The thick cloud persisted on Friday morning with bands of light drizzle until about 11.00 amounting to just 0.2mm for the day. There was minimal sunshine, just 1 hour and not surprisingly ‘Low’ UV level.
The maximum temperature of 9.3C was 1.2C below average whereas one again the thick cloud cover overnight meant another mild night with a minimum of 4.4C, surprisingly in the evening and not early morning at 20.36.
Saturday morning was a repeat of previous days with thick cloud cover obscuring any chance of brightness let alone sunshine.
The anticyclone still centred off the west coast of `Ireland is trapping the cloud underneath it, the pressure at 08.00 on Saturday increased to 1033.3mb. The persistent high-pressure does mean that winds have been much lighter in recent days and today started calm.