Monday was a day of sunshine and showers. During the intervals of strong sunshine the UV level rose to 6.9, rated as High, and the thermometer to 20.1C, which was 2.6C above the average.

Another 1.0mm of rainfall was recorded that brought the monthly total to 29.9C when the 38-year May average is 60.7mm.

The pattern of mild nights continued with a low of 11.0C being 4.6C above the average.

Tuesday arrived with variable sunshine and the warmest start to a day since 25th September at 08.00 with a temperature of 14.8C. The barometric pressure has recovered to 1018.3mb at that time, the highest since Saturday.