Even warmer on Sunday

With a maximum of 23.6C Sunday was the warmest day since 27th August, which was 5C above the 35-year average. Winds were very light, the strongest gust was just 11mph.

The UV level was agin rated ‘high’.

It was the tenth dry day this month. Rainfall for September remains at just 7mm whereas evaporation now totals 31mm. The last three dry, sunny days have seen almost 3mm of equivalent rainfall lost each day through evaporation.

The past night has been exceptionally mild with the thermometer not sinking below 14.2C, which was at 00.46 this morning, being also exactly 5C above the average.

On Monday morning we were greeted by thick cloud cover from a weak weather front slowly sinking south over the area.