Regional values

Regional values for December 2020

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 6.8 0.3 1.9 0.7 4.3 0.5 37.8 97 162.1 140 20.8 5.9 9.3 -2.1
England 7.4 0.4 2.2 0.7 4.8 0.6 46.5 104 130.6 154 19.2 6.6 8.3 -2.2
Wales 7.4 0.3 2.4 0.6 4.9 0.5 28.8 73 256.2 157 24.8 8 7 -2.8
Scotland 5.7 0.3 1.1 0.9 3.4 0.5 26.1 89 195.6 126 22.4 4.5 12.1 -1.7
N Ireland 7 -0.3 1.9 0.1 4.4 -0.1 34.2 97 129 118 20.8 4.2 7.3 -1.9
England & Wales 7.4 0.4 2.3 0.7 4.8 0.6 44.1 100 147.7 155 20 6.8 8.1 -2.3
England N 6.5 0.3 1.6 0.6 4 0.5 37.5 93 129.8 139 20.9 7.3 9 -2.7
England S 7.9 0.5 2.6 0.8 5.2 0.7 51.3 109 131 164 18.4 6.2 7.9 -2
Scotland N 5.7 0.4 1.3 1.1 3.4 0.7 19.7 91 209.9 119 24.1 3.7 11.5 -2.5
Scotland E 5.3 0.2 0.7 1.1 3 0.6 29.1 83 174.6 159 20.1 5.4 13.1 -2.6
Scotland W 6.2 0.1 1.4 0.4 3.7 0.3 31.7 94 199.2 113 22.7 4.6 11.9 0.4
England E & NE 6.6 0.3 1.6 0.7 4.1 0.5 43.4 101 114.4 160 19.5 7.3 8.7 -3.1
England NW & Wales N 6.7 0.2 1.9 0.5 4.3 0.4 27.2 70 183.4 133 23.6 7.8 8.7 -1.8
Midlands 7.1 0.4 1.9 0.7 4.5 0.5 47.7 111 119.5 154 19 6.7 8.6 -2.6
East Anglia 7.5 0.4 2.4 0.9 5 0.7 52.1 110 105 189 14.2 3.5 8.3 -1.8
England SW & Wales S 8.3 0.5 3.1 0.7 5.7 0.6 44.2 97 232.8 164 24.2 8.3 6 -2.7
England SE & Central S 8.2 0.6 2.8 0.9 5.5 0.8 49 100 116.9 145 18 6.2 8.9 -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 6.8 0.2 1.9 0.8 4.3 0.5 37.8 93 162.1 135 20.8 6.2 9.3 -2.3
England 7.4 0.2 2.2 0.7 4.8 0.5 46.5 98 130.6 150 19.2 6.6 8.3 -2.3
Wales 7.4 0.2 2.4 0.7 4.9 0.4 28.8 69 256.2 155 24.8 8.3 7 -3.2
Scotland 5.7 0.2 1.1 1.1 3.4 0.6 26.1 87 195.6 120 22.4 5.2 12.1 -2.2
N Ireland 7 -0.4 1.9 0.1 4.4 -0.1 34.2 93 129 113 20.8 4.6 7.3 -1.9
England & Wales 7.4 0.2 2.3 0.7 4.8 0.5 44.1 95 147.7 151 20 6.9 8.1 -2.5
England N 6.5 0.1 1.6 0.7 4 0.4 37.5 86 129.8 131 20.9 7.3 9 -2.7
England S 7.9 0.3 2.6 0.7 5.2 0.5 51.3 104 131 162 18.4 6.3 7.9 -2.1
Scotland N 5.7 0.3 1.3 1.3 3.4 0.7 19.7 86 209.9 116 24.1 5 11.5 -3
Scotland E 5.3 0.2 0.7 1.3 3 0.7 29.1 81 174.6 152 20.1 5.6 13.1 -3
Scotland W 6.2 0.1 1.4 0.6 3.7 0.3 31.7 93 199.2 105 22.7 5.2 11.9 0
England E & NE 6.6 0.2 1.6 0.7 4.1 0.4 43.4 94 114.4 154 19.5 7.2 8.7 -3.1
England NW & Wales N 6.7 0 1.9 0.6 4.3 0.3 27.2 66 183.4 127 23.6 7.7 8.7 -2.2
Midlands 7.1 0.2 1.9 0.6 4.5 0.4 47.7 106 119.5 152 19 6.8 8.6 -2.8
East Anglia 7.5 0.2 2.4 0.7 5 0.5 52.1 104 105 194 14.2 3.6 8.3 -1.9
England SW & Wales S 8.3 0.4 3.1 0.6 5.7 0.5 44.2 93 232.8 162 24.2 8.7 6 -2.9
England SE & Central S 8.2 0.4 2.8 0.8 5.5 0.6 49 96 116.9 140 18 6.1 8.9 -1.4