UK climate

This activity supports learners to use current data to explore regional climate differences across the UK and the reasons for them. 

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~ 1 hour


Download the guidance document and use links within to access required resources from MetLink and the most up-to-date data for your teaching. There is also some extended reading for educators explaining UK climate variations to support your contextual knowledge.

What you need

  • UK climate powerpoint
  • UK climate worksheet
  • UK climate graph homework
  • Reasons for UK climate differences


  • Indoors

Curriculum links

  • Geography
  • Physics