Original article from Kent Live
The county of Kent will enjoy another hot week after sunny weather graced towns this weekend.
Kent pubgoers have enjoyed a warm weekend to celebrate the partial reopening of the hospitality industry on Monday, April 12.
Queues were around the block at some watering holes as locals tried to make the most of the April heat.
For anyone with plans to congregate at pubs and restaurants this week, the forecast is looking promising with April showers staying away in the week ahead.
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Kent has a dry week ahead with comfortable temperatures to be sat socialising outside.
Forecasters are predicting that temperatures this week are to be the highest until the end of the month, so many will be wanting to make the most.
Here's a run-down of what each area of Kent can expect.
Ashford will have a cloudy start to the week, but rain will stay away.
Tuesday 20 will be the hottest day of the week with highs of 14 degrees.
It isn't until Thursday 22 and Friday 23 that the sun will start peeking through the cloud, although highs those days will peak at 12 degrees.
Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 are the days to take a trip to Canterbury.
Monday will reach 12 degrees and Tuesday will hit 13 degrees.
It's set to be dry and pleasant through the week and to the weekend.
Cloudy but warm is the story for Chatham too.
Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 will be the hottest days this week with highs of 14 degrees.
Thursday 22 will be a bit sunnier but highs will peak at 11 degrees.
It's going to be the Costa del Kent in Dartford on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20.
Sun will pierce through the cloud to create temperatures of up to 16 degrees.
Those highs will be in the late afternoon and early evening for those fancying a post-work aperitif.
Dover has a consistent week of weather ahead.
Highs won't reach above Monday 19's 12 degrees, unlike other parts of the county.
There's no rain predicted at all though and the sun will remain ever-present.
Folkestone faces much a similar story to Dover with no spikes like in other areas.
Tuesday 20 and Friday 23 will be a highlight with 12 degrees peaks.
Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 are looking warm in Gillingham.
There will be highs of 14 degrees on those two days which are the highlights of the week.
Tuesday will be a bit more cloudy and Wednesday 21 follows suit.
Highs of 15 degrees on Monday 19 in Gravesend make that day the best to hit beer gardens if you are planning to do so.
Tuesday will also see temperatures of 15 degrees but with a bit more cloud cover.
Next weekend will be sunny with temperatures reaching 12 degrees.
If you're looking for sun, Thursday 22 is the best day for that in Maidstone.
Highs of 11 degrees on that day aren't the best the town has to offer this week, with 15 degrees on the cards for Monday 19 and Tuesday 20, but it's when the sun will be at its brightest.
Margate is another one of the unfortunate Kent towns where highs won't reach the higher end of the teens.
Tuesday 20th's 12 degrees is the best it will get.
Nonetheless, the rain is set to stay away and the sun will make frequent appearances.
Ramsgate will see temperature highs hover between nine and 11 degrees throughout the week.
Friday 23 is the best day of the bunch with little cloud.
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells will reach 15 degrees on Tuesday 20.
Those highs will drop back to 11 degrees again on Wednesday 21 before climbing again ahead of the weekend.
No rain is predicted so the town streets should still remain full.
Sevenoaks will enjoy highs of 15 degrees on two days this week.
Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 will be the town's warmest.
Those days are set to be the warmest Sevenoaks gets before the end of this month.