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Regional values - May

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 15.0 0.3 6.0 0.0 10.5 0.1 199.3 107 65.8 94 10.0 -1.3 2.0 0.8
England 16.0 0.2 7.0 0.4 11.5 0.3 194.3 102 54.0 92 9.1 -0.9 1.0 0.2
Wales 15.3 0.5 6.5 0.1 10.9 0.3 209.5 112 76.6 89 9.7 -2.3 0.9 -0.2
Scotland 13.3 0.3 4.2 -0.6 8.6 -0.2 205.2 115 83.2 98 11.4 -1.5 4.1 2.0
N Ireland 15.1 0.5 5.9 -0.1 10.5 0.3 194.7 107 62.6 86 11.0 -1.9 1.5 0.6
England & Wales 15.9 0.2 7.0 0.3 11.4 0.3 196.4 103 57.1 92 9.1 -1.1 0.9 0.2
England N 14.9 0.1 6.0 -0.1 10.4 0.0 199.2 109 68.3 112 9.4 -1.1 2.1 1.1
England S 16.6 0.3 7.6 0.6 12.1 0.4 191.7 98 46.4 81 8.9 -0.7 0.3 -0.2
Scotland N 12.6 0.3 3.7 -0.8 8.1 -0.3 205.9 120 90.8 104 11.7 -2.0 4.2 1.9
Scotland E 13.0 -0.1 3.9 -0.5 8.4 -0.3 192.4 109 74.7 101 11.7 -0.2 4.5 2.1
Scotland W 14.5 0.7 5.1 -0.3 9.7 0.2 217.4 116 82.0 89 10.5 -2.3 3.3 1.8
England E & NE 14.6 -0.1 5.9 -0.0 10.3 -0.0 194.1 105 62.3 118 9.4 -0.3 1.9 1.0
England NW & Wales N 15.1 0.3 6.1 -0.2 10.5 0.0 208.4 113 77.6 101 9.7 -1.9 1.7 0.6
Midlands 16.2 0.3 6.9 0.4 11.5 0.3 195.8 107 51.7 88 8.5 -1.7 0.9 0.2
East Anglia 16.5 -0.0 7.9 0.8 12.2 0.3 171.0 87 48.3 99 9.8 1.0 0.3 -0.4
England SW & Wales S 16.0 0.5 7.2 0.3 11.6 0.4 210.0 108 60.0 78 9.1 -2.0 0.5 -0.1
England SE & Central S 17.1 0.4 8.1 0.9 12.6 0.7 190.9 95 42.5 78 8.9 -0.4 0.3 -0.2

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 15.0 0.9 6.0 0.5 10.5 0.7 199.3 111 65.8 92 10.0 -1.9 2.0 0.7
England 16.0 0.9 7.0 0.9 11.5 0.9 194.3 104 54.0 90 9.1 -1.7 1.0 0.1
Wales 15.3 1.2 6.5 0.7 10.9 0.9 209.5 114 76.6 88 9.7 -3.0 0.9 -0.3
Scotland 13.3 0.8 4.2 -0.2 8.6 0.3 205.2 124 83.2 96 11.4 -1.9 4.1 2.1
N Ireland 15.1 1.2 5.9 0.4 10.5 0.8 194.7 113 62.6 86 11.0 -2.7 1.5 0.4
England & Wales 15.9 1.0 7.0 0.9 11.4 0.9 196.4 105 57.1 90 9.1 -1.9 0.9 0.0
England N 14.9 0.7 6.0 0.4 10.4 0.6 199.2 112 68.3 105 9.4 -2.0 2.1 0.9
England S 16.6 1.0 7.6 1.2 12.1 1.1 191.7 100 46.4 81 8.9 -1.5 0.3 -0.4
Scotland N 12.6 0.7 3.7 -0.5 8.1 0.1 205.9 129 90.8 103 11.7 -2.1 4.2 2.2
Scotland E 13.0 0.5 3.9 -0.2 8.4 0.2 192.4 117 74.7 96 11.7 -0.8 4.5 2.4
Scotland W 14.5 1.3 5.1 0.1 9.7 0.7 217.4 122 82.0 88 10.5 -2.9 3.3 1.8
England E & NE 14.6 0.6 5.9 0.5 10.3 0.6 194.1 109 62.3 109 9.4 -1.2 1.9 0.8
England NW & Wales N 15.1 1.0 6.1 0.4 10.5 0.6 208.4 115 77.6 98 9.7 -2.7 1.7 0.4
Midlands 16.2 1.0 6.9 0.9 11.5 1.0 195.8 110 51.7 86 8.5 -2.6 0.9 -0.1
East Anglia 16.5 0.6 7.9 1.3 12.2 1.0 171.0 88 48.3 103 9.8 0.2 0.3 -0.3
England SW & Wales S 16.0 1.3 7.2 0.8 11.6 1.0 210.0 110 60.0 78 9.1 -2.7 0.5 -0.3
England SE & Central S 17.1 1.2 8.1 1.5 12.6 1.3 190.9 96 42.5 76 8.9 -1.2 0.3 -0.4

Last updated: 1156 on 12 Dec 2012.




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