Friday was the sunniest day this month logging 5.8 hours during which the thermometer rose to 10.9C being 2.1C above the average in a much lighter westerly breeze.
It was a dry day, only the sixth this month.
Thanks to the clear skies overnight the thermometer dropped steadily downwards to reach a minimum of -1.9C at 04.49 on Saturday producing an air frost, nit seen since the 11th.
Saturday morning arrived with bright sunshine from the off. The centre of the anticyclone, currently migrating from Belgium to West Germany, will bring a significant change in wind direction from recent days. It will mean a quieter day with the breeze coming from the southeast, a direction not seen for a month. The barometric pressure logged 1030.9mb at 08.00