No-one is quite sure why this weather station – which the late Tim Channon featured several times here at the Talkshop – so often came top of UK temperature lists, apart from being close to London. But KentLive News offered this believe-it-or-not clue: ‘The soil at Broadness is also said to heat up rather quickly under direct sunlight, which is part of the reason why it records some record breaking temperatures.’ Having only opened in 1995, its short-lived fame – or was it notoriety? – will now have to pass to somewhere else.
A weather station that has recorded some of the hottest temperatures in the UK is no more, reports KentOnline.
It’s been revealed a weather station renowned for recording some of the UK’s hottest temperatures has closed.
The Met Office has decided to shut the Gravesend-Broadness weather station on the Swanscombe peninsula after “significant changes…
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