This meant that the UK saw the mercury rise higher than the Spanish capital of Madrid.
People flocked to beaches across the country to soak up the sun and forecasters say there’s more on the way.
New info revises Aug Bank Hol record to 27.2C in 1984. Today officially hottest Aug Bank Hol on record with 28.2C at Holbeach Lincolnshire☀️ pic.twitter.com/wACWowOv9U
— Met Office (@metoffice) August 28, 2017
A forecaster at the Met Office has said that temperatures will be on the rise through September.
Craig Snell said: “It was a lovely bank holiday Monday with fine conditions. The start of September looks like climbing again.
“It will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine. There’s a chance of settled weather from mid-September.
“Temperatures may become warm or very warm and humid at times”.
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