Monday could possibly be the “final probability” to get pleasure from a barbecue this week on what the Met Workplace stated could possibly be the most popular day of the yr up to now.
Areas of Britain are forecast to be hotter than Crete, however temperatures might drop as early as Tuesday, when “breezy and showery” climate takes maintain.
Meteorologist Richard Miles stated temperatures may attain the mid-20s in London and the South East on Monday – above common for early Could.
“Get your barbecuing completed when you’re within the South, that’s going to be your final probability for a few days,” he stated.
Noting that Britain may get pleasure from its warmest day of the yr, Mr Miles suggested folks to take precautions towards the solar.
The earlier report temperature for 2022 – 23.4C – was set on Good Friday in St James’s Park in London.
Mr Miles stated: “Folks needs to be wise, utilizing sunscreen, however the majority of individuals right now usually are not going to see blazing sunshine. Extra like sunny breaks than prolonged clear skies.
“You must at all times take precautions for the results of ultraviolet, you possibly can nonetheless get it even by hazy and cloudy circumstances.”
The image is combined elsewhere, with rain lashing the North of England and temperatures in Scotland peaking across the mid-teens.
As showers regularly shift south and transfer up from the South West, London and South East England are prone to face rain on Tuesday or Wednesday.
“You may see a bathe wherever,” Mr Miles stated, including that the rain could be “heavy, particularly given how dry it’s been”.
Temperatures usually are not anticipated to creep above 20C once more till the weekend, when Could is prone to resume its “warming development”.