Easter Weather: Temperatures To Hit 20 Degrees On Good Friday

There is currently a cold spell in the UK with below average temperatures for this time of year. More

He said: "After there was a chilly spell this weekend we are going to see temperatures gradually increase through the week".

Friday: Dry and sunny with highs of 16 to 20 degrees.

Weather will get warmer in the United Kingdom with the mercury continuing to rise from midweek with values possibly topping 20C by the Easter holiday weekend.

"By the weekend we could see in parts of the country temperatures of around 20C, or just above".

"It will also be much drier than normal due to the high pressure cell, as well as mostly sunny, or bright, with light to gentle winds".

Mr Miles added there is "uncertainty" around forecasts after Easter Sunday. 'The cloudiest areas are likely to be in the northwest, and along some eastern coastlines, where it will be a little cooler, ' the forecast explains.

The temperatures are well above the United Kingdom average for this time of year of 11.5C. For Easters which fall late in April, the Met Office has previously recorded up to 14 hours of sunshine in some locations across the UK.

Twice it has hit 27.8C with the first time at Heathrow and Mildenhall, in Suffolk, in 1949.

It could be time to get those sunglasses out and make the most of the sunny weather, with highs of 17 degrees predicted on Friday, and highs of 18 degrees predicted for Saturday.

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