Castlederg in Co Tyrone recorded Northern Ireland’s highest temperature on Saturday at 15.3C, however the mercury hit 20C in Kinlochewe, north-west Scotland, surpassing Friday’s high of 17.5C recorded in Wiggonholt, West Sussex.
According to the Met Office, Monday will be rather mild following a largely cloudy morning.
That cloud is expected to break up a little in the afternoon when there will be some bright spells.
The maximum temperature is expected to be 14C.
The rest of the week will be mainly dry, frequently sunny with light winds.
Tuesday and Wednesday should bring above seasonal temperatures with over night mist and fog patches.
The 20C recorded in Scotland on Saturday was the first time that temperature had been reached in the UK since October.
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