Atlantic maritime weather returns

Tuesday saw the arrival of the major change in our weather from the northern regions to the milder, moist air from the Atlantic. The thermometer was depressed during daylight hours due to the ground being still quite cold and pockets of snow remaining with a daytime temperature of around 5C but during the evening a weather front arrived that lifted the temperature to a maximum of 9.8C (2.6C above average) at 01.03 today,Tuesday. It has since dropped back to 6.5C at 08.00.

The rain was heavy between 22.15 and 22.45 last night with the daily total reading 9.7mm.

Wednesday arrived with 8/8 cloud coverage and a low cloud base hovering over the Marlborough Downs and initially some fog in the River Og valley, since dissipated.