Climate Change: UK’s record breaking decade
- A series of new records for high temperature were broken in the UK in 2019, concluding a record-breaking decade, the Met Office has said.
- The last decade was the second hottest in the past 100 years in the UK, with eight new high-temperature records set.
- Four new UK records were set last year alone, including the highest winter and summer temperatures ever recorded.
- The 2010s were the second hottest and second wettest of the “cardinal” decades (those spanning years ending 0-9) in the last 100 years of UK records.
Source: BBC News