Unseasonable warm weather continues

Friday saw the thermometer climb well above the average (+4.1C) again with a maximum of 11.1C, brought on a southerly breeze gusting to a maximum of 26mph.

There was a little rainfall of just 1.2mm bring the monthly total to 92.5mm, which was 2.1mm above the 35-year average.

Overnight cloud meant another mild night when the thermometer hovered around 10C for much of the night but as the cloud cleared away to the east an hour before dawn the temperature dropped to a minimum of 7.5C being a significant 6.4C above the 35-year average.

Saturday saw broken cloud and bright periods as the morning progressed.

Update on Saturday at 14.44: wind strength increasing last few hours with a gust of 40mph at 14.18.