The weather of 1906 saw snowfall on Boxing Day that was seven inches thick and was so extreme that it caused the town clock to stop. In 1921 the summer weather was so hot that on 10th July, a farm in Braintree was ruined by a fire that started in a haystack and spread to destroy all of his buildings. On July 5th 1999, Sible Hedingham, near Braintree, recorded the heaviest single daily rainfall on weather records for Essex, measured at 122mm.

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