As the final word on Tuesday’s highest temperature won’t be known until the evening it is possible that the new record might even be higher still than the 33.1°C recorded at 2pm.
Tuesday’s temperatures have also smashed the record for the warmest 15 September since records began. This had been set in 1947 when temperatures reached 29.3°C on 15 September.
Monday too was a record-breaking day. Then temperatures reached 31.3°C at Ukkel, making it the warmest 14 September since records began.