Another unseasonably warm November day and night...but how long will it last?

Temperatures across the UK at just 8am this morning, already looking warm!
Temperatures across the UK at just 8am this morning, already looking warm!
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Monday saw one of the warmest November nights on record and we have already had the hottest November day ever record in the UK as parts of the country hit 22.4c last will it last?

Well actually yes, for this week anyway.

The Met Office is forecasting “Exceptionally mild” conditions this week all the way through until Saturday, with the maximum temperature reaching a very comfortable 17c today, Tuesday November 10, a heat not out of place in August let alone November.

Exceptional warmth in November in the UK is almost always imported - delivered from sub-tropical latitudes by a strong southwesterly or southerly wind.

Here’s your full look at a warm week ahead:

Today: It will be generally cloudy, breezy and exceptionally mild. A few limited bright intervals may occur, mainly this morning. This afternoon there is a chance of outbreaks of rain arriving. Maximum Temperature 17°C.

Tonight: Outbreaks of rain soon clearing to leave the rest of the night dry with large amounts of cloud. However, some breaks may develop. Staying very mild. Minimum Temperature 13°C.

Wednesday: Mild, breezy again, generally dry and cloudy. However, some bright or sunny intervals may occur. Maximum Temperature 16°C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday: Thursday dry and bright morning, then becoming windy, with rain arriving later. Friday windy, with heavy showers, and feeling noticeably cooler than recently. Saturday staying windy but becoming milder.