After days with strong winds the maximum gust on Wednesday was just 7mph. There was sunshine in the morning amounting to 2 hours but cloud built up after midday.
The calm conditions with the air mass coming from the west rather than northwest allowed the thermometer to rise to 9.2C, being 1.7C above the average.
Under the high pressure the sky cleared overnight allowing the thermometer to fall to -2.4C, which was 3.7C below average. During the early hours fog developed limiting visibility to 200m after dawn.