The flow of air from the south west and mid-Atlantic meant another mild day with the thermometer rising to 10.8C at 13.10. From that time the temperature slowly way fell away until reaching a low of 4.5C just before dawn on Friday.
Thursday was a breezy day with a maximum gust of 38mph just after 19.00 that evening.
A substantial 9.8mm of rain fell during the evening bringing the January total to 25.6mm.
Friday arrived with broken cloud and the wind now coming from the north west having veered just after 20.00 Thursday evening.