Temperatures in the UK will rise higher than those in Nice and Rome today but declining temperatures are not far behind.
Highs of 15C will be dampened by rain moving across Britain from the south-west of England to bring showers to the West Midlands.
Showers will also hit the north and Scotland, where the highest temperature will be 7C as rain continues to build throughout the day.
Nice in France (pictured) will scrape temperatures of 10C today, with the UK hitting highs of 15C in the south-east of England
The highest temperatures of the UK will today top Bordeaux, Nice and Italy but things will begin to cool heading into next week with rain, sleet and fog forecast (pictured: crocuses at RHS Wisley in Surrey)
Temperature highs of 15C today mean the UK will be hotter than Nice, Bordeaux and Rome, though conditions are comparatively chillier north of the Scottish border
But in the south-east of England and Wales, conditions are expected to be dry, with brighter spells developing heading into the afternoon.
By tonight northern and midland areas should be clear of showers, which will be replaced with mist and fog heading into tomorrow.
After The Beast from the East and Storm Emma left Blanefield, Scotland, under snow, wintry weather remains a possibility north of the border
In northern most points of Scotland, there will likely be rain and sleet tonight, with a possibility of snow too. On Sunday temperatures in the south will have dropped down to 12C, but Scotland will see a rise of three degrees.
Tonight’s showers are expected to move south of the border tomorrow, bringing wet patches to the south of England.
With highs of 15C in the south of England, sunny spells will offer the perfect opportunity to visit Surrey and enjoy temperatures hotter than the south of France (pictured: Garden Wisley, Surrey)
Though sunny spells will hit the south of England, with the east also staying dry, rain will move north from the south-west, bringing showers to the midlands and the north-west (pictured: seagulls fly at sunrise in Northumberland’s Whitley Bay)
Heading into next week things will continue to cool, with temperatures expected to drop to highs of 11C. The east of England will see spots of sunshine and remain dry.
Though patchy rain will persist across other parts of the country on Monday, showers are set to clear by Tuesday, which is likely to be the sunniest day of the week.
Coastal gales will combine with rain to ensure a wet Wednesday across the west of England as well as Wales.