Can you spot yourself enjoying the record-breaking bank holiday weather at Felixstowe?
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Suffolk beachgoers have been basking in glorious sunshine after the Met Office said highs of 28.6C (83.5F) made it the hottest late August bank holiday of all time.
Tibenham Airfield in Norfolk reached 28.6C (83.5F), passing the previous record of 28.2C (82.76F) set at Holbeach in 2017.
Temperatures will continue to climb through the rest of the day, the Met Office said.
Families flocked to Felixstowe to enjoy the record-breaking weather, with our photographer capturing people having fun in the sun, sand and sea.
The mercury hit an August bank holiday high of 33.3C (92F) at Heathrow on Sunday.
Senior meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said: "We reached 28.6C at about 11am and it was 28.9C a short time later.
"The temperatures will likely rise further, close to what we had yesterday.
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"But we will see changes as we go through the week, with the chance of some thunder and showers across the country from Tuesday.
"The south east of England will hold on to the sun for an extra day, and we could see temperatures in the low 30s."
The previous best late August bank holiday temperatures before this weekend were 31.5C (88.7F) at Heathrow in 2001, 27.3C in Velindre, Powys, in Wales and 27C (80.6F) in Knockareven, Co Fermanagh, both in 2003, plus the 26.7C (80.06F) that was recorded in Aviemore, Inverness-shire, in Scotland in 1984.