Sun and warmth return

Saturday brought us 7.7 hours of sunshine and combined with the wind coming from a warmer direction bringing air from the Continent, the thermometer rose to 21.7C. This was 1.6C above average and the warmest day since the beginning of the month.

There was a brief thunderstorm with thunder heard at 1852 and again at 1854 that produced just 0.9m of rainfall.

Overnight the temperature remained above average, just, with the thermometer not sinking below 10.2 (+0.2).

Sunday brought occasional glimpses of sunshine with broken cloud in the early morning, the thermometer having recovered to 15.3C at 08.00. This was the warmest start to the day this month and equal to that recorded on the 3rd.