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The exact day the Met Office forecasts unbroken sunshine will return to Kent

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After a glorious start to the month, Kent has been drenched in rain for the past week.

There were even thunderstorms across the county, with more forecast in some areas over the coming days.

Football fans are desperate to get back out to the beer gardens to enjoy the EURO 2020 action, and families are longing for the warm walks in local parks to return.

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However, the sun is set to make its return next week.

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After a week of downpours, the latest long-range BBC weather forecast reveals Kent residents can look forward to the sunshine returning once again next week.

The last week of the month, as far as the forecast goes up to, could see parts of Kent reach highs of 23.

Here's the exact day your Kent area will be glistening in sunshine once again.

Ashford

Tudor buildings line the village square

The warm weather will begin in Ashford from Thursday June 24, with highs of 19.

The temperature will increase as the days go by, and could eventually reach 23 by the weekend.

Despite the warm weather and some sunshine, cloud is also expected throughout the week.

Canterbury

After surviving numerous forecasted thunderstorms, Canterbury will soon be bathed in sunshine.

From Wednesday June 23, temperatures are expected to creep up to 17C.

By the weekend, locals could be enjoying highs of 23C.

Chatham

Just like Canterbury, Chatham residents can expect their warmest days to come over next weekend.

The sunny spells are set to begin next Wednesday (June 23), with highs of 18C.

The rest of the week is forecast to remain fairly consistent, with temperatures peaking in the low-20s.

Dartford

The QEII Bridge which separates Kent from Essex and London

Those in Dartford can expect their sunny spells to begin a day later than most of the county.

The warm weather won't arrive until next Thursday (June 24), but temperatures will soar straight into the 20s.

Next Sunday (June 27) could even reach highs of 24, one of the highest in the county.

Dover

After receiving the sun a day later than most of the county, like Dartford, Dover residents can also expect temperatures to remain a few degrees cooler than other areas.

The warmest weather is forecast to arrive next weekend with highs of 21C.

The start of the sunny period will see temperatures slowly creep up from the mid-teens next week.

Folkestone

The high temperatures aren't due to arrive in Folkestone until the end of next week.

However, once it does arrive, locals are set for a scorcher.

The final week of June will see temperatures consistently reach around 20C, with no rainfall forecast.

Gillingham

While those in Folkestone may have to wait a little longer for warm weather, Gillingham will be basking in sunshine from next Tuesday (June 22).

Temperatures are set to slowly creep up from the mid-teens before eventually peaking just above 20C next weekend.

The week will remain dry, with no rainfall forecast.

Gravesend

A concrete path alongside the River Thames in Gravesend

Despite patches of sunshine forecast for next Tuesday (June 22), the area is also set to receive rainfall on the same day.

The unbroken spells of warm weather won't arrive until next Wednesday (June 23), but from then on, the weather will remain consistent.

Highs of 23C due next weekend, with a dry week to see out the month.

Maidstone

Maidstone residents can expect to soak up some sun from next Monday (June 21), however there will be a few rainy days in the following week.

Both Wednesday June 23 and Tuesday June 29 are set to have rainfall.

The temperature will peak next weekend, with highs of 23C.

Margate

Margate's best day will come on Saturday June 26, where little to no cloud is forecast.

The rest of the week will see temperatures slowly climb into the 20s.

Rainfall is forecast for next Tuesday (June 22).

Ramsgate

Despite a warm day on Monday (June 21), rainfall is forecast the following day.

Next Wednesday (June 23), however, will kickstart a week of glorious weather in Ramsgate.

No rainfall is forecast for the remainder of the week, with temperatures set to reach highs of 22C.

Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks high street

Just like Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks locals will have to wait until next Thursday (June 24) for the rain to go away.

Following on from that, temperatures are expected to reach highs of 23 over next weekend.

Rainfall is forecast for the following Tuesday (June 29), however.

Tunbridge Wells

Residents of Tunbridge Wells will have to wait until next Thursday (June 24) for the rain to clear.

From next Friday (June 25), however, the area can expect unbroken spells of sunshine.

Temperatures could reach highs of 23C next weekend.

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