UK daily weather extremes

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Extremes for United Kingdom

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 19.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Ballypatrick Forest 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 4.0 °C
Highest rainfall Edinburgh Botanic Gardens 21.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 13.9 hours

Extremes for Orkney & Shetland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 15.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 10.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 2.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.2 hours

Extremes for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Aviemore 17.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature South Uist 12.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 8.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lentran 3.2 mm
Sunniest Aviemore 1.2 hours

Extremes for Grampian

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle 16.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 13.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Balmoral 9.5 °C
Highest rainfall Craibstone No.2 3.8 mm
Sunniest Dyce 1.1 hours

Extremes for Central, Tayside & Fife

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Strathallan 16.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum 15.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tyndrum 10.0 °C
Highest rainfall Leuchars 4.2 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 1.3 hours

Extremes for Strathclyde

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Glasgow 16.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tiree 13.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Salsburgh 9.5 °C
Highest rainfall Salsburgh 11.8 mm
Sunniest Glasgow 0.0 hours

Extremes for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Edinburgh Gogarbank 15.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Logan Botanic Garden 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Eskdalemuir 9.5 °C
Highest rainfall Edinburgh Botanic Gardens 21.4 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 0.1 hours

Extremes for North East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Durham 17.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Brizlee Wood 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Brizlee Wood 9.6 °C
Highest rainfall Chillingham Barns 5.4 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 4.2 hours

Extremes for Northern Ireland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Helens Bay 16.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Ballypatrick Forest 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Killylane 7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Katesbridge 2.0 mm
Sunniest Thomastown 0.0 hours

Extremes for Yorkshire & Humber

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bainbridge 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Bingley 13.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Emley Moor 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall Topcliffe 0.8 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 0.1 hours

Extremes for North West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Levens Hall 15.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Bees Head 12.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Nantwich 9.4 °C
Highest rainfall Warcop 4.6 mm
Sunniest Shap 1.9 hours

Extremes for East Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Holbeach 17.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Gringley on The Hill 14.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Wainfleet 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Waddington Trace
Sunniest Waddington 0.1 hours

Extremes for West Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Ross-on-Wye 16.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 11.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Pennerley 7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Leek 2.0 mm
Sunniest Ross-on-Wye 1.4 hours

Extremes for Wales

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 17.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Capel Curig 11.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Mona 1.6 mm
Sunniest St Athan 7.8 hours

Extremes for East of England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Writtle 18.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Cromer 15.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 4.0 °C
Highest rainfall Houghton Hall 0.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 13.9 hours

Extremes for London & South East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 19.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Catherines Point 14.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Goudhurst 4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Goudhurst 0.2 mm
Sunniest Manston 13.6 hours

Extremes for South West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hurn 18.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Liscombe 6.0 °C
Highest rainfall Lyneham 1.0 mm
Sunniest Almondsbury 4.4 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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