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Canterbury ranked in top five warmest cities in Britain

PUBLISHED: 14:06 11 May 2017 | UPDATED: 14:06 11 May 2017

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The conclusion was made using a formula based on temperature, dry days and rainfall

Canterbury ranks in the top five warmest cities in the country according to new data.

By using figures available from the Met Office, Freeflush, which designs and supplies innovative rainwater harvesting systems, ranked cities by warmth using a single combined metric based on maximum average temperature, dry days and total rainfall.

Its findings concluded Canterbury was fifth nationally in its ‘Warmth Index’ with an average temperature of 14.7 degrees, 646mm of rainfall and 255 dry days.

Only London, Cambridge, Chelmsford and Worcester were ranked higher.

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