Getting warmer!

Sunday saw the thermometer ease upwards to reach 11.9C being 1.4C above average in the brisk southwesterly wind, gusting to 28mph on one occasion. Sunshine was limited to just 0.3 hours and UV back to ‘Low’.

It has been a dry twenty-four hours with the monthly total of 36.6mm 24mm below the 37-year March average.

The past night was the mildest this March with the thermometer not dropping below 8.4C being 6C above average.

Monday arrived with continuous cloud but with a high base. The southwesterly wind continues to bring very mild air from far south with the thermometer reading 9C at 08.00.