Regional values

Regional values for May 2021

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.

Regional values compared with 1961 to 1990 averages
(Act=Actual, Anom=Anomaly)
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain
≥1 mm
Days
air frost
Act
°C
Anom
°C
Act
°C
Anom
°C
Act
°C
Anom
°C
Act
hours
Anom
%
Act
mm
Anom
%
Act
days
Anom
days
Act
days
Anom
days
UK 13.4 -0.7 4.9 -0.6 9.1 -0.6 160.4 90 119.5 167 16.8 4.8 2.7 1.4
England 14.3 -0.7 5.5 -0.6 9.9 -0.7 165.8 89 111.4 186 16.8 6.0 1.8 1.1
Wales 13.2 -0.9 5.4 -0.4 9.2 -0.7 167.5 92 210.0 242 20.9 8.0 2.5 1.5
Scotland 11.8 -0.7 3.7 -0.7 7.6 -0.7 143.2 87 109.5 127 15.7 2.3 4.4 2.0
N Ireland 13.8 -0.1 4.7 -0.7 9.3 -0.4 192.8 111 116.3 159 17.0 3.0 2.6 1.6
England & Wales 14.2 -0.8 5.5 -0.6 9.8 -0.7 166.0 89 124.8 197 17.4 6.3 1.9 1.1
England N 13.6 -0.6 4.8 -0.7 9.1 -0.6 164.9 93 117.2 181 16.6 5.1 2.5 1.5
England S 14.8 -0.8 5.9 -0.5 10.3 -0.7 166.2 87 108.3 190 17.0 6.5 1.4 0.8
Scotland N 11.3 -0.7 3.6 -0.6 7.2 -0.7 143.7 92 97.0 111 15.8 1.9 4.9 2.1
Scotland E 11.6 -0.9 3.6 -0.5 7.5 -0.7 132.0 81 132.7 170 16.8 4.2 5.0 2.2
Scotland W 12.7 -0.5 4.1 -0.9 8.3 -0.7 154.7 87 101.2 108 14.5 0.8 3.3 1.6
England E & NE 13.7 -0.4 4.7 -0.7 9.2 -0.5 167.0 94 99.0 174 16.1 5.3 2.7 1.6
England NW & Wales N 13.3 -0.8 5.0 -0.7 9.1 -0.8 168.5 93 155.0 195 18.1 5.4 2.7 1.7
Midlands 14.4 -0.8 5.4 -0.5 9.9 -0.6 156.8 88 118.2 197 17.2 6.0 1.4 0.6
East Anglia 15.1 -0.8 5.9 -0.5 10.5 -0.6 172.0 89 81.0 172 16.0 6.3 1.3 0.8
England SW & Wales S 13.7 -1.0 5.9 -0.4 9.8 -0.7 170.7 90 184.1 240 19.9 8.0 1.6 1.1
England SE & Central S 15.1 -0.8 6.0 -0.6 10.5 -0.7 167.0 84 89.9 161 16.3 6.1 1.9 1.4
Regional values compared with 1981 to 2010 averages
(Act=Actual, Anom=Anomaly)
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain
≥1 mm
Days
air frost
Act
°C
Anom
°C
Act
°C
Anom
°C
Act
°C
Anom
°C
Act
hours
Anom
%
Act
mm
Anom
%
Act
days
Anom
days
Act
days
Anom
days
UK 13.4 -1.4 4.9 -1.1 9.1 -1.3 160.4 86 119.5 171 16.8 5.5 2.7 1.6
England 14.3 -1.5 5.5 -1.2 9.9 -1.3 165.8 87 111.4 191 16.8 6.9 1.8 1.2
Wales 13.2 -1.6 5.4 -1.0 9.2 -1.4 167.5 89 210.0 245 20.9 8.7 2.5 1.6
Scotland 11.8 -1.3 3.7 -1.0 7.6 -1.2 143.2 80 109.5 130 15.7 2.8 4.4 2.1
N Ireland 13.8 -0.8 4.7 -1.2 9.3 -1.0 192.8 105 116.3 161 17.0 3.8 2.6 1.9
England & Wales 14.2 -1.5 5.5 -1.2 9.8 -1.3 166.0 87 124.8 201 17.4 7.1 1.9 1.3
England N 13.6 -1.3 4.8 -1.3 9.1 -1.3 164.9 90 117.2 193 16.6 6.0 2.5 1.7
England S 14.8 -1.6 5.9 -1.1 10.3 -1.4 166.2 85 108.3 190 17.0 7.3 1.4 1.0
Scotland N 11.3 -1.2 3.6 -0.9 7.2 -1.2 143.7 84 97.0 112 15.8 2.1 4.9 2.1
Scotland E 11.6 -1.5 3.6 -0.9 7.5 -1.2 132.0 75 132.7 180 16.8 4.8 5.0 2.3
Scotland W 12.7 -1.2 4.1 -1.3 8.3 -1.3 154.7 83 101.2 110 14.5 1.5 3.3 1.7
England E & NE 13.7 -1.1 4.7 -1.2 9.2 -1.1 167.0 90 99.0 189 16.1 6.2 2.7 1.8
England NW & Wales N 13.3 -1.5 5.0 -1.3 9.1 -1.4 168.5 91 155.0 201 18.1 6.3 2.7 1.8
Midlands 14.4 -1.5 5.4 -1.1 9.9 -1.3 156.8 85 118.2 202 17.2 7.0 1.4 0.8
East Anglia 15.1 -1.5 5.9 -1.1 10.5 -1.3 172.0 87 81.0 166 16.0 7.2 1.3 0.9
England SW & Wales S 13.7 -1.8 5.9 -1.0 9.8 -1.3 170.7 88 184.1 238 19.9 8.6 1.6 1.2
England SE & Central S 15.1 -1.6 6.0 -1.3 10.5 -1.4 167.0 83 89.9 165 16.3 6.9 1.9 1.5