High Pressure builds but minimal sunshine

Usually with barometric pressure at 1020+mb we enjoy much sunshine and warmth however, Friday was similar to previous days with mainly overcast skies, just 4.7 hours of sunshine, but it was dry. The notable feature on Friday was the UV level peaked at 7.4, which was rated Very High, the highest since 29th July.

Saturday arrived again with overcast skies but less wind and backing into the southwest. After a warm night, when the thermometer did not drop below 13.6C, the temperature at 0800 was 16.0C, the warmest start to a day at that time since 23rd July. The barometric pressure peaked at 1022.5mb late on Friday.