7 days and SE England is 20C cooler, Santon Downham, Suffolk records wettest summer’s day!

What a difference a week makes. At this time last Wednesday, we watched as temperatures climbed well into the 30s across southern England and the highest June levels for the UK in 41 years.

Credit: Met Office

Thanks to heavy North Sea wind driven rain the Southeast is is running up to 20C cooler today compared to this day last week and firmly below normal for the time of year. Fylingdales, Yorkshire hit a high of 10C around 3am this morning but throughout today, it has failed to reach double figures!

Current temps

Credit: Meteoceil

Credit: Meteoceil

We’ll be lucky to see 20C in the Southeast today.

Credit: Met Office

While it’s a chilly late June day to the east of the Pennines, this day 41 years ago the UK recorded the warmest June day on record with 35.6C!

Credit: Met Office

Within the past 24 hours, Santon Downham, Suffolk has recorded over 90mm of rain which makes for their wettest summer day on record dating back 57 years.

Credit: BBC Weather

Credit: Met Office


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