United Kingdom

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in United Kingdom

Official name:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Capital:London
Area:total: 244,820 sq km
water: 3,230 sq km
note: includes Rockall and Shetland Islands
land: 241,590 sq km
Climate:temperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current; more than one-half of the days are overcast
Location:Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
Geographic coordinates:54 00 N, 2 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Oregon
Land boundaries:total: 360 km
border countries: Ireland 360 km
Coastline:12,429 km
Terrain:mostly rugged hills and low mountains; level to rolling plains in east and southeast
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Fenland -4 m
highest point: Ben Nevis 1,343 m

Map of United Kingdom

Map of United Kingdom

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