London temperatures set to soar to 8C above September average

We’ve had an unusually warm spell, with the weekend offering wall-to-wall sun and Londoners leaving jackets at home.

The good news is it’s not over yet.

Parts of London are forecast by the Met Office to have highs of 26C on Tuesday, September 22, a whopping 8C warmer than the September average of 18C.

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It also looks like the sun will be out all day – and with the weather turning for the worse later in the week you might want to get out and enjoy the late summer weather while you can.

Today (Monday, September 21) is also pretty nice for September, with temperatures reaching 25C in parts of London.

Over the rest of the week the weather gets a lot greyer, with temperatures dropping to around 16C and it getting a bit drizzly.

The Met Office’s long range forecast for the UK predicts the rest of September and start of October to be ‘a continued unsettled picture’ with some spells of rain, but ‘interludes of drier and sunnier weather’.

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Early and mid-October look like they could be quite nice, with ‘southern parts may see the most of any dry and brighter spells’, and ‘towards the middle of the month, conditions may begin to settle down and temperatures may nudge back towards average or slightly above average for the time of year’.

Let’s keep our fingers crossed for more unseasonably sunny and warm spells.


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