Barometric pressure rises

Thursday brought more sunshine and a dry day as the anticyclone built with the UV level back again to Very High. The wind began to veer from west to northwest late afternoon with a peak gust of 22mph.

Temperature extremes were 17.8C (+0.3C) and 11.8C (+5.2C) overnight.

Friday arrived with welcome sunshine after dawn with the wind now settled into the northwest, a cooler direction that west. The air temperature at 08.00 had recovered to 14.4C. The ground temperature at a depth of 5cm read 16.1C at 08.00, the highest at that time since 11th September. The barometric reading at 08.00 was 1025.4mb, the highest since the 8th.