UK weather: Temperatures to hit 17C by Easter Bank Holiday Monday

Warm and bright finish to Easter weekend


Britain is likely to see a fine and bright end to the Easter weekend with highs of 17C by Bank Holiday Monday, according to weather experts.

Leon Brown, meteorologist at The Weather Channel, told Aol Travel: "The weather is set to improve as we head through the Bank Holiday weekend, and next week will be dominated by high pressure and dry weather.

"Next week temperatures by day will be a few degrees above normal over the west, but cooler near the east coast."

Chris Burton from The Weather Network agreed, telling Aol Travel: "Through Easter Day and Easter Monday, although there is likely to be a lot of mist and low cloud first thing, many areas should see more in the way of sunshine by the afternoon.

"Again, it should feel pleasant in the sunshine with temperatures perhaps peaking at 16C in a few spots.

"Next week also looks like remaining dry and settled with high pressure staying close to the UK."

A spokesman for the Met Office was even more optimistic, suggesting temperatures could reach 17C by Bank Holiday Monday in the south, and even 20C by next Friday.

Speaking to the Independent, the spokesperson said:"[On Monday] temperatures will rise to between 13C and 14C and up to 17C in the south.

"We could see highs of up to 20 degrees in London by Friday. It's going to be quite dry with bright spells until Tuesday or Wednesday with some cloud rolling around."

Easter holidays: UK days out with the kids

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