As August comes to an end, new figures from The Met Office show this summer has been the warmest, driest and sunniest since 2006. For the south-east it has been the driest summer since 1995.
This summer's highest temperature was 34.1°C at Heathrow on August 1st. That was the highest temperature in the UK since July 2006.
For the full press release from the Met Office click here.