The UK is set to be sunny and warm next with with plenty of blue skies for many and Saturday is starting this with predicted temperatures of 18 degrees in the south east, with the weather slowly getting warmer, nudging up to 24 degrees by the middle of next week.
Northern parts of the country are also expected to enjoy weather in the mid-to-high teens.
Portugal, meanwhile, will be just 16 degrees over the weekend.
If the weather continues as predicted, we should have the warmest day of the year next week.
The warmest UK temperature this year so far was 19.4C in Kent last Saturday, and it is predicted the county will be five degrees warmer than that by the middle of next week, hitting 24C.
Met Office forecaster Becky Mitchell said: “Towards the middle of next week it is going to turn warm, or even very warm as the weather turns much drier and more settled.
“At the start of the week there will be some rain but temperatures will start to rise with highs in the mid to upper teens.
“Eastern regions will be slightly warmer because here is where we expect to see the best of the clear skies and bright conditions.
“By the time we get to Wednesday it will get much drier and more settled as high pressure extends across the country.