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2018: Joint hottest summer for the UK

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GloriaSmud Mon 03-Sep-18 16:39:47

and the hottest ever for England, according to the metoffice.

This article by David Shukman is interesting on the similarities and differences with 1976.

magimedi Wed 05-Sep-18 11:18:25

Fascinating article. I remember 1976, I was 20, & it seemed much hotter than this year.

But I was living & working in London not close to the coast & retired as I am now.

I remember the drought of 76 - water was only on for about 3-4 hours a day. Very trying.

BlackeyedSusan Wed 05-Sep-18 22:19:59

I remember it too. it is when we first noticed that shaddows moved during the day as we sat in a different place under the tree on the playground.

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