UK daily weather extremes

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Extremes for United Kingdom

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Killowen 12.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -6.4 °C
Highest rainfall Herstmonceux 8.2 mm
Sunniest Waddington 8.7 hours

Extremes for Orkney & Shetland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 0.7 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 2.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 6.6 hours

Extremes for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 10.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 4.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace -4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Aultbea 4.0 mm
Sunniest Altnaharra 7.6 hours

Extremes for Grampian

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kinloss 8.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 6.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -6.4 °C
Highest rainfall Aboyne 3.0 mm
Sunniest Dyce 5.5 hours

Extremes for Central, Tayside & Fife

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leuchars 8.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Leuchars -3.7 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 2.0 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 5.2 hours

Extremes for Strathclyde

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Auchincruive 9.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 5.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumalbin -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Port Ellen 4.6 mm
Sunniest Prestwick 4.4 hours

Extremes for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature West Freugh 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Eskdalemuir 5.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Edinburgh Gogarbank -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Threave 3.0 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 5.8 hours

Extremes for North East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Durham 9.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loftus 7.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Redesdale Camp -4.2 °C
Highest rainfall Boulmer 0.4 mm
Sunniest Morpeth Cockle Park 6.2 hours

Extremes for Northern Ireland

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Killowen 12.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Ballypatrick Forest 7.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Derrylin Cornahoule -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Castlederg 3.0 mm
Sunniest Katesbridge 7.1 hours

Extremes for Yorkshire & Humber

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hull East Park 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 7.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Topcliffe -4.2 °C
Highest rainfall Bainbridge 0.4 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 8.1 hours

Extremes for North West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Nantwich 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Shap 6.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Nantwich -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Walney Island 5.6 mm
Sunniest Rostherne 6.2 hours

Extremes for East Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Coton-in-the-Elms 9.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wainfleet 9.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Market Bosworth -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Holbeach 0.4 mm
Sunniest Waddington 8.7 hours

Extremes for West Midlands

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hereford 10.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Leek 7.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shawbury -4.4 °C
Highest rainfall Astwood Bank 0.4 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 7.3 hours

Extremes for Wales

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gogerddan 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Libanus 7.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Hawarden -1.9 °C
Highest rainfall St Athan 5.6 mm
Sunniest Bala 6.2 hours

Extremes for East of England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 9.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Rothamsted 6.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Cardington -2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Shoeburyness 2.4 mm
Sunniest Wittering 7.8 hours

Extremes for London & South East England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 10.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kenley 6.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson -4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Herstmonceux 8.2 mm
Sunniest Brize Norton 5.4 hours

Extremes for South West England

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 10.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 6.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Hurn -2.9 °C
Highest rainfall Okehampton 7.6 mm
Sunniest Exeter Airport 5.4 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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