Warmest morning this month

The warmer, moist air mass that arrived yesterday meant that the maximum over the past twenty-four hours occurred this morning with a temperature of 9.6C at 08.00 and the minimum of 6.6C set early this morning at 01.19.

Brief sunshine on Monday totalled 1.19 hours and the UV level at 0.8 the highest for a month and equal to that set on the 16th.

Rain earlier this morning, from a narrow band of cloud, came to 2.5mm, bringing the total for January to 58.7mm, still 31mm short of the 34-year January average. The wind within this rain band became gusty with a maximum of 21 mph.