UK daily weather extremes

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Extremes for United Kingdom

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 23.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 13.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Libanus 4.2 mm
Sunniest Valley 12.1 hours

Extremes for Orkney & Shetland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 9.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 5.7 hours

Extremes for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 20.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 13.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Stornoway 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 3.0 mm
Sunniest Aviemore 4.8 hours

Extremes for Grampian

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Lossiemouth 22.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar 18.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Balmoral 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Balmoral 1.0 mm
Sunniest Dyce 4.8 hours

Extremes for Central, Tayside & Fife

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leuchars 20.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum 15.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tyndrum 10.7 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 3.0 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 7.0 hours

Extremes for Strathclyde

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Auchincruive 18.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Gt Cumbrae Millport 15.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tiree 9.0 °C
Highest rainfall Dunstaffnage 4.0 mm
Sunniest Prestwick 2.6 hours

Extremes for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Edinburgh Botanic Gardens 19.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Logan Botanic Garden 14.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature West Freugh 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Eskdalemuir 2.4 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 11.1 hours

Extremes for North East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Chillingham Barns 21.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Redesdale Camp 18.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loftus 10.2 °C
Highest rainfall Chillingham Barns 0.2 mm
Sunniest Morpeth Cockle Park 10.6 hours

Extremes for Northern Ireland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Killowen 19.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lough Fea 16.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Giants Causeway 0.8 mm
Sunniest Magilligan 1.7 hours

Extremes for Yorkshire & Humber

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leconfield 22.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Bingley 17.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fylingdales 10.1 °C
Highest rainfall Leeming 0.2 mm
Sunniest Leeming 10.3 hours

Extremes for North West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Nantwich 21.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Bees Head 16.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Blencathra 10.2 °C
Highest rainfall Blencathra 2.8 mm
Sunniest Morecambe 11.6 hours

Extremes for East Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Holbeach 23.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Sutton Bonington 21.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Wainfleet 10.4 °C
Highest rainfall Coton-in-the-Elms 0.2 mm
Sunniest Waddington 6.7 hours

Extremes for West Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Pershore College 22.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 17.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Pennerley 10.7 °C
Highest rainfall Hereford 0.8 mm
Sunniest Shawbury 9.8 hours

Extremes for Wales

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 20.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 15.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Whitechurch 7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Libanus 4.2 mm
Sunniest Valley 12.1 hours

Extremes for East of England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cambridge Niab 23.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Weybourne 19.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Wattisham 11.2 °C
Highest rainfall Cavendish 4.0 mm
Sunniest Weybourne 7.7 hours

Extremes for London & South East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 23.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 17.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kenley 12.3 °C
Highest rainfall Goudhurst 3.4 mm
Sunniest East Malling 8.4 hours

Extremes for South West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 21.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Culdrose 17.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Liscombe 9.4 °C
Highest rainfall Liscombe 1.8 mm
Sunniest Almondsbury 11.7 hours

About this extremes data

All times are in UTC.

Highest maximum temperature - 09:00 to 21:00 on the date shown.

Lowest maximum temperature - 09:00 to 21:00 on the date shown.

Lowest minimum temperature - 21:00 on the previous day to 09:00 on the date shown.

Highest rainfall - 21:00 on the previous day to 21:00 on the date shown.

Sunniest - 21:00 on the previous day to 21:00 on the date shown.

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

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