By Paul Homewood
h/t Robin Guenier/Philip Bratby
Matt McGrath’s ten warmest years (complete with gratuitous image of sunbathers and reference to Cambridge’s record temperature):
The top 10 warmest years on record in the UK have all occurred since 2002, a new analysis from the Met Office says.
Its State of the UK Climate report shows that 2014 remains the warmest year in a temperature sequence now dating back to 1884.
Despite last summer’s blistering heat, 2018 only places as the seventh warmest year on record – as the statistic is based on temperatures all year round.
When it comes to the coldest years, the most recent in the top 10 was in 1963.
The patterns of warm and cold years in Britain are a clear signal of climate change, say scientists.
It comes after the Met Office confirmed this week that the UK’s hottest temperature ever – 38.7C (101.7F) –…
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