UK daily weather extremes

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Extremes for United Kingdom

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kinloss 19.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Okehampton 6.5 °C
Highest rainfall Lossiemouth 17.2 mm
Sunniest Valley 11.5 hours

Extremes for Orkney & Shetland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 10.2 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 0.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 7.1 hours

Extremes for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Lentran 18.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinlochewe 8.6 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 13.8 mm
Sunniest Aviemore 4.0 hours

Extremes for Grampian

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kinloss 19.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 14.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Balmoral 7.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lossiemouth 17.2 mm
Sunniest Dyce 6.8 hours

Extremes for Central, Tayside & Fife

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leuchars 17.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum 13.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Leuchars 9.6 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 7.0 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 5.0 hours

Extremes for Strathclyde

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Glasgow 17.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tiree 14.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Salsburgh 9.0 °C
Highest rainfall Machrihanish 7.4 mm
Sunniest Prestwick 2.8 hours

Extremes for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Edinburgh Botanic Gardens 17.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dundrennan 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Charterhall 7.6 °C
Highest rainfall Edinburgh Botanic Gardens 10.0 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 4.5 hours

Extremes for North East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Durham 17.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Redesdale Camp 15.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Redesdale Camp 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Loftus 2.6 mm
Sunniest Morpeth Cockle Park 8.5 hours

Extremes for Northern Ireland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Castlederg 19.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Altnahinch Filters 15.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Derrylin Cornahoule 8.4 °C
Highest rainfall Stormont Castle 15.4 mm
Sunniest Aldergrove 7.7 hours

Extremes for Yorkshire & Humber

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hull East Park 19.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Emley Moor 14.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Topcliffe 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Bainbridge 10.6 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 9.5 hours

Extremes for North West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Myerscough 17.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Spadeadam 8.4 °C
Highest rainfall Myerscough 16.2 mm
Sunniest Morecambe 9.0 hours

Extremes for East Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cranwell 18.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Market Bosworth 16.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Market Bosworth 8.1 °C
Highest rainfall Sutton Bonington 1.2 mm
Sunniest Waddington 7.7 hours

Extremes for West Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Newport (Salop) 17.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 14.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Hereford 7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Astwood Bank 5.8 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 7.0 hours

Extremes for Wales

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 17.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Swyddffynnon 12.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Libanus 6.5 °C
Highest rainfall Swyddffynnon 14.0 mm
Sunniest Valley 11.5 hours

Extremes for East of England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 18.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Rothamsted 16.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Wittering 8.9 °C
Highest rainfall Woburn 3.0 mm
Sunniest Tibenham Airfield 9.1 hours

Extremes for London & South East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 18.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Catherines Point 14.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Goudhurst 4.4 mm
Sunniest Brize Norton 11.1 hours

Extremes for South West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hurn 17.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 14.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Okehampton 6.5 °C
Highest rainfall Yeovilton 6.6 mm
Sunniest Almondsbury 9.5 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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