Weather experts have predicted Scotland will enjoy the hottest day of the year in July. Researchers say Scots will experience temperatures of 26°C on July 7 during the hottest Scottish summer for a hundred years. A blistering heat surge is said to be winging across the country for another glorious burst of sunshine. The announcement is good news for disappointed Scots who enjoyed a week long summer before bad weather began to descend. Outdoor heating specialists Glowing Embers surveyed 1,000 men and women to find out how optimistic they were about a good summer. Unsurprisingly 60 per cent of those interviewed believed the Scottish weather would let them down for another drizzly July. Despite this statistic, nearly 50 per cent of Scots insisted they enjoy a cooler summer. Richard Fewings, Director of said: "If there’s one thing we can rely on, is that we can never really rely on the weather!