Westerlies and greater cloud cover bring brief respite by day

Tuesday was the second coolest day this month with a maximum 23.3C, which was down almost 4C on Monday, but still 1C above average due to the westerly breezes and greater cloud cover.

Another dry day.

Rainfall 4.6mm but evaporation 78mm of equivalent rainfall

A milder night followed due to cloud cover with a minimum of 12.1C at 06.10, since recovering to 15.2C at 08.00.

Wednesday arrived with a mostly cloudy sky and only brief glimpses of sunshine.

The soil temperature at a depth of 5cm was reading 19.3C at 08.00, the coolest at this time of day for this month.