The Anglia region still holds the record for Britain's highest ever March temperature despite the warm weather this week. Mepal near Ely in Cambridgeshire recorded a high of 25.6C on 29 March 1968 and that record still stands.
Temperatures around the Anglia region ranged from 16C on the coast to 22C inland. The average maximum temperature for late March is around 11C.
Highest temperatures on Wednesday:
- 22C at Ely, Cambridgeshire
- 21C at Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 20C at Bedford, Holbeach, Wattisham and Marham
- 19C at Andrewsfield, Essex
- 16C at Weybourne, Norfolk and Shoeburyness, Essex