Hottest day of the year so far

19 08 2012

Yesterday saw the hottest day of the year so far, beating the 30.7°C recorded at St. James’ Park, Greater London on 25th July.

The highest temperature yesterday was 32.4°C which was recorded at the Met Office observation site in Cavendish, Suffolk.

UK Maximum temperature 18th August 2012

Temperature

Cavendish, Suffolk

32.4°C

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

31.7°C

Charsfield, Suffolk

31.6°C

Santon Downham, Suffolk

31.6°C

Writtle, Essex

31.5°C

Gravesend, Kent

31.3°C

Norwich Airport, Norfolk

31.0°C

Andrewsfield, Essex

30.8°C

Cromer, Norfolk

30.8°C

London St. James’ Park, Greater London

30.8°C

Shoeburyness, Landwick

30.8°C

Today will see another very hot and humid day in the South East with temperatures again into the low 30°C’s.

 


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19 08 2012
audiohi

where is the observation site in Cavendish? It is not listed as one of your observation sites available via your web site?

27 08 2012
Dave Britton

The observation site is in the village of Cavendish in South Suffolk at 52.09N 0.63E. It is 55mm above sea level and has been operational since 1974.

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