Met Office says more warm sunshine on the way for Yorkshire

The Met Office has said there is more warm sunshine on the way for Yorkshire after a sweltering weekend.

Temperatures soared into the 20s at the weekend with the sun beating down both Saturday and Sunday. And although this week will now be cooler with rain forecast for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday there is set to be a return of the sunshine soon.

It is not likely to arrive in time for the Bank Holiday weekend though. In their long-range forecast for 24 May to 2 June they say the Bank Holiday will be a mixture of rain and temperatures above average.

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They say: "Over the bank holiday weekend a band of rain likely to arrive from the west, becoming weaker as it moves east and becoming more showery in nature with scattered showers also following. Into the new week increasingly settled conditions more likely for most, though rain may threaten north-western areas whilst some southern or eastern areas occasionally less settled with showers more likely later in the period though there will be some sunshine between them, the best of this in south-western parts.

"Temperatures are likely to be a little above average, but some large spatial differences are likely."

But the warmer sunshine comes the following week.

The Met Office says: "Relatively weak signals for conditions to be markedly different from climatology through the first half of June.

"That said, both temperatures and rainfall are more-likely to be a little above average overall, with further rain or showers (possibly heavy/thundery at times) but also some spells of warm sunshine."

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