The temperature reached more than 31°C (88°F) in the Anglia region during Sunday afternoon beating Saturday and making it the hottest day of the year so far.
The heatwave is expected to continue into Monday when it could get even hotter.
The hottest place in the Anglia region on Sunday was Cavendish in Suffolk where the thermometer tipped 31.4°C (88.5°F). The UK's hottest location was the Hampton area of south west London at 32.1°C (89.8°F).
The average maximum temperature for a day in mid June in East Anglia is 20°C
Maximum temperatures in the Anglia region on Sunday 18 June 2017
- 31.4°C in Cavendish, Suffolk
- 31.1°C in Santon Downham, Suffolk
- 30.7°C in Marham, Norfolk
- 30.1°C in Cambridge
- 29.9°C in Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 29.8°C in Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
- 29.8°C in Wattisham, Suffolk
- 29.8°C in Woburn, Bedfordshire
- 29.7°C in Northampton
- 29.7°C in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
- 29.7°C in Bedford
- 29.5°C in Holbeach, Lincolnshire
- 28.5°C in Stowe, Buckinghamshire
- 27.7°C in Shoeburyness, Essex
- 25.5°C in Cromer, Norfolk
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The temperature in the Anglia region has pushed towards 29°C (84°F) on the hottest day of the year so far. But it is set to get hotter on Sunday.
By 4pm, the temperature at Santon Downham on the Suffolk-Norfolk border had reached 28.8°C (83.8°F). It was 28.0°C at Writtle in Essex.
The hottest place in the UK so far on Saturday was Gravesend in Kent and Kew Gardens in London when the thermometer reached 29.3°C (84.7°F)
Temperatures at 4pm in the Anglia region on Saturday 17 June 2017
- 28.8°C in Santon Downham, Suffolk
- 28.0°C in Writtle, Essex
- 27.8°C in Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 27.4°C in Marham, Norfolk
- 27.4°C in Woburn, Bedfordshire
- 27.3°C in Cavendish, Suffolk
- 27.3°C in Northampton
- 27.1°C in Cambridge
- 27.0°C in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
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