Santon Downham records UK’s highest temperature of the day

The sun has shone in Norfolk and Suffolk today. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire The sun has shone in Norfolk and Suffolk today. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
4:09 PM

The mercury has been rising in Norfolk and Suffolk today as one of our weather stations recorded the UK’s hottest temperature.

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Sunny Santon Downham saw a high of 21.2C, the highest in the country. Blackpool came a close second with 20C.

The sunshine follows a wet start to the week, including a disappointingly rainy Bank Holiday Monday.

Temperatures are expected to rise tomorrow and Friday, before possible showers on Saturday.

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