Fog and rain to start the day

Monday saw the thermometer creep nearer the average with a maximum of 12.0C, but still 2C below the 35-year average in almost still wind conditions, after the fog lifted.

The night was milder with a minimum of 7.2C but the fog returned by daybreak with visibility down to 200m at 08.00 although a slight breeze had sprung up as light rain showers occurred amounting to 3.4mm. The barometric pressure had started to rise over the past twenty-four hours indicating a change in the weather pattern.