After weeks of dull, chilly and wet weather the Anglia region is enjoying an unseasonably warm and sunny spell.
Just a week ago May was heading towards being one of the coldest and dullest on record but in the space of 7 days that has changed.
Organisers hope for bumper crowd at Southend air show
The Anglia region is basking in late spring sunshine was temperatures soar to 8 degrees Celsius higher than normal for the time of year.
If the hot weather has made you want to get out and about this weekend then you are in good company.
It has been the warmest week of the year so far and now it is set to be the hottest weekend yet.
Police and neighbourhood watch teams in Southend are expecting a busy weekend with half a million people expected at the annual airshow.
East Anglia has been enjoying a welcome change in the weather this week, with temperatures soaring above 25 C.
Spring has sprung back into life across the Anglia region after weeks of seemingly relentless cloud and rain.