For 15 days in 1976 temperatures raged above 32C leading to a record breaking summer that remains scorched on people's memories.
After the scorching temperatures of the past few weeks, we look back at how Kent fared during the unforgettable drought of 1976.
It might feel cold today but it's nothing compared to the Big Freeze of 1963, when the average temperature was -2.1C and the sea froze in Kent.
Here we look back at dozens of archive photos from the big freeze of 1987, when Kent was covered in 50cm of snow.
From frozen seas to 8ft snow drifts and temperatures of -23C, we look back at the county's worst winters.
Incredible archive pictures show how the county was left submerged after the heaviest rainfall seen in decades.
From freezing sub-zero temperatures, to the record-breaking temperatures and storms, it seems there's rarely a dull moment.
The winter of early 1963 was so severe coal barges were frozen on the river.
We look back on the floods that ruined Christmas for many people in 2013.
People were urged to stay at home, drink plenty of water and check on the elderly as temperatures headed towards 40C.
Kent was hit by severe winter weather in 2010 - here are 100 photos showing the chaos but also the fun and beauty of the county under snow.
Archive photos show how no part of Kent escaped the devastation of the Great Storm when it struck more than 30 years ago.
Thousands of visitors were turned away when muddy conditions forced organisers to close public car parks on all three days of the County Show.
Storm Eunice battered Kent, closing bridges, toppling lorries, bringing down trees and damaging buildings.
Waves burst over the promenade and flooded one of Kent's seaside towns in 1978. Here residents share their memories.
A car has been flattened by debris from a collapsed roof as Storm Eunice continues to wreak havoc across Kent.
Photos reveal the extent of flooding across the county after several days of heavy rainfall.
A broken down digger became trapped by rising water as it worked on repairing flood defences.
We take a look at how the wet weather affected Kent in 2020, with flooding seen across the county.
Several roads were flooded as thunderstorms and heavy rain lashed Kent in 2014.
Incredible footage shows waves freezing as they hit one of Kent's beaches.
We captured the good, the bad and the ugly from a week of extraordinary weather to hit Kent in 2018.
Three RNLI volunteers lost their lives at sea during a huge storm off the Kent coast more than 100 years ago.
People returned to their homes after being forced to evacuate the properties due to severe flooding.
Several twisters - or funnel clouds - were spotted over Kent in 2016.
Snow hit parts of the county while others were battered by bad weather following Storm Arwen.
A spectacular photograph captured a rare 'mirage' sunset on the Kent coastline.
A man's attic was set on fire and a pensioner's roof collapsed as extreme weather conditions hit.
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