IT'S time to pack away those winter coats, according to the Met Office, the Sun is expected to shine this weekend.

After what feels like an eternity of cold weather and neverending rain, Salisbury residents can finally relax as the Met Office has predicted highs of 20 degrees Celsius beginning this weekend.

The next week's predictions, beginning Saturday, May 20, suggest soaring temperatures, but sadly do expect to see some showers.

The latest forecast, Saturday, May 20 - Thursday, May 25, is as follows:

Saturday, May 20, Highs of 19C, lows of 8C

Sunday, May 21,  Highs of 18C, lows of 9C

Monday, May 22, Highs of 20C, lows of 10C

Tuesday, May 23,  Highs of 19C, lows of 8C

Wednesday, May 24, Highs of 20C, lows of 10C

Thursday, May 25, Highs of 20C, lows of 10C

Not a bad week of weather compared to what we've faced recently, time to crack open the ice-pops and enjoy it while it lasts.

Readers who wish to see the hour-by-hour predictions can visit the Met Office's website by clicking here.