Rain all day!

The depression in the English Channel on Friday through rain bands across the area that meant rain from dawn to just before 18.00 that totalled 10.2mm. Fortunately it was steady rain and not the damaging torrential downpours that others areas experienced. Due to the cloud and rain also wind from the north, the temperatures were depressed with a maximum of only 13.2C, which was 7C below average, 9C below the Thursday peak and the coldest day since 21st May.

Conversely, the minimum of 11.1C was 1C above average due to the persistent thick cloud overnight but no further rain fell.

Saturday arrived with the thick cloud still giving total cover with the wind much lighter and moving into the east.