Warmest February day since 1998

Yesterday saw many parts of the UK enjoying sunshine and exceptionally mild weather for the time of year.

The highest temperature recorded yesterday was 18.7 °C at Coleshill, Warwickshire, making this the warmest February day in the UK since 1998.

Here is a selection of yesterday’s high temperatures around the UK:

18.7 °C Coleshill, Warwickshire
18.3 °C Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
18.2 °C Santon Downham, Suffolk
18.2 °C Shoeburyness, Essex
17.6 °C Donna Nook, Lincolnshire
17.1 °C Kew Gardens, London
16.7 °C Hawarden, Flintshire
15.9 °C Dyce, Aberdeen
15.1 °C Killowen, Newry and Mourne

The mild weather is set to continue into next week, with the best of the sunshine and the highest temperatures always likely in central and eastern parts of England and eastern Scotland. It will feel pleasant in any sunshine but we can expect some cold nights over the weekend, with a touch of frost around on Sunday morning.

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