June set to be a scorcher

Britain set to bask in the heat with temperatures in June soaring above 30C

Staycations are looking a little more appealing after the Met Office released figures today suggesting Britain will be hotter than North Africa and the Mediterranean during June.

They expect this weekend to be the warmest of the year so far, with London temperatures reaching above 28°C, compared to a relatively chilly 24°C in Majorca, and 27°C in Casablanca, Morocco.

‘London will see very nice days from Thursday, with an upper range of temperatures around 28°C certainly possible,’ says Barry Gromett, a Met Office forecaster.

‘There will be plenty of sunshine, especially inland on the eastern side of the country.’

If predictions are right, the heatwave during June will be the hottest temperatures Britain has seen for five years. Good news for Glastonbury-goers and Wimbledon fans who will bask in the heat.

‘June should bring a good deal of dry and very warm weather at times, with temperatures peaking close to 33°C in the south in late June or early July,’ says Brain Gaze of The Weather Outlook, a specialise independent forecaster.

The predictions follow our warmest spring since records began in 1910.

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