New Maximum Temperature Record in Scotland for February
Today, In Aboyne in Aberdeenshire was the Scotland's warmest February day on record. The temperature climbed to 18.3C. The previous record was 17.9, set at Aberdeen on 22nd February 1897. The British record for February still holds, it is 19.7C measured in London in 1998.
The temperature will remain higher than usual in Scotland during the next couple of days. It's due to high pressure and weaker winds.
You can see the record temperature on Aboyne Station. In this case the NEMS model was closest to reality, it forecasted 15C. ECMWF & GFS predicted 12C and ICON 13C.