Hour-by-hour forecast as temperatures set to hit 36C in Nottinghamshire - but will it beat the hottest day on record?

Ava Bradley, 7, her 2 year old brother Alfie and 5 year old sister Olivia keep their cool with slush drinks whilst out at Titchfield Park.
Ava Bradley, 7, her 2 year old brother Alfie and 5 year old sister Olivia keep their cool with slush drinks whilst out at Titchfield Park.

As Nottinghamshire bakes in extreme heat today - here is an hour-by-hour forecast of how hot it is going to be.

The county is set to reach highs of 36C, but, London could reach highs of 38C today.

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The hottest day on record in England was during the sweltering August heat-wave in 2003 when temperatures hit 38.5C.

So only time will tell if today beats the hottest day on record.

There is also still a yellow weather warning in place for thunderstorms, which runs from 3pm today till 4pm tomorrow.

Nottinghamshire might be hit by a thunder storm around 3pm followed by sun, and then the chance of thunderstorms through the night.

Thunderstorms set to strike Nottinghamshire as temperatures soar to shocking 36°C

Here is the hour-by-hour forecast in Nottinghamshire

9am - 24°C

10am - 27°C

11am - 30°C

Noon - 32°C

1pm - 34°C

2pm - 36°C

3pm - 35°C

4pm - 35°C

5pm - 35°C

6pm - 34°C

7pm - 33°C

8pm - 30°C

9pm - 28°C

10pm - 27°C

11pm - 26°C

Midnight - 25°C