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Odds say Britain could have record-breaking heatwave

| 29.06.2015

Leading bookmaker Coral has slashed the odds on this summer being the hottest in British history,  following a flurry of bets over the weekend. It’s now 10-1 from 12-1 that the record temperature of 38.5C is broken.

With a heatwave expected to hit the nation this week, Coral has opened betting on the highest temperature, making it 2-1 that the mercury rises to 32C, while it’s 5-2 that it reaches highs of 36C. Meanwhile the firm go 2-1 that this Wimbledon is the hottest in the tournaments history, while it’s 6-1 that no rain falls during the events at SW19.

“This week could see Britain break the record high temperature of 38.5C set in August 2003, with the odds suggesting temperatures are very likely to hit 36C or above,” said Coral’s Nicola McGeady.

**Weather – hottest temperature this week:

2-1 31-32C, 9-4 33-34C, 5-2 35-36C, 5-1 29-30C, 6-1 27-28C, 10-1 37-38C, 12-1 25-26C

**Weather Specials

2-1 Hottest Wimbledon on record (record set in 1976)

6-1 No rain on any day at Wimbledon

10-1 UK record temperature high to be broken (38.5C)

20-1 Rain every day at Wimbledon



Nicola McGeady

Nicola joined the PR team in January 2013 from Boylesports. Moving across the water from Ireland, she has taken on the role of PR Manager, dealing with all aspects of media activity, as well as taking on the responsibility of a number of the firm's key
partnerships such as At The Races and RUK. Nicola has been in the bookmaking industry for over six years,with a wide range of experience in radio and TV broadcasting, but you can also check out Nicola's lastest blog posts right here at the Coral news site. Like many of her Irish compatriots, Nicola is a huge Manchester United fan, and when not working, she can be found on a tennis court or enjoying the London social