Wind and rain return

Wednesday brought us welcome sunshine totalling 5.09 hours that, combined with the southerly flow of air, raised the maximum to 9.5C, being 2.4C above average.

Overnight a depression passed close by that saw rain totalling 3.4mm and the wind gaining in strength with a maximum gust of 38 mph at 03.24.

Thursday arrived with broken sky and some brightness at 08.00 with the thermometer reading 4.9C.