The North East region of the UK still holds a few daily low temperature records. Most are held by Scottish border stations, but these are the UK records for the dates below set in North East England. January 5th (1941) Houghall -21.1 degC (Durham University Observatory -13.3 degC) February 26th (1963) Kielder -18.3 degC March 4th (1947) Houghall -21.1 degC (Durham University Observatory -15.0 degC) December 25th (1878) Gainford -18.3 degC This last one was the coldest ever Christmas Day in the UK. Does anyone know of any more? What is the lowest temperature you’ve ever experienced locally?