Latitude Festival 2017: Warm, dry weather expected as The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes perform at Henham Park in Suffolk this summer

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park near Southwold, Suffolk.
The Waterfront Stage.
Picture: Ja

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park near Southwold, Suffolk. The Waterfront Stage. Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

Forget the rain macs, it's set to be strictly shorts and sunnies this year at Suffolk's largest festival.

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park near Southwold, Suffolk.
The Waterfront Stage.
Picture: Ja

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park near Southwold, Suffolk. The Waterfront Stage. Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

Odds are looking good for revellers hoping to enjoy headliners The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes.

Forecasters have predicted that East Anglia will experience the warmest average tempuratures during the peak festival season between July and August.

MORE: Suffolk's Latitude Festival announces 'revolutionary' theme for its theatrical actsBased on Met Office data from the last five years, those turning out for the family-friendly festival at Henham Park near Southwold can expect temperatures to rise to 20 degrees with just a 34 per cent chance of rain.

Last month Katherine Jenkins, Mystery Jets, The Coral and Norfolk native Mullally were just a few of the latest acts to be added to this year's line-up.

The festival, which started in 2006, also boasts an impressive comedy line-up with Dara O'Briain, Katherine Ryan, Simon Amstell, Seann Walsh and Joel Dommett among this year's big names.


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Latitude Festival takes place on the 13th - 16th July.

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