Sunshine and warmth edge upwards again

During the bursts of strong sunshine on Saturday the thermometer edged upwards again to peak at 25.0C being 3.9C above the average. As a matter of interest no day this month has produced a maximum below the 38-year average.

The breeze from the west for most of the day was again quite brisk with a peak gust of 19mph. It was the eighteenth dry this month with the UV level at the top end of High.

The overnight minimum of 13.0C was also above average (+1.3C). Unlike the above daily average maxima there have been 10 nights this month when the minimum was below the 38-year average.

Although there was minimal brightness first thing on Sunday well before 08.00 the cloud had thickened blotting out any possibility of sunshine.