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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.

Provisional 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 6.0 -0.6 0.7 -0.2 3.3 -0.4 164.7 104 346.7 105 43.8 1.2 38.3 4.8
England 6.3 -0.8 1.0 -0.3 3.6 -0.6 176.6 100 267.9 116 39.1 2.7 36.8 5.3
Wales 6.4 -0.6 1.2 -0.2 3.8 -0.4 161.5 100 501.8 116 50.0 3.7 37.0 6.3
Scotland 5.1 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1 2.5 -0.2 146.2 113 437.5 93 48.5 -2.5 43.5 4.6
N Ireland 6.9 -0.3 1.5 0.0 4.2 -0.2 161.7 109 334.6 106 52.6 5.0 25.8 -0.9
England & Wales 6.3 -0.7 1.0 -0.3 3.7 -0.5 174.5 100 300.2 116 40.6 2.9 36.9 5.4
England N 5.5 -0.8 0.5 -0.3 3.0 -0.6 172.5 106 282.0 107 38.4 -0.5 41.8 7.2
England S 6.8 -0.7 1.2 -0.4 4.0 -0.6 178.8 98 260.5 122 39.4 4.4 34.2 4.3
Scotland N 5.0 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 2.4 -0.3 135.8 126 430.7 81 50.7 -5.7 43.9 5.2
Scotland E 4.6 -0.5 -0.6 -0.1 2.0 -0.3 151.4 102 356.0 107 44.6 1.5 49.0 4.9
Scotland W 5.7 -0.3 0.7 0.0 3.2 -0.2 154.4 112 533.2 100 49.5 -2.3 37.4 3.5
England E & NE 5.6 -0.8 0.4 -0.3 3.0 -0.6 182.0 105 230.3 115 37.6 2.1 40.0 5.5
England NW & Wales N 5.9 -0.7 0.8 -0.3 3.3 -0.5 154.3 99 392.6 104 43.2 -1.2 41.4 8.6
Midlands 6.0 -0.8 0.7 -0.4 3.3 -0.6 178.4 106 247.3 120 37.5 2.0 40.7 7.5
East Anglia 6.3 -0.9 0.8 -0.6 3.5 -0.8 175.5 94 169.4 115 35.9 4.7 36.8 6.2
England SW & Wales S 7.2 -0.5 2.0 0.0 4.6 -0.3 180.0 102 466.7 123 49.4 5.4 27.8 1.0
England SE & Central S 7.0 -0.7 1.3 -0.4 4.2 -0.5 172.1 91 257.6 118 38.4 4.1 34.5 4.1

The following table shows comparisons with the 1961 to 1990 averages.

Provisional 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 6.0 0.0 0.7 0.1 3.3 0.0 164.7 111 346.7 113 43.8 1.7 38.3 2.4
England 6.3 -0.1 1.0 0.0 3.6 -0.1 176.6 110 267.9 120 39.1 2.7 36.8 2.8
Wales 6.4 0.0 1.2 0.1 3.8 0.0 161.5 107 501.8 120 50.0 3.5 37.0 4.4
Scotland 5.1 0.1 -0.1 0.2 2.5 0.2 146.2 114 437.5 105 48.5 -0.9 43.5 2.2
N Ireland 6.9 0.1 1.5 0.3 4.2 0.2 161.7 113 334.6 109 52.6 5.5 25.8 -4.2
England & Wales 6.3 -0.1 1.0 0.0 3.7 0.0 174.5 110 300.2 120 40.6 2.8 36.9 3.1
England N 5.5 -0.2 0.5 0.1 3.0 -0.1 172.5 116 282.0 114 38.4 0.0 41.8 4.2
England S 6.8 -0.1 1.2 0.0 4.0 0.0 178.8 108 260.5 123 39.4 4.1 34.2 2.1
Scotland N 5.0 0.1 -0.2 0.1 2.4 0.1 135.8 120 430.7 93 50.7 -3.4 43.9 2.4
Scotland E 4.6 0.1 -0.6 0.2 2.0 0.1 151.4 107 356.0 116 44.6 1.9 49.0 2.7
Scotland W 5.7 0.2 0.7 0.2 3.2 0.2 154.4 113 533.2 113 49.5 -0.6 37.4 1.5
England E & NE 5.6 -0.2 0.4 0.1 3.0 -0.1 182.0 116 230.3 120 37.6 2.4 40.0 2.4
England NW & Wales N 5.9 -0.1 0.8 0.0 3.3 -0.1 154.3 106 392.6 111 43.2 -0.6 41.4 5.9
Midlands 6.0 -0.2 0.7 0.0 3.3 -0.1 178.4 117 247.3 121 37.5 1.8 40.7 5.1
East Anglia 6.3 -0.3 0.8 -0.2 3.5 -0.2 175.5 105 169.4 117 35.9 4.8 36.8 4.0
England SW & Wales S 7.2 0.1 2.0 0.3 4.6 0.2 180.0 110 466.7 124 49.4 4.7 27.8 -0.7
England SE & Central S 7.0 -0.1 1.3 0.1 4.2 0.0 172.1 100 257.6 122 38.4 4.1 34.5 1.9

Last updated: 1248 on 4 Mar 2013.




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