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Observed trends Cooling degree days (graphs)

Annual cooling degree days from 1961 to 2006 filtered by region

The individual regional time-series have been smoothed to show decadal variations (see ).

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Change in cooling degree days from 1961 to 2006 filtered by region, based on a linear trend

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

     
Region Cooling Degree Days
South West England 11.6
South East England 26.9
London 32.3
Wales 11.1
East of England 26.5
West Midlands 21.6
East Midlands  24.4
Northern Ireland 5.3
Yorkshire & Humber 16.2
North West England 12.8
North East England 8.0
West Scotland 3.3
East Scotland 2.5
North Scotland 3.4