Chesterfield basks in spring sunshine - but will it stay sunny for bank holiday weekend?

Chesterfield people have enjoyed another warm weekend of spring sunshine – but what does the bank holiday weekend have in store?

Monday, 26th April 2021, 2:40 pm
Updated Monday, 26th April 2021, 3:34 pm

The latest Met Office forecast suggests Derbyshire will remain dry for much of the coming week, and this is likely to continue into the weekend.

Currently, forecasters believe Chesterfield will be largely sunny on Saturday, although it will be far from a heatwave with highs of 11 degrees C.

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Sunday will also see some sunshine but also cloudy spells, and it is expected to remain dry with temperatures rising slightly to 12C by the afternoon.

Monday is likely to be cloudier, with an outside chance of a shower in the morning and more persistent rain in the evening. Temperatures will reach 13C in Chesterfield.

Beyond the bank holiday, the weather is likely to warm up in early May but become more unsettled.

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