Weather - Record Highest Temperature - Nailstone, Leicestershire1990
Thermometers inside a weather station showing the high temperatures that day in Nailstone, Leicestershire. The temperature figure of 37.1C (99F) was recorded during the day which was then the UK record. This was 1 degree Fahrenheit higher than the previous record set in 1911. The record was subsequently broken on 10 August 2003 when 37.9C (100.2F) was recorded at Heathrow Airport, then later by a temperature of 38.1C (100.6F) in Gravesend, Kent.