July among the top ten sunniest on record

This July is set to finish amongst the top ten warmest and sunniest in records dating back to 1910, according to early Met Office statistics.

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This July among the top ten sunniest on record

A man relaxes on a bench in the mid-morning sun by Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA

This July is set to finish amongst the top ten warmest and sunniest in records dating back to 1910, according to early Met Office statistics.

Figures so far show the national average temperature to be 16.3C, which is 1.2C above the average.

The highest temperature recorded in the South West was in East Filton, when the temperature reached 28.3C on 24th July.

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