||This article's factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. (January 2012)
The United Kingdom weather records note the most extreme weather ever recorded in the United Kingdom, such as the most and fewest hours of sunshine and highest wind speed.
As of December 2011, the records as recorded by the Met Office were:
Shetland holds the unofficial British record for wind speed, which in 1962 was recorded at 177 mph (285 km/h) at RAF Saxa Vord.
- ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Weather extremes". Met Office. December 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
- ^ The UK Met Office expresses "reservations" about this value
- ^ "Unst". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 12 January 2010.