5 photos of Birmingham on the warmest February in 20 years
It’s suddenly become an unusually warm winter. The warmest February recorded since 1998.
The UK has seen record-breaking February weather, with temperatures reaching up to 20°C in some parts of the country.
Kew Gardens has reached 21.2 °C which is the UK's new maximum temperature record for February, winter and the year so far 🌡️☀️ pic.twitter.com/liP2MudHAa
— Met Office (@metoffice) February 26, 2019
In Wales, temperatures reached 20°C on Monday, making it the warmest February recorded since 1998, when it reached 19°C in London. The record temperature for February has been broken twice in the past two days in the UK alone, with some attributing it to climate change.
Others suggesting it’s just a few days of freak weather as a usually cold winter month became very hot, hot enough for wearing t-shirts and enjoying ice cream.
However, it is expected to rain again tomorrow so this brief affair with a passing mini heat-wave may be the only teaser for summer we get before the real thing later in the year. In the meantime, here’s 5 photos of Brummies enjoying the brief heat: