Met Office has predicted in the weather forecast that some parts of the UK are going to be hotter than the rest of mainland Europe.
It also said that Friday would be the hottest day of the year and the temperatures might reach 35C in Greater London. There could be some thundery showers in parts of south during the afternoon though.
In fact, Britain is going to be hotter than even Ibiza, a popular tourist spot. While Britain will have a temperature of 35C, tourist spots like Ibiza, Lisbon and Berlin will reach 33C, 30C and 25C respectively.
The hot weather of the UK
The hot weather in the UK will be widespread. The temperature will remain approximately 33C-34C across Cambridgeshire and southeastern areas of Kent.
The temperature in Wales could go as high as 30C while in Manchester it could reach 32C.
A Met spokesperson said that popular holiday destinations like Devon and Cornwall will have temperature reaching about 25C. In Brighton, the temperature will reach a warm and pleasant 28C.
Although the weather is nice, it will not last too long.
In this month, the highest temperature in the UK was on July 17, which was 28.5C at Heathrow Airport.
A Met spokesperson said, “We’ve not seen a temperature anywhere above 30 so far or even with a three in it, that is quite unusual for July.”
He also added, “In terms of shifting the overall weather stats for the month, it’s not going to do much to the average.”
5-Day UK weather forecast
On Friday, most areas in the UK are going to be sunny and hot. There is a little risk of few thunderstorms in parts of southern and eastern England. The Western UK will have clouds lurking with rains a few times.
On Saturday too, most of England and Wales will be dry; there may be few showers in northwest England.
Sunday onwards, rains and showers may be here and there with few sunny periods in between. UK weather forecast says that on Monday there will be more persistent rains in South and Tuesday in the northwest.