People sunbathing on London's Primrose Hill
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Record temperature for October

The record has been broken for the highest temperature recorded in October - at 29.6C (85.1F), in Gravesend, Kent.

The previous record of 29.4C was set on 1 October 1985, in the town of March, Cambridge.

Katherine Downes joined some of those making the most of the unseasonal weather on Primrose Hill in London.

  • 01 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK