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Montevideo, September 25th 2018 - 02:03 UTC

Tag: UK high temperature

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2018 - 07:51 UTC

    Last year was the fifth warmest for UK in over a century

    Nine of the 10 hottest years in the UK have happened since 2002 and 2017 was the fifth warmest on record, figures dating back to 1910 show, the Met Office said.

    Last year was the fifth warmest for the UK in records dating back more than a century, the Met Office has confirmed. Figures show the UK climate is warming, with average temperatures over the last decade around 0.8C above the 1961 to 1990 average, while the country has also seen 8% more rain and 6% more sunshine.