The tropical air from mid Atlantic arrived on Thursday raising the temperature to a maximum of 22.3C. This was the warmest day this 30th August and 3.4C above average.
Rain showers overnight added 1.2mm to the total for September, which now stands at just 7mm
Another mild night was to follow with the thermometer not sinking below 11.2C being 2C above average.
Saturday saw strong sunshine after initial cloud eased away eastwards from the weather front that brought the overnight rain.
At 08.00 the barometric pressure was recorded at 1034.0mb, the highest pressure since 28th March.