Hot weather likely but it may not last


[Published 06:50 21/06/2024]

Bourton-on-the-Water sometimes described as the Venice of the Cotswolds. Posted by brian gaze

Temperatures will be rising during the coming days and computer models are indicating the possibility of 30°c being reached for the first time this year in the UK. It's not certain yet, but Monday or Tuesday are worth watching. However, more unsettled conditions could return during the middle of next week. (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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Issued 4th June 2024

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Outbreaks of rain will affect Northern Ireland and western Britain today. They will tend to come and go throughout the day, but some heavy bursts of rain are possible. In central and eastern counties it remains dry and bright.

Temperatures range from 16°C in the wet areas to a very warm 27°C in eastern England. Check the weather radar for the most up to date view.

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UK Met UKV, Friday 21st June [Tap animation to toggle cities]

Tonight, showery outbreaks of rain clear southeastwards. All regions then have clear spells.

Tomorrow, most of the UK will be dry and there should be a reasonable amount of sunshine. However, temperatures will be a little lower in central and eastern counties than today's.

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UK Met UKV, Saturday 22nd June [Tap animation to toggle cities]

Hot weather looks likely

The weekend is expected to bring a lot of dry weather, although patchy outbreaks of rain affect the north west on Saturday and Sunday could see isolated showers in the south. Early next week it is expected to turn very warm or hot for a time. Temperatures could reach 30°C for the first time this year in the UK. whether or not the heat will last remains very uncertain, with some computer models showing a quick break down.

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GFS, overview for Sun 23rd Jun - Tue 25th Jun

Yesterday's temperatures

The temperature league tables are for Thursday 20th June 2024. Please note that our database does not include data from all of the official reporting stations in the UK.

Highest temperatures

  • Shoreham Airport, 24°C
  • Exeter Airport, 24°C
  • Benson, 23°C
  • Middle Wallop, 23°C
  • Farnborough, 23°C
  • London / Heathrow Airport, 23°C
  • Hawarden, 23°C
  • Boscombe Down, 23°C
  • Southampton / Weather Centre, 23°C
  • Northolt, 23°C
  • Leeming, 23°C
  • Topcliffe Royal Air Force Base, 23°C
  • Cranwell, 22°C
  • Wittering, 22°C
  • Waddington, 22°C

Lowest temperatures

  • Lakenheath Royal Air Force Base, 5°C
  • Mildenhall Royal Air Force Base, 6°C
  • Norwich Weather Centre, 6°C
  • Stansted Airport, 6°C
  • Benson, 6°C
  • Farnborough, 6°C
  • Marham, 6°C
  • Wattisham, 7°C
  • Odiham, 7°C
  • Middle Wallop, 8°C
  • Northolt, 8°C
  • London / Gatwick Airport, 8°C
  • Birmingham / Airport, 8°C
  • Luton Airport, 8°C
  • Leeming, 8°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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