On Sunday we enjoyed 9.7 hours of sunshine that thanks to a light breeze, maximum gust of 13mph, saw the thermometer climb to 15.5C. This was only the second above average maximum this month (+1.3C).
We have now had 15 days without measurable rainfall with the monthly total still standing at 7.4mm when the 37-year average is 58.5mm. No rain is in the immediate forecast.
Under clear skies overnight another hard air frost set in with the thermometer sinking to -2.6C at 06.19 on Monday.
Monday arrived with sunshine after sunrise and the thermometer recovering more quickly than on Sunday with a temperature of 4.1C at 08.00, the warmest at that time since the 9th.