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Temperatures in the Anglia region reach 19C

A spring lamb snapped in Essex by ITV Anglia viewer Vicky Ford

Temperatures in the Anglia region have again peaked at 19C (66F), some 9 degrees higher than normal for March. It reached 19C at Lakenheath, Suffolk as well as in Cambridge and Norwich.

Sea breezes off the chilly North Sea are keeping the coast a little cooler with highs of 15C in Southend, Essex and 13C at Weybourne, Norfolk.

It will be warmer still on Wednesday with temperatures expected to reach 19-22C (66-72F) which is more like June than March.

Scotland has beaten its March temperature record for the third day in a row with the mercury rising to 23.4C (74.1F) at Aboyne in Aberdeenshire. The all-time UK March record is 25.6C (78.1F) recorded in Mepal, Cambridgeshire in 1968.

Tuesday's Anglia Weather

Spring flowers in a Norwich garden Credit: Laura Furze

After a chilly start to the day in the Anglia region temperatures will rapidly rise under the sunny conditions. The highest temperatures will be towards Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire with highs around 19°C.

Onshore breeze keeps coastal areas, especially the Norfolk coast, noticeably cooler

Monday's highest temperature in the Anglia region was 18.9C at Santon Downham on the Suffolk-Norfolk border Although it reached only 10.1C at Weybourne, Norfolk.

Wittering in Cambridgeshire was the sunniest place with 12 hours of sunshine.

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