The Met Office has warned temperatures could hit highs of 27-28 degrees C this week as blazing sunshine continues across the county.
After a cloudy - but still warm - start, temperatures will peak towards the end of the week, with sunshine and 28 degree heat on Friday.
Here's the day-by-day forecast:
Monday - Mostly overcast, highs of 26 degrees
Tuesday - Mostly cloudy, highs of 24 degrees
Wednesday - Cloudy, 24 degrees
Thursday - Blazing sunshine, 27 degrees
Friday - Sun and clouds - 28 degrees
The week ahead:
A warm evening is forecast with late sunshine. Cloud will increase overnight with occasional rain possible in north later. Feeling humid with light winds. Minimum temperature 15 °C.
Cloud will be broken with periods of very warm, locally hot sunshine, especially in south. Intermittent rain is possible at first over northern hills, with isolated thundery shower possible later. Maximum temperature 28 °C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Rather cloudy on Tuesday with a few showers, occasionally sunny. Often sunny on Wednesday and Thursday with possible isolated showers. Very warm or hot, but sometimes fresher near coasts.