Last month was the third mildest March in the region since the middle of the 17th century, the Met Office has revealed.
The other warmest two March months in Central England were March 1957, when it was 9.2c, and March 1938, when it was 9.09c, according to local weather commentator Steve Jackson.
The Met Office claim that last month was the third mildest March (8.68C) in Central England since 1659 – warmest = 9.20C 1957, 9.09C in 1938
— Steve Jackson (@bablakewx) April 7, 2017
Jackson said in a further tweet that there would be a dry two weeks ahead, with only 2.5mm of rain expected.
Next week and into the Easter Weekend may feel cold and it’ll be cloudy at night, but it will be bright in the daytimes, he added.
Jackson is based at Bablake Weather Station.