Only three dry days in February so far

Although daylight hours were dry on Friday brief showers occurred just before 05.00 on Saturday with 0.7mm of rainfall. There have only been three totally dry twenty-four hour periods in February being the 4th to the 6th.

The past twenty-four hours have been remarkably mild brought to us on the brisk southerly wind. The maximum of 9.8C was 2.3C above average and the minimum overnight was 8.1C, which was a significant 6.8C above the 35-year average.

Saturday initially brought low cloud and drizzle with strong gusty winds again, with a maximum of 30mph at 07.06.