On Wednesday the thermometer rose to 25.2C at 15.36, which was 2.5C above the average and the warmest day in July, equal to that on the 4th. Only two days this month (1st and 2nd) have been below average in contrast to the cool June with 19 below average days.
With a minimum of 14.8C at 04.02 overnight it was the warmest night in July.
A few drops of rain fell just before 06.00 but insufficient to be measurable or even to dampen the ground and recorded as a trace.
Thursday saw 8/8 cloud cover after dawn and the thermometer reading 16.4C at 08.00, exactly the same as at that time on Wednesday.