The summer is officially over - but temperatures remain above average

The summer may now be officially over, but the weather is set to stay warm Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The summer may now be officially over, but the weather is set to stay warm Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

The summer may now be officially over - but the weather is set to remain bright, sunny and warmer than average for this time of year.

Suffolk and Essex are set for a dry and sunny weekend despite autumn descending.

Adam Dury, forecaster at Weatherquest, said: “It is technically autumn today but temperatures are still above average.

“We are looking at dry weather both days on Saturday and Sunday.

“There will be a lot of sunshine around.

“Temperatures for Saturday will be around 20C (68F) right on the coast but around 22-23C (71.6-73.4F) inland.

“It is similar for Sunday with temperatures of 22-23C inland (71.6-73.4F) and 19-20C (66.2-68F) on the coast.”

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“It will still be quite warm ion Monday, with highs of 22-23C (71.6-73.4F) with a little cloud coming through from the west.

“That will signal fresher north easterly winds.

“This may bring the odd spit and spot of rain on MNonday night through to Tuesday.

“Highs on Tuesday are set for 21-22C (69.8-71.6F) and on Wednesday 19-20C (66.2-68F).”

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