Still mild

Yet again the maximum and minimum were above average with 11.7C and 4.1C being +3.9C and +2.6C respectively. It was a dry day until early evening with the UV level easing upwards during the 2.4 hours of sunshine to peak at 1.3, classed as ‘Low’.

Rain triggered the rain gauge just after 18.00 and again at 21.00 amounting to 2.4mm in the 5” Met. Office standard copper rain gauge. The monthly rainfall total is 19.8mm against the 38-year average of 66.9mm for February.

Thursday arrived with total cloud cover and just a very light wind. The direction veered from the southwest to west and north-northwest on Wednesday as the afternoon progressed.