Atlantic air mass now in control

Saturday was such a contrast with recent dry, hot days as the thermometer did not get above the average June maximum with a peak of 19.4C (-0.7C) in the brisk south south west wind gusting more strongly to 26mph.

Rain showers were in evidence producing another 7.4mm of rainfall. This brought the total for June to 81mm.However, due to the recent hot, dry days evaporation reached the equivalent of 91mm of rainfall lost to the atmosphere.

The wind veered into the south west late afternoon and gusty as the showers passed through.

Sunday morning was predominantly cloudy with the occasional brief glimpse of sunshine that lifted the minimum of 10.2C, almost exactly average, to 13.2C at 08.00