The sunshine is set to make a welcome return in Sheffield for the bank holiday weekend, with temperatures of up to 24°C forecast.
The gloomy, sodden weather of the last few days is expected to give way to more summery conditions next week, culminating in clear skies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The Met Office expects the mercury to peak at a balmy 24°C in Yorkshire and the Humber next Friday and Saturday.
A mixture of cloud and sunny spells has been forecast for the rest of Sunday, with a maximum temperature of 18°C.
A bright and sunny start is in store tomorrow, but the sky is expected to cloud over and there could be showers later in the day, with a maximum temperature of 21°C.
Tuesday to Thursday are predicted to be fine and dry, with sunny spells and generally light winds.
But the best weather is expected to arrive on Friday and Saturday, when clear skies and high temperatures should make it time to slap on the sun cream.