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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Autumn ‘heat wave’ statistics
Over the past week we’ve had a period of settled weather bringing clear skies and high temperatures to many areas of the UK. The temperature peaked at 29.9°C at Gravesend in Kenton Saturday 1 October. This marked a new record … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Gravesend Kent, record temperature, temperature Comments Off on Autumn ‘heat wave’ statistics
New record temperature for October in the UK
The UK has a new record temperature for the month of October. Provisionally, the highest temperature of the day was 29.9 °C, recorded at Gravesend in Kent. This beats the previous record of 29.4 °C recorded at March in Cambridgeshire, … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged 1 October 1985, Met Office, october, record temperature, temperature, UK 3 Comments