Wednesday, under a light northwesterly breeze, was cooler than Tuesday with a peak of 26.2C, which was still 3.5C above the average. The past night was also cooler with a low of 11.1C being just below the average.
Thursday arrived with strong sunshine after dawn that lifted the temperature at 08.00 to 17.4C. The wind has veered a few degrees and is predominantly from the north. The humidity of just 63% at 08.00 is the lowest since 16th June (62%) and indicates just how dry the atmosphere had become. The ground temperature at a depth of 5cm read 21.8C at 08.00.