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Yet more rain!

Another wet and overcast day yesterday brought an additional 10.5mm of rainfall, which brings the total for July to 89mm, this is 148% of the long-term average. This dismal weather was brought by a depression with the lowest atmospheric pressure for two months at 996.5mb.

Second wettest July day since 1984

The rain lasted for over 16 continuous hours yesterday and amounted to 33.5mm, which was the second wettest July day since records began in 1984. The record was set on 31st July 2002 with 40.1mm. The total rainfall for July is now 78.5mm, this is 131% of the long-term average.
The maximum temperature was 13.2C that is 9C below the average for July.