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After a few weeks of rain, people in Kent are desperate for some warm weather to return.

Conditions have remained dry for most parts of the county in recent days but temperatures haven't reached particularly warm heights.

With the latest forecast from the Met Office now available, it's clear to see this weekend looks set to be a warm one for Kent.

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The rest of the week should remain dry in most places, although rainfall has been forecast in some areas.

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Here's how hot your Kent town will be in the coming week.

Ashford

Ashford town centre

The outlook for the next week across Ashford looks fairly consistent.

Temperatures will actually peak today, with highs of 23C forecast, but the rest of the week will remain warm.

Highs of 20C are expected for the coming week, with next Friday (August 20) set to have consistent sunny spells.

Canterbury

Unlike Ashford, the weather in Canterbury is set to fluctuate in the coming week.

Highs of 24C are forecast for this weekend, while temperatures will then cool down to around 20C.

Towards the end of next week, from Thursday (August 19), the temperature will start to pick up again and get a few degrees cooler.

Chatham

Chatham residents an expect a clear and dry week ahead, with temperatures reaching highs of 23C this weekend.

This will the cool down slightly as the new week arrives, but the temperature will remain above 20C for the rest of the week.

From next Monday (August 16) through to Friday (August 20), cloudy conditions can be expected.

Dartford

The upcoming week in Dartford looks set to be dry, but won't be blessed by the dazzling sun.

It will remain fairly warm, however, with temperatures set to stay above 20C.

The best day to catch some sunshine would in fact be Saturday (August 14), with a warm weekend forecast at highs of 23C.

Dover

The week ahead doesn't look glamorous for Dover locals.

The temperature is not set to surpass 21C, and for most days, conditions will remain at 20C and cloudy.

There is even rainfall forecast on Wednesday (August 18) through the late afternoon and evening.

Folkestone

Folkestone's Main High Street

Conditions in Folkestone are expected to be pretty similar to those in Dover for the week ahead.

Highs of 21C appears to be the best it will get, according to the Met Office.

Next Friday (August 20) will be predominantly filled with sunshine, although rain is also forecast on Wednesday (August 18).

Gillingham

Gillingham locals can expect a dry week ahead, with their best weather coming this weekend.

Temperatures could reach highs of 23C, but will slightly drop closer to 20C for the remainder of the week.

Despite conditions remaining mostly cloudy for large parts, no rainfall has been forecast.

Gravesend

The week ahead in Gravesend is on-par with Gillingham.

The main difference between the two forecasts, however, is the fact cloudy conditions are expected all week in Gravesend, whereas the sun is set to make an appearance in Gravesend.

The best weather is also expected to arrive this weekend, with highs of 23C.

Maidstone

Like most of the county, this weekend is set to be a warm one for Maidstone.

Highs of 23C have been forecast, before temperatures dip closer to 21C for the most part of next week.

Next Friday (August 20) could see the sun make a return, bringing a warm end to the week.

Margate

People flock to the beach in Margate

The week ahead in Margate will bring quite a variation of weather conditions.

The best spell will be this weekend, with highs of 23C, but cloudy will hang over Margate for the majority of next week.

The sun will make a return on Thursday (August 19) but rain is also forecast on that day.

Ramsgate

Ramsgate looks set to experience conditions slightly cooler than the rest of the county for the week ahead.

Temperatures will reach highs of 22C this weekend, but could even get as low as 19C in the mid-week.

Rain is expected to arrive along with sunshine on Thursday (August 19), while Friday will bring a dry end to the week.

Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells locals won't be needing their umbrellas for the upcoming week since conditions look set to remain dry.

It will be slightly cooler than elsewhere in the county, however, with highs of 22C expected on Saturday (August 14).

Temperatures could drop to as low as 19C in the week, before peaking at around 20C again towards the end of the week.

Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks high street

For the most part of next week, it could get rather chilly in Sevenoaks.

While temperatures will fall from 22C with each passing day, most of next week looks set to reach a high of 19C.

The good news is that it is expected to remain dry, however.

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