April 16, 2019 2.23 pm This story is over 55 months old

Forecasters predict sun soaked Easter in Lincoln

Be prepared

Weather forecasters are predicting highs of up to 20 degrees celsius on Easter weekend in Lincoln.

According to BBC weather, Bank Holiday Friday will be mostly sunny and will reach around 18 or 19 degrees in the city.

BBC Weather

On Saturday, clouds look set to roll in, but temperatures will be slightly warmer with highs of 19 or 20 degrees between 2pm and 5pm.

Sunday looks set to be a similar day temperature wise, but with a slight breeze and a 15% chance of the odd shower in the morning.

Monday will drop down slightly to around 15 or 16 degrees and the chance of showers reaches 23% by around 4pm.

According to the Met Office, the warmest Easter on record was Easter Saturday, April 23, 2011 – temperatures reached 27.8 °C at Wisley in Surrey, generally temperatures were between 25 °C – 27 °C across the south-east and East Anglia.

On 31 March 2013 however, temperatures dropped to -12.5 °C in Braemar in the Scottish Highlands making it the coldest Easter.