Take out the Aperol and the Rekorderlig, summer has indeed started here in London. Temperatures are finally on the right side of 20 ° C and show no sign of stopping.
Even as millions of Britons try to escape to sunnier places like Portugal and Spain, those who plan to stay put can count on sunny and warm weather in the capital.
We’ve put together the forecasts for the coming week from the BBC, Met Office and Accuweather and that’s what Londoners can expect in the week starting Monday 7th June.
BBC predicts a dominant high pressure system for the first half of next week, with showers on Monday June 7th.
As the week progresses, we are ready for “dry and sunny” periods with some afternoon showers.
Temperatures will remain high throughout the week, according to the BBC, Wednesday (June 9 and Thursday June 10) hitting unholy highs of 25 ° C, before dropping to 24 ° C on Friday June 11.
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The Met Office predicts “sunny periods and scattered showers” on Monday, while Tuesday (8 June) and Wednesday will feature “mainly periods of drought”.
Winds will be light and temperatures warm – the Met Office predicts highs of 24 ° C from Tuesday, June 8 through Friday.
After “a brief shower or two” on Monday, Accuweather predicts a “partly sunny and pleasant” Tuesday, and a “rather sunny Wednesday.”
Thursday will see the temperature peak – a staggering 25C – before plunging to 23C on Friday.
Accuweather is forecasting a gloomy weekend, with Friday forecast to be “mostly cloudy with a downpour”.
Accuweather also predicts fine weather for the weekend, with Saturday June 12 and Sunday (June 13) being 23 ° C and 24 ° C respectively.