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

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.

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.

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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