The average temperature for July is 18.4°C, while the average for the past month was 19.5°C. Remember, until mid-July average temperatures were below average. Still, July was an exceptional month: between 22 and 26 July highs exceeded 25°C every day. On 25 July a new record high of 39.7°C was set at the Met Office in Ukkel. On that date a new high for Belgium of 41.8°C was set at Begijnendijk (Flemish Brabant). Readings from over a hundred measuring points show new record highs.