21 Signs Summer Has Finally Arrived In Britain
Is it even summer if no one complains about the cost of a 99?
This type of garden chair emerges from its hibernation.
Everyone gets outraged at the increasingly growing cost of 99s.
A large portion of the public forget that it can still rain when the sun's out.
Anyone who sunburns suddenly starts looking like a Drumstick lolly.
Dads suddenly have the uncontrollable urge to barbecue.
But the BBQs always end up being a little disappointing tbh.
Everyone starts engaging in awkward banter about the weather.
All areas of grass are instantly designated a "park".
And any piece of land outside a pub becomes a pub garden.
But on the rare occasion that there's no pub garden at all, drinkers just start improvising.
Public transport becomes a sweltering hell hole where all hope and goodwill dies.
Workplace tensions start to build up over whether that one window should be kept open or closed.
You find yourself buying an eight pack of choc ice for a little kick of nostalgia.
NO ONE knows what to wear so everyone dresses like they're living in entirely different countries to each other.
Except middle-aged men, who just walk around town centres shirtless.
You buy some Pimm's even though you don't really like the stuff.
And if you're not feeling as fancy you'll just buy the stuff in a can.
You struggle with the question of whether you're suffering from hay fever or you've developed a really badly timed cold.
A friend invites you around for drinks in their less-than-glamourous garden that's been updated for the summer.
You end up losing two pairs of sunglasses that you haven't even worn yet.
But after it's all said and done, you just have to make the most of it.
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