Another seven hours of rain overnight

Although Saturday was dry during daylght hours the next very wide rain band saw cloud building late afternoon and rain falling from 21.00 to just before 04.00 Sunday morning producing 13.1mm. This brought the October rainfall total to 32.2mm, which is 39% of the 35-year average in the first five days of the month.

The wind, initially from the west, moved into the north east after midday.

Temperatures by day and night were above average with a maximum of 15.1C (+0.4C) and a minimum of 13.0C overnight (+5.4C).

At dawn the remnants of cloud from the extensive weather front could be seen easing away to the east and sun coming through strongly just before 08.00.