Dry day, wet night

After a bright morning the cloud built up ahead of the next weather front advancing from the Atlantic. As a result of afternoon cloud and reduced sunshine, 6.5 hours, the maximum temperature was again below average (-3.3C) with a peak of 19.5C.

The first rain shower arrived just after 23.30 with more persistent rain after 03.30 that amounted to 3.9mm. The thick cloud provided a duvet overnight so little warmth escaped into the atmosphere thus providing a mild night with a minimum of 14.0C being 2.1C above average.

Wednesday dawned with thick, low cloud and light rain continuing as the depression out to the west lowers the barometric pressure to 1013.8mb at 08.00.