10/08/2003 The highest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom, 38.5 °C in Kent, England.
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BBC News: Hottest day on record in the UK, 10th August 2003
The highest temperature ever officially recorded in the United Kingdom is 38.5 degrees Celsius at Brogdale, a hamlet near Faversham, Kent. This was the first time during modern weather monitoring that the UK topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and it did so at several places.
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