Humidity begins to fall

The ridge of high pressure, reaching in from mid-Atlantic, continues to dominate our weather. Sunday was another dry day with the equivalent of another 3.5mm of rainfall lost through evaporation from ground sources and plant life, that totals 32mm this month against the rainfall total of 12.0mm. The humidity at 08.00 on Monday was as low as 75% as the ground and air dry out under the many hours of sunshine and drying breeze.

The thermometer rose to 20.4C, just above average on Sunday and last night fell to 8.0C being 2.1C below average.

Monday brought strong sunshine after dawn with the temperature having recovered to 15.2C. The wind has veered a few degrees to come form the northwest, later to back again into the west or southwest. The barometric pressure at 08.00 read 1026.0mb, the highest this month.