The sun returns!

Tuesday brought us 6.42 hours of welcome sunshine after the previous gloomy days.

The maximum temperature was 7.4C, just above average but with no blanket of cloud by night any warmth in the ground dissipated into the atmosphere producing a ground frost with a minimum of 0.2C, which was 1C below average.

Wednesday started with clear skies and the prospect of more sunshine as the high pressure began to reassert itself, now to the west of the country.

Daily Statistics page for 2019 is now available, as also wind chart for 2019, with the niggling technical problems resolved.

Update on Wednesday at 20.00: thermometer struggled to reach a maximum of 4.6C at 13.02, which was 2.4C below average. Another 6 hours of welcome sunshine.