Most of the country is due to bask in fine and dry conditions over the Easter weekend and meteorologists predict that it could set a new record with Good Friday likely to be the hottest day of the year.

The UK will enjoy “very pleasant” spring conditions over the Easter weekend, as temperatures soar above 10C above average.

Neil Armstrong, chief Meteorologist at the Met Office, said: ‘Most people are going to experience decent bank holiday weather over the weekend and it should feel warm in places, especially through the first half of the Easter break.

The hottest temperature recorded so far this year was 20.8C in London on 23 March, meaning the maximum temperatures forecast for the South East at the weekend would set a new record for 2022.

The coolest place for Scotland is set to be 15th, while temperatures are expected to reach around 17degrees in Wales.

But change is expected on Monday with cooler and more volatile weather expected.

But a low pressure area will hit the north-west of Britain throughout Sunday and may bring unsettled weather with strong winds and rain across the North West, which could affect driving conditions for some, while further south can be drier, particularly in the South-east.


Wales ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. (wikipedia)