The hottest and coldest of days of the year

The following pages contain information (place, date) about the highest maximum and lowest minimum of each year. There is also information about the conditions under which extreme readings are likely to be observed.

The hottest days of each year

The coldest days of each year

Many thanks to Jonathan Webb for help with this, and the TORRO website (, which contains more information about the origins of record highs and lows. Earlier data can be found in the Journal of Meteorology (March 1984, Volume 9, No. 87; and January 1984, 9(85), by J.D.C.Webb). Please notify me by email of any errors.

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