UK weather: May 2018 hottest since records began in UK

UK weather: May 2018 hottest since records began in UK
 

Last month was the warmest May since records began more than 100 years ago, the Met Office has said.
According to provisional figures, May 2018 saw an average daily maximum temperature of 17C (63F).
It would beat the previous May record of 16.9C set in 1992.
The Met Office said spring 2018, which ran from March to May, had been "very dynamic with many fluctuations". But the period was 0.3C higher than the average between 1981 and 2010.
Across the UK, the average May temperature was 1.5C above the long-term 1981-2010 average at 11.9C.
With 245.3 hours of sunshine, it is also likely... read more

 
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