Mist and murk!

Monday brought no sunshine, the third occasion this month, due to continuous low cloud that gave misty conditions with light rain for many hours that totalled 4.6mm. The light breeze from the south-southwest meant another mild day with a daytime peak of 15.6, However, overnight the thermometer rose again to reach 16.7C at 0800 on Tuesday, the warmest start to a day at that time since 8th September.

The tropical air continued into Tuesday morning on the south-southwest wind that had increased in strength with a gust of 23mph, the strongest for a fortnight. Dawn saw total cloud cover with again misty conditions. The barometric pressure has slowly been declining and now with a reading of 1012.2mb, the lowest since 5th October.