This warm March is in huge contrast to March last year - the second coldest on record.
Moorland residents count the cost of the floods to now face an impossible dilemma between abandoning their homes or risk costly renovations.
Some parts of the UK will be hotter than the Mediterranean this weekend as temperatures soar.
There's a huge area of high pressure today which will keep it calm, quiet and dry today.
The south will have more cloud than of late - with a cool breeze, especially along the coasts.
Meanwhile, the north will enjoy better and brighter conditions than seen at the weekends.
In the sunshine it will be feeling mild inland - nice and warm in southernEngland with highs of 17-18c possible out of breeze.
Temperatures are set to fall to a more normal spring level this week after parts of Britain experienced the hottest weather of the year so far yesterday.
Britons enjoyed temperatures of up to 20C for the first time in nearly six months, after spell of torrid winter weather.
Despite the predicted 6C fall, forecasters have said the coming week will remain dry.
However, the weather may change towards the end of the week with rain possibly moving into some northern areas as the high pressure system that brought the warm spell retreats.
After a beautiful, sunny and warm day for most, things will change in the next 24 hours.
Tonight rain across northern regions will gradually ease. Behind the wet weather Scotland and Northern Ireland will turn colder with frost and possibly some icy spots.
Into tomorrow morning, a slow start for some with low cloud keeping it misty and murky in places first thing.
By the afternoon, a reverse of fortunes compared to today. It'll be the turn of the north to have the best of the brighter skies with plenty of springtime sunshine and just a light breeze.
Further south more cloud than today and temperatures will be a few degrees lower than of late.
Gravesend in Kent had the highest temperature in the country today, recording 20.5C (68.9F) at 2.30pm, according to the Met Office.
The last time the 20C mark was breached in Britain was on October 8 last year.
Many of us will have a perfect spring day with unbroken, clear blue skies and sunshine.
More cloud will remain across the north-west with dull, damp conditions for Scotland and Northern Ireland - the rain pepping up later.
Away from the cloud in the north-west, a remarkably mild climate for the time of year and people will be feeling warm in the south, with temperatures peaking at 17-18C inland - and possibly 19C. Coasts will be prone to a cool sea breeze.
Britain is set to bask in the highest temperatures of the year so far on Sunday - warmer than some holiday spots in the Mediterranean, according to forecasters.
The Met Office says temperatures will reach 18C (64.4F) in parts of England - and "exceptionally mild" for the time of year and above places such as Greece and Turkey.
Saturday's highest temperature was recorded at 16.6C (61.9F) at around 2pm in St James's Park in central London.
Tomorrow should be another fine, bright day again with unbroken blue skies and sunshine.
The glitch will be cloudy, breezy and damp conditions for western Scotland and Northern Ireland, the rain pepping up later. Eastern Scotland will get away with a better day.
Away from the cloud and rain, it will be remarkably mild for the time of year.
Across the south-east it will be warm for early March with highs of 18C or possibly 19C - rivalling temperatures across southern Europe and the Med.
We'll be warmer than parts of Italy and Greece.