Spring is finally here and Gravesend was the warmest spot in the UK recording a temperature of 20.5C/70F at 2.30pm yesterday. 

According to the Met Office it made parts of Britain warmer than Madrid and Athens.

It was the highest temperature recorded since October 8 last year.

Parts of Britain enjoyed their warmest weather of the year today as temperatures reached 20C.

The sunshine is set to stay around for at least a week according to forecasters.

How did you enjoy the sunshine?

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