A taste of summer on the way

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[Published 06:00 18/06/2024]

Warm and sunny in late August. Posted by Brian Gaze

The long term prospects remain uncertain, but at least during the rest of this week it looks as though it will be turning significantly warmer, with a good deal of dry weather to boot! Temperatures so far this June have been below the norm, but by Friday values may be reaching 27°C. (If you would like to browse the website without adverts and contribute to its ongoing development, explore the payment options, see below)


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Showers develop again today, with most of them in the north and east of Britain. Elsewhere, it should be mostly dry and all areas should see some spells of sunshine.  

Temperatures range from 12°C in the far north to 22°C in the London area. Check the weather radar for the most up to date view.

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UK Met UKV, Tuesday 18th June [Tap animation to toggle cities]

Tonight the showers fade away and clear spells develop in much of the UK. In the northern half of the UK it will be cold for the time of the year. A ground frost is possible locally in Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Tomorrow, patchy outbreaks of rain affect northern Scotland, but the rest of the UK remains dry and bright. Temperatures will generally be a little higher than today's.

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UK Met UKV, Wednesday 19th June [Tap animation to toggle cities]

Summer arriving?

The following few days are expected to see more summery weather developing. At last!. There could be some rain in the north and west at times, but the emphasis is on sunny periods and rising temperatures. On Friday and Saturday values are likely to push into the mid 20Cs and it's possible that 27°C could be reached locally.

Is the fine weather here to stay? As ever, there is a good deal of uncertainty when looking further ahead. Nonetheless, several computer models are showing high pressure having a good deal of influence on the UK's weather next week.

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GFS, overview for Thu 20th Jun - Sat 22nd Jun


Yesterday's temperatures

The temperature league tables are for Monday 17th June 2024. Please note that our database does not include data from all of the official reporting stations in the UK.


Highest temperatures

  • London City Airport, 23°C
  • Northolt, 23°C
  • London / Heathrow Airport, 22°C
  • Southend-On-Sea, 22°C
  • Cambridge, 22°C
  • Benson, 22°C
  • Stansted Airport, 22°C
  • Brize Norton, 22°C
  • Cranfield, 21°C
  • Lakenheath Royal Air Force Base, 21°C
  • Mildenhall Royal Air Force Base, 21°C
  • Wattisham, 21°C
  • Norwich Weather Centre, 21°C
  • Farnborough, 21°C
  • Jersey Airport, 21°C

Lowest temperatures

  • Exeter Airport, 6°C
  • Benson, 6°C
  • Fairford Royal Air Force Base, 7°C
  • Middle Wallop, 7°C
  • Boscombe Down, 7°C
  • Yeovilton, 7°C
  • Pembrey Sands, 7°C
  • Farnborough, 8°C
  • Luton Airport, 8°C
  • Marham, 8°C
  • Brize Norton, 8°C
  • Aberdeen / Dyce, 8°C
  • Glasgow Airport, 8°C
  • Edinburgh Airport, 9°C
  • Wick, 9°C

Current temperature s vs Historical averages

Check the CET tracker for the latest information on how this month's temperatures compare to the Central England Temperature averages for 1961-1990, 1971-2000, 1981-2010, 1991-2020, and 1659-2020.


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Warm and sunny in late August. Posted by Brian Gaze

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