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How this year's heatwave compares to the summer of 1976

House Beautiful (UK) Logo By Katie Frost of House Beautiful (UK) | Slide 1 of 17: With the UK's record-breaking heatwave this summer, comparisons are being made to other memorable heatwaves in previous years. In 1976, the hot weather from mid-June to the end of August made it one of the most prolonged heatwaves within living memory. Here's how the two summers compare.

With the UK's record-breaking heatwave this summer, comparisons are being made to other memorable heatwaves in previous years. In 1976, the hot weather from mid-June to the end of August made it one of the most prolonged heatwaves within living memory. Here's how the two summers compare.

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