US News: Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week - PressFrom - United Kingdom
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US NewsReally GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week

12:10  16 april  2019
12:10  16 april  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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The four - day Easter weekend in 2019 kicks off on Good Friday , April 19. How is the date of Easter decided and why does it change each year ? This divides 19 normal calendar years into 235 months of 30 and 29 days each, with the ecclesiastical full moon on the 14th day of each lunar month.

Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week © Reuters A man runs past a cherry blossom tree during a spring morning in Hyde Park in London.

Britain is set for the warmest day of the year so far on Good Friday and temperatures could build further to reach 77F (25C) by Saturday.

The country looks set to be hotter than Rome as an area of high pressure brings warm air north from the Mediterranean – giving Britain an Easter heatwave and its first real taste of summer this year.

The warmest day of the year so far was nearly two months ago February 26, when 70.1F (21.2C) was recorded in Kew Gardens, South West London, during February's record-breaking spell of sunny weather.

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When is Easter 2019—and why does the date of Easter change every year ? Easter is the most important feast day on the Christian calendar. It marks the end of Holy Week , the end of Lent, and the last day of the Easter Triduum ( starting from the evening of Maundy Thursday, through Good

This article is over 7 years old. Easter week sunshine is continuing to push up temperatures across the UK, with April now almost certain to join a The fine, dry spell is expected to last well into the week after Easter and almost certainly promises shirtsleeve weather on the day of the royal wedding.

Since then, the country has experienced changeable conditions with spots of wet and windy weather and even five inches of snow at the beginning of this month in the North East. Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The sun viewed off the North East coast of England early this morning with sunspot AR 2738 clearly visible

Met Office forecaster Becky Mitchell said: 'Over the weekend, we are due to experience the warmest days of the year so far. Temperatures are likely to build through the week, and could beat the February 26 figure by Friday.

'Figures could top 21C (70F). On Saturday, the warmest temperatures are likely across southern England and Wales. It could reach 23C (73F) or even 24C (75F) in a few isolated places.' Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Today's weather

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann predicts Ireland to be hotter than Lanzarote for Easter weekend

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann predicts Ireland to be hotter than Lanzarote for Easter weekend It's going to be the warmest weekend of the year so far . After a miserable Monday that saw 21 counties hit with weather warnings, it looks as though the country will experience more summer-like conditions later this week. Met Eireann is forecasting temperatures of up to 20C on Good Friday, and Saturday will be even warmer - making Ireland hotter than Lanzarote. A spokesperson said: "Good Friday will be dry with sunny spells. It will be warm with light variable breezes and highest temperatures of 15C to 20C.

The Friday preceding the Easter Weekend , Good Friday , is a public holiday in some countries with Christian traditions, and the Monday following the Easter Weekend , Easter Monday, is a public holiday in most Christian countries, thus creating an extra long weekend . Both days are not federal holidays

On the days before and after, Maundy Thursday and Holy Saturday, the bars in Northern Ireland have to stop serving at midnight. There can be some unusual congestion on the roads because many take trips during the four - day Easter weekend , which starts on Good Friday .

Saturday's maximum temperature will be on a par with that expected in Marrakech, and warmer than Rome, which is set to be 21C (70F). Miss Mitchell said the warm conditions are likely to extend north-west.

BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood tweeted: 'This weekend somewhere in UK may hit 25C (77F)... but generally we are looking at low to mid-20Cs. Remember, with sea breezes it will often be cooler on the coast.' Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Pollen count for today

Easterly sea breezes mean temperatures in resorts including Scarborough, North Yorkshire, and Cromer, Norfolk, are only expected to reach between 57F (14C) and 59F (15C).

Forecasters predict the fine and warm weather to continue into Easter Sunday.

But Miss Mitchell added: 'There is some uncertainty about Monday and there is the possibility wet and windy weather could make inroads.' Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The country looks set to be hotter than Rome as an area of high pressure brings warm air north from the Mediterranean

Before the warm weather arrives, a band of rain is set to make its way east across the country today. After the Easter weekend, there is set to be a return to more average conditions.

For the last week of April, the Met Office states: 'The weather looks changeable and windy at times with showers or longer spells of rain, but still with some drier, brighter, spells. Temperatures should be mainly around average.'

The warmest place in Britain yesterday was London Heathrow Airport which hit 59.5F (15.3C), while the coldest was the North Yorkshire village of Leeming which fell to 26.8F (-2.9C).

Storm Hannah to batter UK as temperatures plunge.
Gusts of up to 75mph will hit the south-west coast of the UK.

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