Although 1949 holds the record by just 1°F that was recorded in London, then at its peak population, so for 84°F (28.9°C) to be recorded in 1893 and in Cambridge (then pop. ~37K compared to 82K 1951 & 124K in 2011) making it a remarkable spell of weather. Great find Paul.
By Paul Homewood
OK, this nonsense might be alright for the Guinness Book of Records, but the BBC know full well it is meaningless, as this Easter is one of the latest on record, with many Easters occurring in March.
At no stage is this pointed out in any of the reports, which are written deliberately to foster belief in global warming.
To put this Easter into perspective, the highest temperature recorded over the weekend was 77.9F at Gosport on Saturday. It was also the hottest day of the month.
Not only that, but the weather in April 1893 was every bit as remarkable as in 1949:
As this week, there was an extended spell of high pressure…
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