Another gloomy day to end the year

The last day of 2017 was overcast and mild with a peak temperature of 10.3C. The thermometer fell to a minimum of 4.1C overnight but recovered later with advancing cloud to read 9.4C at 08.00.

Another 1.4mm of rainfall was recorded overnight, which brings the total for December to 109.1mm being 19.7mm above the 33-year December average, the wettest since 2013.