High pressure lingers

The high pressure was still in control during the past twenty-fours resulting in a very calm day with the fog slowly clearing by mid-morning. The maximum movement of air, cannot be called a gust, was just 4mph, with calm conditions for many hours.

Temperatures were depressed by day and night with a maximum of only 5.7C being 2.3C below average and a minimum of -2.4C (4.6C below average) just before midnight.

Thursday saw thin cloud after dawn providing bright conditions with no movement of air.

The colder days and nights have meant the soil temperature at a depth of 5cm has fallen significantly with a reading of 0.7C at 08.00 on Thursday.