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Did you make the most of the weather? Norfolk experiences warmest day of the year so far

PUBLISHED: 16:14 07 April 2018 | UPDATED: 17:11 07 April 2018

Mike Barber in his kayak with his wet dog Bear, two of many enjoying the warm weather in Norfolk. Pic: Nick Butcher.

Mike Barber in his kayak with his wet dog Bear, two of many enjoying the warm weather in Norfolk. Pic: Nick Butcher.

Nick Butcher

Following weeks of snow and rain, warm weather finally arrived in Norfolk.

Jess Bird enjoying an ice cream from Norwich Market. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLYJess Bird enjoying an ice cream from Norwich Market. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Temperatures in Norfolk rose noticeably today (April 7) with highs of 17.5C at Houghton Hall and 16.5C in Norwich, making it the warmest day of 2018 so far.

Lots of people in Norwich celebrated the lovely day by grabbing gelato, with queues out of the door at Cafe Gelato on Opie Street.

And Weatherquest forecaster Richard Jones said that it could still get warmer within the next hour, with maximum temperatures of 18C predicted before the day ends.

However the warmth doesn’t look set to continue into tomorrow.

“On Sunday a front will linger over the region, which will see temperatures drop to between 10C to 12C. We’re expecting some light, patchy rain and it will be cooler as it’s going to be cloudier,” said Mr Jones.

He added: “As we head in to Monday there’s a risk of a few showers, with it being more on the cloudy side. Maximum temperatures of 13C to 14C.”

• Did you make the most of the weather today? Send your warm weather photos to us @EDP24 or @EveningNews

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