7.5 2.8 125.2 136 72.5 45 9.6 -7.7 2.9 -5.5
England E & NE 12.5 3.4 3.1 1.1 7.8 2.2 176.6 167 21.9 38 4.1 -7.2 3.6 -4.0
England NW & Wales N 11.9 3.2 3.9 1.5 7.9 2.4 149.5 151 31.7 30 6.0 -8.3 2.6 -4.4
Midlands 12.9 3.1 3.2 0.7 8.0 1.9 169.8 162 23.0 39 5.1 -6.4 3.5 -3.3
East Anglia 12.7 2.4 2.8 0.0 7.8 1.2 155.6 141 34.1 78 4.2 -5.9 3.5 -2.6
England SW & Wales S 12.5 2.8 4.2 1.0 8.3 1.9 167.9 155 28.8 29 6.1 -7.5 2.1 -3.3
England SE & Central S 13.5 3.0 3.4 0.4 8.4 1.7 174.0 152 26.7 46 4.4 -6.2 3.1 -3.1

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 12.1 4.1 3.4 2.1 7.7 3.1 150.6 150 37.0 40 6.5 -7.4 3.4 -6.0
England 12.8 4.0 3.4 1.6 8.1 2.8 167.9 160 26.5 40 4.9 -7.1 3.1 -5.2
Wales 12.0 3.9 3.8 1.9 7.9 2.9 155.9 151 31.4 28 6.3 -8.2 2.6 -6.2
Scotland 10.9 4.4 3.3 2.8 7.1 3.6 126.8 136 58.0 45 9.1 -7.4 4.2 -7.5
N Ireland 12.0 3.5 4.3 2.5 8.1 3.0 116.5 120 25.5 28 7.1 -8.7 2.6 -5.1
England & Wales 12.7 4.0 3.4 1.7 8.1 2.8 166.2 158 27.1 37 5.1 -7.2 3.0 -5.3
England N 12.2 4.4 3.4 2.2 7.8 3.3 165.2 168 25.7 34 4.9 -7.8 3.0 -6.5
England S 13.1 3.8 3.4 1.3 8.2 2.6 169.3 155 26.9 43 4.8 -6.7 3.2 -4.5
Scotland N 10.2 3.9 3.4 3.0 6.8 3.4 111.7 125 72.0 49 11.4 -7.0 4.0 -8.1
Scotland E 11.7 5.3 2.5 2.5 7.1 3.8 147.6 150 26.8 29 5.6 -8.5 5.8 -7.4
Scotland W 11.1 4.0 3.9 2.9 7.5 3.4 125.2 135 72.5 51 9.6 -6.7 2.9 -7.0
England E & NE 12.5 4.5 3.1 1.9 7.8 3.2 176.6 175 21.9 36 4.1 -7.7 3.6 -5.7
England NW & Wales N 11.9 4.1 3.9 2.3 7.9 3.3 149.5 153 31.7 31 6.0 -8.0 2.6 -6.7
Midlands 12.9 4.2 3.2 1.6 8.0 2.9 169.8 167 23.0 37 5.1 -6.8 3.5 -5.4
East Anglia 12.7 3.4 2.8 0.9 7.8 2.2 155.6 145 34.1 74 4.2 -6.3 3.5 -4.0
England SW & Wales S 12.5 3.6 4.2 1.8 8.3 2.7 167.9 153 28.8 29 6.1 -7.6 2.1 -5.2
England SE & Central S 13.5 4.0 3.4 1.2 8.4 2.6 174.0 152 26.7 43 4.4 -6.7 3.1 -4.8

Last updated: 1223 on 18 Oct 2012.




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