Sunshine and temperatures down

The moist Atlantic air brought much cloud and less sunshine on Tuesday, just 4.3 hours. As a result of the cloud and a modest breeze from the nor nor west, the thermometer was a again below average (-3.5C) with a peak of 19.5C. The cloud also meant reduced UV with a peak of 5.5 being bottom end of High and the second lowest this month. It was another dry.

The thermometer fell to a minimum of 12.2C overnight being just above the average (+0.3C).

Wednesday arrived with more gloom and moisture laden air as a warm front slowly traversed the country. The barometric pressure has been slowly falling away, losing some 13mb since the peak on Sunday, with a current reading of 1015.3mb at 08.00.

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