Nothing new to report – cool, dry & breezy!

The only small change in the weather pattern of late was that on Tuesday we had a little more sunshine and the breeze was a little lighter. A maximum of 15.9C was 1.8C above the average and overnight a low of 3.7C was exactly average.

Wednesday started with glorious sunshine, if a trifle muted by thin high cloud, but by 07.15 the rising sun in the sky lost its battle with a cloud bank edging in from the east. As a result the temperature at 08.00 had recovered to only 6.2C, the coolest start to a day at that time since the 11th.

April 2022 is turning out to be a very dry month with rainfall only 16.6mm (29% of average) and the loss of equivalent rainfall through evaporation now totalling 55mm.

The centre of the anticyclone is edging close and as a result the strength of the wind has been slowly dropping over recent days with peaks of 30mph, 24mph, 20mph and 17mph over the last four days. The pressure reading at 08.00 was 1027.7mb, the highest since the 16th.