Weather and season
APRIL: The average UK temperature was 4ºC above normal making it the warmest and 6 driest April since 1910. With areas of high pressure over or near the UK for most of the month there was plenty of fine, warm weather to be enjoyed. Hours of sunshine were 50% above the normal, making it the sunniest April since 1929. Locally the highest temperature was 21ºC on the 21st and 18 days of the month were either very sunny or mainly sunny.