Sheffield could have its hottest day ever later this week

Sheffield’s official temperature record could be smashed this week as this city bakes in a scorching heatwave.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 8:24 am
Updated Thursday, 25th July 2019, 1:50 pm

The highest temperature ever recorded in Sheffield was 34.3C way back in August 1990 but that could be topped this week.

Yesterday saw temperatures reach a very warm 27C across the city and it will be even hotter today with highs of 30C.

There is a risk of some thunderstorms tonight which will lead to temperatures easing off slightly tomorrow at around 28C.

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But on Thursday temperatures will rocket once more as the heatwave peaks.

According to the latest forecast temperatures are set to reach AT LEAST 33C in Sheffield on Thursday - within touching distance of the all time record.

The heatwave will peak on Thursday with possible record breaking temperatures