Distinct change in weather!

With a maximum of 12.0C on Tuesday it was the coolest day since 16th March but still 1.5C above the 38-year average. As the anticyclone eased away the wind backed from east into the northeast and strengthened with a maximum gust of 20mph.

It was the thirteenth consecutive dry day with the monthly rainfall total still standing at 42.8mm being just 72% of the 38-year average.

The past night brought no frost as the temperature did not sink below 5.6C at 06.45 on Wednesday, which arrived with thick cloud obscuring any sight of the sun.