Cooling off at the beach as Whitby weather hots up

Evany Measures of Whitby playing in the sea
Evany Measures of Whitby playing in the sea

Whitby basked in the warmest temperatures of the year so far this week and local tot Evany Measures cooled off as she played in the sea on Whitby West Cliff beach on Wenesday.

Gazette photographer Gary Simpson was out and about as people made the most of it.

Temperatures have soared over the last few days with Tuesday heating up to be the warmest day of the year so far.

The thermometer reached 27.1 degrees and was the warmest day recorded in Whitby since August 1, 2013.

According to local weather statistics the average maximim temperature for June though was only 18.1 degrees which is down to unusally cold weather in the first fortnight.