ENJOY it while it lasts!
That’s the message from Huddersfield’s weatherman Paul Stevens as the town basks in glorious sunshine.
Temperatures look set to again soar to 17°C (62°F) today , so shorts and T-shirts may still be the order of the day. But watch out for the weekend when they will plummet to almost half today’s figure.
Paul, of Salendine Nook, said temperatures did feel warm for March, but they were well below the highest March figure for the month which was a heady 23°C (73°F) in 1981.
“Enjoy the sunshine today as it will get much cooler over the weekend,” he said.
Much of Britain basked in above average temperatures this week, with reports on Tuesday of Bridlington, at 18.8°C (66°F), being warmer than Los Angeles at 16.6°C (60°F).
Paul said March had also been an exceptionally dry month, with just 12mm of rain falling compared with the average for the month of 66mm.
He said: “March came in like a lamb, but it may be going out like a lion with much cooler temperatures and north easterly winds.”