A little warmer again on Thursday, but only just!

Thursday bright another mainly cloudy day with intervals of sunshine in the afternoon but just 5.4 hours in total. However, the wind having backed into the southwest, a warmer direction and minimal wind, just 8mph maximum gust, saw the thermometer reach just above average (+0.2C) with a peak of 21.3C.

There were spits and spots of rain mid-morning but real rain arrived just after 1600, a brief light shower, with more continuous rain after 1700, which, in total was 2.3mm. The rainfall for July now stands at 46.5mm when the average is 66.9mm.

Overnight was again mild with a low of 13.5C (+1.8C).

Friday initially saw brief glimpses of brightness but by 0800 had completely disappeared with total cloud cover again. The wind continues from the southwest and very light.