Brits have just experienced the coldest night of the Autumn so far, according to the Met Office.
The Autumn may have been mild so far, but as we firmly enter mid-October, temperatures have definitively dropped across the country.
According to the Met Office’s temperature records, the UK experienced its coldest night of this Autumn so far last night.
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Redesdale Camp near Newcastle upon Tyne recorded the lowest temperature across the UK with lows of -3.6C.
Londoners experienced a milder night, although temperatures still dipped into the single figures with lows of 6C recorded between 3am and 4am.
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According to data kept by the Met Office, this is slightly below average for this time of year in London, with average temperatures in October usually reaching 15C with lows of between 7C-8C.
Temperatures in London are set to be slightly warmer tonight, with lows only predicted to reach 11C between 2am and 6am tomorrow, with heavy rain scheduled from 4am.
Daytime temperatures in London are expected to remain mild with highs of 15C today and highs of 16C on Sunday.
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Nevertheless, the weather is due to take a turn next week, and according to the Met Office, Monday will be overcast, with Londoners expected to see rain from Tuesday.
This rain is expected to quickly ease off to become periodic light showers changing to sunny intervals across the rest of the week.
Temperatures will dip however, from highs of 19C and lows of 16C on Tuesday to highs of 13C and lows of 8C by Friday next week.
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