Snow in June
On June 2, 1975, several national cricket matches were postponed due to snow showers. The lowest summer temperature ever recorded in the UK was -5.6 °C on June 9, 1955, in Dalwhinnie, and it was again recorded on June 1 and June 3, 1962, in Santon Downham, Norfolk.
Did you Know? Greek Fire, a weapon of the Eastern Roman Empire, was utilised in ship-mounted flamethrowers.