Hottest November Day? No Warmer Than 1948 According To CET
By Paul Homewood
Talking of November record temperatures, it is worth taking a look at the Central England Temperature for a bit of perspective.
The CET covers a representative slice of the middle of England, although it plainly does not necessarily reflect temperatures in all parts of the country.
Below is a chart showing the 50 warmest November days since 1878, up to 2nd Nov this year.
On the 1st, the day the record at Trawsgoed was set, CET only got up to 14.6C, which ties it in 108th place, alongside 1948 and other years.
By far the warmest November day was 4th November 1946, which, as we know, was when the previous record UK temperature was set at Prestatyn.
On that day, the exceptional warmth extended across pretty much the whole country:-
There is no evidence that the warmth this week has been anywhere near as widespread.