Azores high ridging over UK

With just a light shower on Tuesday amounting to 0.5mm, it was almost a dry day with the 4.5 hours of sunshine raising the thermometer to 21.1C, however this was 1.6C below average.

The Azores high pressure is beginning to affect our weather as the pressure rises with the reading of 10194mb at 0800 on Wednesday that started with brilliant sunshine as soon as the sun rose above the horizon. Unlike previous days the sun kept on shining strongly raising the overnight minimum of 12.6C, 0.9C above average, to 17.2C at 0800 making it the warmest start to a day at that time since 14th June.