Saturday, 08 August 2020
The temperature rose to 34.3° Celcius in Brussels on Saturday afternoon. Never has it been so hot on 8 August, meteorologist David Dehenauw reports on Twitter.
The previous record dated from 1975 with 33.2 degrees.
34,3 degrés à Uccle maintenant, le record journalier de 1975 (33,2) est battu.
— David Dehenauw (@DDehenauw) August 8, 2020
Dehenauw stressed, however, that today’s records remain relative. The absolute temperature record dates from July last year, when 39.7 degrees was measured.
The Brussels Times