Warmest day this month

Tuesday saw the thermometer rise further with a maximum of 19.9C, which was 2.8C above the average, under 11 hours of sunshine.

The equivalent rainfall from evaporation (57.4mm) of ground sources and plant life now exceeds the rainfall in May (55.1mm).

We have just a had a cooler night when the thermometer dropped to 5.1C at 05.27 Wednesday morning being 2C below average.

Hazy sunshine saw the arrival of Wednesday morning through thin, high cloud with the thermomter having recovered to 11.4C at 08.00