UK long-range weather: Warm temperatures to ‘dominate’ throughout April – charts

Britain faced soring temperatures at the weekend as large parts of the country saw a glimpse of spring sunshine. Those temperatures are set to return for large parts of the UK this month according to the latest graphs, with the Met Office predicting above-average temperatures. Although there will be some brief periods of showers throughout April, the Met Office’s long-range forecast has predicted dry weather will be constant for many.

Reporting on the period between April 11-20, the Met Office said: “Over the rest of the Easter weekend, there should be a good deal of dry, settled weather with sunny spells.

“It will be driest in the south, with the greatest chance of rain and stronger winds in the far north and northwest of the UK.

“Temperatures above normal, and warmest in the south, but with overnight frosts further north.

“Beyond the Easter weekend, this weather pattern is expected to continue with dry weather dominating.”

In graphs from weather forecaster, WX Charts, the UK is set to see temperatures hitting above 20C (68F) for large parts of the country on April 8.

Although the north of England will not see the best of the sunshine, temperatures will still be in the high teens.

That band of hot weather will continue the following day, with WX Charts showing temperatures once again around 20C (68F) on April 9.

In conjunction with the Met Office’s long-range reports, WX Charts also forecasts between April 13-15 temperatures will once again soar to 20C and above (68F).

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The Met Office reported the final 10 days of the month, dry weather is most likely.

They said: “Although confidence is low during this time period, the most probable scenario is that dry weather should dominate, with some interludes of more changeable weather at times.”

Today, many across the country will experience temperatures in the high teens, with London reaching 20C (68F), the Met Office has reported.

This bright and clear weather will remain for most of the day until the evening whereby the north will see some showers.

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Commenting on today’s forecast, Met Office meteorologist said: “There will be a few shallow mist and fog patches across the country on Tuesday morning.

“They’ll soon lift and the temperatures will also rise.”

“Most places will be dry and bright during Tuesday morning but more high cloud across Scotland will turn the sunshine hazy during the afternoon.

“Otherwise for many it’s simply a sunny day feeling warm in the sunshine in the south with temperatures hitting 17 to 20 degrees but the wind will pick up across the north and west of Scotland later on.

“That will make it feel cool and that wind will continue to pick up it will turn cloudy and wet in the far northwest.

“By the end of Tuesday with the wind by this day too reaching gale-force.”

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