Jersey has recorded its warmest March day since records began in 1894.
It reached 22.9°C.
Jersey smashes March temperature record !!— Jersey Met (@Jersey_Met) March 30, 2021
The Maison St Louis observatory recorded its highest March air temperature since records began in 1894, with the value soaring to 22.9°C late this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/hyBZ3stFRt
Jersey Met says the warm air has arrived from central Spain across Brittany.
Jersey has recorded its highest March air temperature since records began at Maison St Louis in 1894, with the value so far today reaching 21.4°C at 240pm. The origins of this very warm air can be seen shifting up from central Spain across Brittany. pic.twitter.com/15JtdjT1RV— Jersey Met (@Jersey_Met) March 30, 2021
Temperatures are due to reach 21°C again tomorrow (31 March). They will fall again towards the Easter Bank Holiday, with highs of 13°C forecast for Good Friday.
It's been the UK's warmest March day since 1968, with temperatures hitting 24.2°C in St James' Park in London.