Original article from Kent Live
Forecasters have predicted a May mini-heatwave with temperatures soaring to 22C for a sunny seven days.
Summer is right around the corner and after our March mini-heatwave, many are craving for more.
Accuweather predicts a week filled with sunshine and packed with heat, towards the end of May.
So it's time to plan BBQs and head out to the beer gardens for a week of amazing weather.
According to the long-term weather website, from May 29 the county will see temperatures rise to 20C.
Temperatures will then increase even further and rise to 22C on May 31.
The 22C weather will continue throughout the rest of the week, ending on June 5.
From May 17 the nation will see a further easing of lockdown, where pubs and restaurants can fully open, alongside the rule of six for indoor gatherings.
It comes before a scorching 32C heatwave is forecast in parts of England this bank holiday weekend.
Weather experts have said a climate pattern called La Nina is behind the sudden surge in temperatures.
But several police forces have vowed to crack down on anti-social behaviour at hotspots over the long weekend.
5 day weather forecast for Kent
Another chilly start and then another fine, dry and bright day with plenty of sunshine for most. Mainly light winds, but breezy in the far south.
Cooler than yesterday in the east and northeast, elsewhere similar temperatures and feeling pleasant.
A fine end to the day but quickly turning chilly this evening.
A cold, dry night with mostly clear skies and a touch of ground frost follows.
Another fine, dry and bright day in prospect. Breezy across southern UK and most areas not quite as warm as Friday and Saturday, especially across England and Wales.
Outlook for Monday to Wednesday
Outbreaks of rain will spread across northern parts on Monday, while the south remains largely dry.
Sunshine and scattered showers Tuesday and Wednesday and it will become cool.