21.2C in Porthmadog makes it warmest Remembrance Sunday on record
Unseasonably mild November weather made it the warmest Remembrance Sunday on record as temperatures reached a summer-like high of 21.2C in Porthmadog, Gwynedd.
The Met Office described the conditions as “exceptionally mild”.
England and Scotland also broke records for the warmest Remembrance Day with highs of 19.2C in Bridgefoot, Cumbria, and 17.2C in Aviemore.
Castlederg in Co Tyrone saw a maximum of 16.5C, which was 0.2C below the record for Northern Ireland.
The temperature has now soared to 20.7°C in Porthmadog making this the warmest #RemembranceSunday and warmest 13th November on record for the #UK! pic.twitter.com/kGVleHHHD9
— Derek Brockway – weatherman (@DerekTheWeather) November 13, 2022
The Met Office tweeted: “It’s been an exceptionally mild day for most of us and the warmest Remembrance Sunday on record in the UK England, Wales and Scotland have all provisionally broken their previous maximum temperature records with Northern Ireland just 0.2°C shy of their record.”
The high temperatures this weekend followed the UK’s warmest Armistice Day on record.
On Friday, Myerscough in Lancashire saw a high of 19.5C.
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Don’t publicise these balmy conditions. It will only bring yet more 2nd home buyers into the area.
Wow, it’s almost as if the scientists who have spent the last half a century warning us about what will happen if we continue to pump billions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere might’ve been on to something…….