Yearly UK Top Temperature 1900 – present

Yearly UK Top Temperature

This timeline details the yearly UK top temperature as verified by the Met Office

1900
20th July
Temperature: 35.1
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901
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19th July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Bawtry, South Yorkshire
1902
28th June
Temperature: 31.9
Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
1903
10th July
Temperature: 31.1
Location: Wryde, Cambridgeshire
1904
4th August
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Margate, Kent
1905
14th July
Temperature: 30.0
Location: Bawtry, South Yorkshire
1906
1st September
Temperature: 35.6
Location: Bawtry, South Yorkshire
1907
16th July
Temperature: 30.0
Location: Lairg, Aberdeenshire
1908
2nd July
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
1909
15th July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Epsom, Surrey
1910
20th June
Temperature: 28.9
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
1911
9th August
Temperature: 36.7
Location: Canterbury, Kent
1912
12th July
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Tottenham, London
1913
16th June
Temperature: 29.4
Location: New Malden, London
1914
1st July
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Woking, Surrey; New Malden, London, Wisley, Surrey
1915
8th June
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Cromer, Norwich
1916
31st July
Temperature: 30.0
Location: Woking, Surrey
1917
17th June
Temperature: 33.9
Location: Reading, Berkshire; Little Massingham, Norfolk
1918
22nd August
Temperature: 33.9
Location: Canterbury, Kent
1919
11th September
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Raunds, Northamptonshire
1920
17th June
Temperature: 27.8
Location: Raunds, Northamptonshire
1921
11th July
Temperature: 34.4
Location: Woking, Surrey; Halstead, Essex
1922
22nd May
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Camden, London
1923
13th July
Temperature: 35.6
Location: Camden, London
1924
12th July
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Camden, London
1925
22nd July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Hunstanton, Norfolk
1926
19th September
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Camden, London
1927
16th June
Temperature: 29.4
Location: Camden, London
1928
15th July
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Camden, London; Newport, Isle of Wight
1929
31st August
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Camden, London; Margate Kent
1930
29th August
Temperature: 34.4
Location: Camden, London
1931
14th June
Temperature: 28.3
Location: Bromley, Kent
1932
19th August
Temperature: 36.1
Location: Camden, London; Tottenham, London
1933
27th July
Temperature: 34.4
Location: Margate, Kent; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1934
11th July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Attenborough, Nottinghamshire
1935
13th July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Attenborough, Nottinghamshire
1936
21st June
Temperature: 31.7
Location: Camden, London
1937
7th August
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Canterbury, Kent; Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1938
1st August
Temperature: 30.6
Location: Camden, London; Reading, Berkshire
1939
7th June
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Camden, London
1940
9th June
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Cranwell, Lincolnshire
1941
22nd June
Temperature: 34.3
Location: Camden, London
1942
27th August
Temperature: 33.9
Location: Sprowston, Norfolk
1943
31st July
Temperature: 33.9
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire; Croydon, Surrey
1944
29th May
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Horsham, Sussex
1945
15th July
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Norwich, Norfolk’ Whitstable, Kent
1946
2nd July
Temperature: 30.6
Location: Camden, London
1947
3rd June
Temperature: 34.4
Location: Waddington, Lincolnshire; London
1948
28th July
Temperature: 35.0
Location: Milford, Surrey
1949
12th July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
1950
6th June
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Camden, London
1951
28th July
Temperature: 30.0
Location: Southend, Essex
1952
1st July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Camden, London; Heathrow, London
1953
12th August
Temperature: 33.9
Location: Camden, London
1954
1st September
Temperature: 30.6
Location: Camden, London
1955
21st August
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Jersey, Channel Islands
1956
26th July
Temperature: 30.0
Location: Camden, London
1957
29th June
Temperature: 35.6
Location: Camden, London
1958
4th July
Temperature: 29.4
Location: Paisley, Renfrewshire
1959
5th July
Temperature: 34.4
Location: Cromer, Norfolk; Boxworth, Cambridgeshire
1960
18th June
Temperature: 30.6
Location: Wyton, Cambridgeshire
1961
1st July
Temperature: 33.9
Location: Camden, London; Regent’s Park, London; Gillilngham, Kent
1962
3rd September
Temperature: 27.8
Location: Writtle, Essex
1963
22nd July
Temperature: 28.9
Location: Littlehampton, Sussex
1964
26th August
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Cromer, Norfolk
1965
14th May
Temperature: 28.9
Location: Kensington, London
1966
9th June
Temperature: 28.9
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
1967
17th July
Temperature: 30.2
Location: Watnall, Nottinghamshire
1968
1st July
Temperature: 33.3
Location: Camden, London
1969
16th July
Temperature: 32.8
Location: Letchworth, Hertfordshire
1970
7th July
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Aldenham, Hertfordshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
1971
11th July
Temperature: 30.3
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
1972
20th July
Temperature: 29.4
Location: Perth, Perthshire
1973
14th August
Temperature: 32.1
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
1974
15th June
Temperature: 28.0
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
1975
8th August
Temperature: 34.2
Location: Heathrow, London
1976
3rd July
Temperature: 35.9
Location: Cheltenham, Essex
1977
7th July
Temperature: 30.0
Location: Paisley, Renfrewshire
1978
4th June
Temperature: 28.8
Location: Poolewe, Highland
1979
27th July
Temperature: 30.4
Location: Benson, Oxfordshire
1980
4th June
Temperature: 29.4
Location: Cors Fochno, Dyfed
1981
5th August
Temperature: 29.5
Location: Kew, London
1982
3rd August
Temperature: 30.7
Location: St Botolph, Norfolk
1983
16th July
Temperature: 33.0
Location: Easst Bergholt, Suffolk
1984
8th July
Temperature: 31.9
Location: Jersey, Channel Islands
1985
25th July
Temperature: 30.1
Location: Jersey, Channel Islands
1986
28th June
Temperature: 32.0
Location: Rustington, Sussex
1987
21st August
Temperature: 30.2
Location: Liphook, Hampshire
1988
7th August
Temperature: 30.2
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
1989
22nd July
Temperature: 34.4
Location: Mickleham, Surrey
1990
3rd August
Temperature: 37.1
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
1991
11th July
Temperature: 32.1
Location: Cromer, Norfolk
1992
29th June
Temperature: 30.3
Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
1993
29th June
Temperature: 29.7
Location: East Bergholt, Suffolk
1994
12th July
Temperature: 33.4
Location: St Botolph, Norfolk
1995
1st August
Temperature: 35.2
Location: Boxworth Cambridgeshire
1996
22nd July
Temperature: 33.2
Location: Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
1997
10th August
Temperature: 33.1
Location: Wellesbourne, Warwickshire
1998
10th August
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Gravesend, Kent
1999
1st August
Temperature: 32.7
Location: Heathrow, London
2000
19th June
Temperature: 32.6
Location: Coltishall, Norfolk
2001
26th June
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Northolt, London
2002
29th July
Temperature: 32.6
Location: Northolt, London
2003
10th August
Temperature: 38.5
Location: Faversham, Kent
2004
8th August
Temperature: 31.5
Location: Northolt, London
2005
19th June
Temperature: 32.6
Location: Heathrow, London
2006
19th July
Temperature: 36.5
Location: Wisley, Surrey
2007
5th August
Temperature: 30.1
Location: Wisbech, Norfolk
2008
28th July
Temperature: 30.2
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
2009
30th June
Temperature: 31.8
Location: Wisley, Surrey
2010
9th July
Temperature: 31.7
Location: Gravesend, Kent
2011
27th June
Temperature: 33.1
Location: Gravesend, Kent
2012
9th July
Temperature: 32.4
Location: Cavendish, Suffolk
2013
1st August
Temperature: 34.1
Location: Heathrow, London
2014
18th July
Temperature: 32.3
Location: Swancombe Marsh, Kent
2015
1st July
Temperature: 36.7
Location: Heathrow, London
2016
13th September
Temperature: 35.2
Location: Jersey, Channel Islands
2017
21st June
Temperature: 34.5
Location: Heathrow, London
2018
27th July
Temperature: 35.6
Location: Felsham, Suffolk
2019
25th July
Temperature: 38.7
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
2020
31st July
Temperature: 37.8
Location: Heathrow, London
2021
31st July
Temperature: 32.2
Location: Heathrow, London
2022
19th July
Temperature: 40.3
Location: Coningsby, Lincolnshire

 

Published Jul 19, 2022 @ 7:53 pm – Updated – Jul 19, 2022 @ 8:09 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2022). Yearly Top Temperatures UK 1900 – present. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/yearly-top-temperatures-uk. Last accessed July 19th, 2022