After gloomy end to year the New Year sees change in weather

The wind on Monday was from the North West during the afternoon heralding a drier air if cooler.

The maximum was a little lower, to 9.0C, still above average (+1.2C), with overnight minimum of 4.9C still 3C above average.

New Year’s Day saw the sun arrive mid-morning, for 2.5 hours, before cloud drifted in on the north-westerly, light breeze obscuring any further sunshine due to a transient weather front.

Update on Tuesday at 20.15: UV level briefly rises to 0.7, the highest since 2nd December. Temperature again above average with maximum of 9.8C being +2.8C