UK weather: Warmest ever January temperature record rises to nearly 20C | UK News

A provisional new UK maximum temperature record for January of 19.9C has been set in northwest Scotland, the Met Office has said.

In a statement, the weather service said a manual reading at Achfary on Sunday gave the potential new record.

The figure exceeds that from an automated reading of 19.6C reported on Sunday at Kinlochewe.