Unseasonably warm air will remain across much of southern England and the Northern European Plain this week and expand into much of Scandinavia.
Temperatures will be about 3-9 C (5-15 F) above their normal highs as high pressure remains centered off the western coast of Norway for much of the week. The highest humidity will generally stay south of the area, meaning it will be a dry heat.
Unlike late last week when temperatures soared into the lower and mid-30s C (90-95 F), temperatures will rise into the upper 20s to around 30 C (80-88 F) for much of the week ahead.
Along with this very warm weather, some late afternoon and evening spotty thunderstorms will erupt from France into Germany as well as across the United Kingdom, especially during the second half of the week.
By the weekend, the area of high pressure near Norway will shift east into western Russia and Ukraine. This will allow a storm system to bring much needed showers and thunderstorms across northwest Europe and Scandinavia along with more seasonable temperatures.
Meteorologist Tyler Roys contributed to this story.