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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 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 0.9 1.7 0.8 4.6 0.8 159.6 101 339.0 103 44.5 2.0 27.1 -6.4
England 8.0 0.9 2.0 0.6 5.0 0.8 194.0 110 197.8 86 34.3 -2.0 26.9 -4.6
Wales 7.9 0.9 2.7 1.2 5.3 1.1 140.1 87 405.0 93 50.5 4.1 23.0 -7.7
Scotland 6.3 0.8 0.9 0.9 3.6 0.9 117.9 91 555.7 118 57.7 6.7 31.4 -7.5
N Ireland 8.2 0.9 3.0 1.5 5.5 1.2 104.4 70 341.4 109 56.7 9.1 12.6 -14.2
England & Wales 8.0 0.9 2.0 0.7 5.0 0.8 186.6 107 226.4 88 36.5 -1.2 26.4 -5.1
England N 7.1 0.8 1.5 0.7 4.3 0.8 172.6 106 255.6 97 40.4 1.5 29.6 -5.0
England S 8.5 1.0 2.2 0.6 5.3 0.8 205.4 113 167.2 78 31.1 -3.9 25.5 -4.4
Scotland N 6.1 0.8 0.7 0.8 3.4 0.8 100.0 93 681.6 128 65.8 9.4 31.2 -7.6
Scotland E 6.0 0.9 0.1 0.7 3.0 0.8 157.6 107 273.5 82 41.2 -1.9 39.1 -5.0
Scotland W 6.8 0.8 1.9 1.2 4.3 1.0 100.1 73 686.0 128 64.2 12.4 23.6 -10.2
England E & NE 7.3 0.8 1.3 0.5 4.3 0.7 200.3 115 147.6 74 31.2 -4.3 30.6 -4.0
England NW & Wales N 7.4 0.8 2.2 1.1 4.8 0.9 134.8 87 405.2 107 51.9 7.5 26.1 -6.7
Midlands 7.9 1.0 1.7 0.7 4.8 0.9 194.3 115 184.8 89 33.7 -1.8 27.7 -5.6
East Anglia 8.2 0.9 1.8 0.4 5.0 0.7 221.4 119 118.8 81 28.1 -3.1 27.3 -3.3
England SW & Wales S 8.5 0.8 3.0 0.9 5.8 0.9 164.1 93 321.5 85 44.5 0.5 20.5 -6.3
England SE & Central S 8.7 1.0 2.2 0.4 5.4 0.7 213.5 113 161.6 74 27.5 -6.8 27.2 -3.2

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 7.5 1.5 1.7 1.1 4.6 1.3 159.6 108 339.0 110 44.5 2.5 27.1 -8.8
England 8.0 1.5 2.0 1.0 5.0 1.3 194.0 121 197.8 88 34.3 -2.1 26.9 -7.1
Wales 7.9 1.5 2.7 1.5 5.3 1.5 140.1 93 405.0 97 50.5 3.9 23.0 -9.6
Scotland 6.3 1.3 0.9 1.1 3.6 1.2 117.9 92 555.7 133 57.7 8.3 31.4 -9.9
N Ireland 8.2 1.4 3.0 1.8 5.5 1.6 104.4 73 341.4 111 56.7 9.6 12.6 -17.5
England & Wales 8.0 1.5 2.0 1.1 5.0 1.3 186.6 117 226.4 90 36.5 -1.2 26.4 -7.4
England N 7.1 1.4 1.5 1.1 4.3 1.3 172.6 116 255.6 103 40.4 2.0 29.6 -8.0
England S 8.5 1.6 2.2 1.0 5.3 1.3 205.4 124 167.2 79 31.1 -4.2 25.5 -6.6
Scotland N 6.1 1.3 0.7 1.1 3.4 1.2 100.0 89 681.6 147 65.8 11.7 31.2 -10.3
Scotland E 6.0 1.5 0.1 0.9 3.0 1.2 157.6 111 273.5 89 41.2 -1.5 39.1 -7.2
Scotland W 6.8 1.3 1.9 1.5 4.3 1.4 100.1 73 686.0 145 64.2 14.1 23.6 -12.3
England E & NE 7.3 1.5 1.3 0.9 4.3 1.2 200.3 128 147.6 77 31.2 -4.0 30.6 -7.0
England NW & Wales N 7.4 1.4 2.2 1.4 4.8 1.4 134.8 92 405.2 115 51.9 8.1 26.1 -9.4
Midlands 7.9 1.7 1.7 1.1 4.8 1.4 194.3 127 184.8 90 33.7 -2.0 27.7 -8.0
East Anglia 8.2 1.6 1.8 0.8 5.0 1.2 221.4 132 118.8 82 28.1 -3.0 27.3 -5.6
England SW & Wales S 8.5 1.4 3.0 1.3 5.8 1.3 164.1 101 321.5 86 44.5 -0.2 20.5 -8.0
England SE & Central S 8.7 1.7 2.2 0.9 5.4 1.3 213.5 124 161.6 77 27.5 -6.7 27.2 -5.5

Last updated: 1334 on 18 Sep 2012.




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