This beat the previous New Year’s Day temperature record that was set 10 years ago on 1 January 2012. Then temperatures at the Ukkel Weather Centre reached 13.6°C.
Saturday was the third consecutive day on which a temperature record was beat. On Thursday (30 December) temperatures at Ukkel reached 14.2°C, while on New Year’s Eve temperatures reached 14°C.
Thursday top temperature beat the previous daily temperature record for 30 December of 13.8°C that was set in 1925. The previous New Year’s Eve temperature record of 13.8°C dated from 2017.