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Latitude: Warm, dry weather expected as The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes perform at Suffolk’s Henham Park in July

Latitude. Picture: VICTOR FRANKOWSKI

Latitude. Picture: VICTOR FRANKOWSKI

Victor Frankowski

Forget the rain macs, it’s set to be strictly shorts and sunnies this year at Suffolk’s largest festival.

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park near Southwold, Suffolk. Swimming in the lake.  Picture: JAMES BASS Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park near Southwold, Suffolk. Swimming in the lake. Picture: JAMES BASS

Odds are looking good for revellers hoping to enjoy headliners The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes.

Forecasters have predicted that East Anglia will experience the warmest average temperatures during the peak festival season between July and August.

Based on Met Office data from the last five years, those turning out for the family-friendly festival at Henham Park near Southwold can expect temperatures to rise to 20 degrees with just a 34% chance of rain.

Last month Katherine Jenkins, Mystery Jets, The Coral and Norfolk native Mullally were just a few of the latest acts to be added to this year’s line-up.

The festival, which started in 2006, also boasts an impressive comedy line-up with Dara O’Briain, Katherine Ryan, Simon Amstell, Seann Walsh and Joel Dommett among this year’s big names.

Latitude Festival takes place from July 13-16.

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