Although Tuesday morning was cloudy, the sun began to break through just before midday and produced a warm, sunny afternoon with 4.1 hours of sunshine. The very light winds, from the north west for the majority of the day, and sunshine lifted the temperature to 18.1C, just 0.6C below average. During the afternoon the UV level rose to the ‘Moderate’ level.
Clear skies overnight meant another chilly night with a low of 5.7C being 3.5C below average.
There were a few minutes of very weak sunshine just before 08.00 on Wednesday morning but advancing cloud from a very wide rain band coming in from the west, soon totally obscured the sun.