Meteorologists say the Jet Stream has now slipped, meaning the sunshine has given way to wet and windy weather.
Now experts at the Met Office are meeting next week to try to work out what is happening to our summers, and whether the trends of the last few years can be put down to the UK's varied conditions.
Or is there a more serious climate change imminent. David Woodland reports.
Has summer finally arrived? It’ll feel like it this week as warm air is drawn up from the near continent. Airflow is bringing warmer air.
Don't expect any hard conclusions from today's brainstorming session. But there could be a significant shift in thinking over climate change
Leading scientists and meteorologists will meet later today at the Met Office to discuss the UK's unusual weather patterns in recent years.