Dry and cool in westerly breeze on Friday

Friday was the first dry day this month with almost 4 hours of sunshine. However, the brisk westerly breeze, gusting to 17mph, limited the temperature rise to a maximum of 17.6C being 1.1C below the 36-year average. In the sunshine the UV level was the highest this month at 5.6, which was in the ‘High’ category around midday.

The thermometer dropped to 8.6C in the early hours of Saturday, which was 0.6C below average and produced radiation fog in the River Og valley briefly around dawn. This quickly dispersed as the sun rose above the horizon heralding a sunny morning. The barometric pressure is currently the highest this month at 1021.5mb