Cooler north easterly returns

The brisk wind from thE north east took the edge off the temperature being 2C down on the Wednesday peak with a maximum of 22.4C but still 5.3C above the average.

The dry spell continues, 25 in May in total, as the anticyclone continues to dominate our weather.

The overnight minimum was also 2C below the previous night’s low with a minimum of 8.7C, being 1.7C above average.

The high pressure is easing away towards Scandinavia with the pressure easing down with a current treading of 1027.8mb allowing the wind to veer a few degrees today coming from south of east on Friday. However, the sun was up bright and early, as on many previous days, lifting the temperature to 14.0C at 08.00.