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Observed trends report Maximum temperature (tables)

Bold type indicates the significance of the trend at the 95% level.

      
Change in daily maximum temperature (ºC) from 1914 to 2006 by season and region, based on a linear trend
Region Spring Summer Autumn Winter
Annual
South West England 0.21 0.80 0.89 0.58 0.59
South East England 0.31 1.03 1.12 0.94 0.81
London 0.58 1.17 1.50 1.32 1.11
Wales 0.56 0.92 0.99 0.68 0.76
East of England 0.33 0.87 1.10 0.93 0.76
West Midlands 0.44 0.94 1.09 0.77 0.77
East Midlands  0.41 0.81 0.98 0.83 0.71
Northern Ireland 0.68 0.82 0.72 0.48 0.65
Yorkshire & Humber 0.68 0.85 1.07 0.93 0.84
North West England 0.59 0.67 0.95 0.77 0.71
North East England 0.53 0.44 0.88 0.79 0.62
West Scotland 0.49 0.36 0.63 0.57 0.48
East Scotland 0.71 0.57 0.85 0.73 0.68
North Scotland 0.67 0.70 0.76 0.57 0.65
 
Change in daily maximum temperature (ºC) from 1961 to 2006 by season and region, based on a linear trend
Region Spring Summer Autumn Winter
Annual
South West England 1.55 1.65 1.26 1.89 1.54
South East England 1.67 2.03 1.32 2.17 1.75
London 1.78 2.23 1.31 2.22 1.84
Wales 1.66 1.59 1.12 1.84 1.52
East of England 1.70 2.09 1.18 2.24 1.76
West Midlands 1.83 2.01 1.26 2.16 1.77
East Midlands  1.79 2.10 1.20 2.24 1.79
Northern Ireland 1.16 1.20 1.01 1.59 1.20
Yorkshire & Humber 1.72 1.88 1.14 2.13 1.68
North West England 1.67 1.63 1.13 1.93 1.55
North East England 1.63 1.72 1.11 1.92
 1.55
West Scotland 1.31 1.37 1.11 1.57 1.30
East Scotland 1.34 1.47 1.17 1.62 1.36
North Scotland 1.06 1.30 1.17 1.33 1.18