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Hottest day of the year: How hot was it near you?

Thursday was the hottest day of the year in the UK with the temperature reaching 27.7°C at Writtle near Chelmsford in Essex.

The Met Office says Friday could be hotter.

These are Thursday's maximum temperatures near you in the Anglia region:

  • 27.7°C in Writtle, Essex
  • 26.7°C in Santon Downham, Suffolk
  • 26.6°C in Shoeburyness, Essex
  • 26.6°C in Cavendish, Suffolk
  • 26.2°C in Wattisham, Suffolk
  • 26.1°C in Norwich
  • 26.1°C in Cambridge
  • 25.9°C in Weybourne, Norfolk
  • 25.9°C in Woburn, Beds
  • 25.6°C at Monks Wook near Sawtry, Cambs
  • 25.1°C in Bedford
  • 25.0°C in Northampton
  • 25.0°C in Harpenden, Herts
  • 24.1°C in Stowe, Bucks

The hottest day in 2013 was 1 August when a temperature of 34.1°C (93.4°F) was recorded at Heathrow airport.

The highest temperature in East Anglia during 2013 was 33.4°C (92.1°F) in Writtle on 1 August.

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