Hot weekend ahead for Leicestershire, forecasters say

Leicestershire is set for a hot weekend with temperatures reaching 22C – and no rain in sight for the coming days. The latest forecasts from the Met Office indicate that the clear and warm weather over the Bank Holiday weekend will continue this week – once today’s clouds have left.

The Met Office predicts temperatures will be around 20C all this week, with each day slightly warmer than the last. Saturday – when Leicester hosts a big-screen indoor cinema screening of the Eurovision Song Contest final – will be the hottest day of the current spell of good weather.

The warm weather also comes with a high pollen warning for hay fever sufferers.

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Forecasts show that today (Tuesday, May 7) will be the cloudiest of the week, but temperatures will still reach a top of 18C. The Met Office says the day will be cloudy but changing to “sunny intervals until early series”. .

It’s a similar picture for both Wednesday and Thursday (May 8 and 9), but cloudier skies are expected to clear earlier on those days. Temperatures will reach around 20 degrees on both days.

Clearer skies will follow for the rest of the week, peaking on Saturday. The sun will still be out on Sunday (May 12) but the temperature will be slightly cooler than on Saturday.

The latest forecasts for Leicestershire are as follows:

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