Suffolk records sunniest June in nearly 50 years
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Suffolk has recorded its sunniest June in nearly 50 years.
According to data from Weatherquest, Suffolk has not seen this amount of sun since 1976, with temperatures 0.6C higher than average.
The county also experienced a much drier June than normal, with rainfall at 62% of the average, making this the driest January to June period in East Anglia since 1996.
On June 17, Suffolk recorded the highest temperature in the UK at Santon Downham, with 32.7C being the height of the mid-month heatwave.