It has never been so hot on 15 February as it was this year. The Eindhoven record from 1998 was broken. It was then 16.9 degrees in the city. On Wednesday at 15.00 it was 17.1 degrees in Maastricht.
In Eindhoven, the mercury tipped to 16.6 degrees. The mild weather will continue over the coming days, but will not be as warm as Wednesday. It will also be cloudy with occasional rain.
The highest February temperature ever was 19.3 degrees. That occurred on 18 February 1920.