Regional extremes observations

Extremes

Observation extremes are provided by region for the previous day


Extremes of temperature, rainfall and sunshine are provided for a chosen region along with the location at which the extreme occurred.

Based on observation sites split across:

  • Eight English regions
  • Northern Ireland
  • Six Scottish regions
  • Wales

The extremes may include observation sites which are not available though DataPoint.

The following information is provided:

  • Highest maximum temperature between 0900 UTC to 2100 UTC on the date shown
  • Lowest maximum temperature between 0900 UTC to 2100 UTC on the date shown
  • Lowest minimum temperature between 2100 UTC on the previous day to 2100 UTC on the date shown
  • Highest rainfall  between 2100 UTC on the previous day to 2100 UTC on the date shown
  • Sunniest between 2100 UTC on the previous day to 2100 UTC on the date shown

The information provided uses the initial data as it is received; observations are subject to a final quality control afterwards. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

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Last updated: 5 September 2016

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