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The British tabloids would have a field day with headlines like 'Ibiza hotter than Aberdeen' if only they were here.

The British tabloids would have a field day with headlines like 'Ibiza hotter than Aberdeen' if only they were here.

After a record breaking sweltering June, the month of July is going the same way with average temperatures so far of 27.2 degrees. 2.2 degrees above average, and the hottest since 1982.

Other records are tumbling too - electrical consumption reached its highest ever level the other evening just before 10 PM. The effects of fans and air-conditioning units running combined with 200,000 clubbers putting the kettle on for a post-sunset Pot Noodle pushed electrical consumption through the roof.