Sunday likely to be hottest day of the year so far

Sun-seekers in Leicester can enjoy an early taste of summer this weekend with Sunday expected to be the hottest day of the year so far.

The Easter holidays will kick off with clear skies, sunshine and unusually warm weather throughout most of the country.

The forecast for Leicester will be warm all weekend reaching a high of 20C, dissolving back to average temperatures on Monday morning.

Here’s the forecast for Leicester over the coming days:

Saturday
A day of largely unbroken sunshine, with some light winds. Maximum Temperature of 18C.

Sunday
Fine and sunny for most of the day, with light winds and turning very warm. Whilst some cloud could spread later, it will remain dry. Maximum Temperature 20C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday
Cloudier and much cooler Monday, with perhaps a few showers. Early sunshine possible Tuesday, before cloud thickens later. Cloudier, with some rain Wednesday, before clearing to brighter spells later.