Very calm day on Tuesday – maximum gust of 1mph!

Tuesday was an unusual day in that there was complete calm for many hours with a maximum gust of just 1mph. This calm, dry and bright weather was due to the large area of high pressure covering the UK and in fact continues on Wednesday as the barometric pressure at 08.00 of 1026.9mb is exactly the same as that on Tuesday at the same time.

The thermometer steadily rose to 19.3C on Tuesday being 0.4C above the average due to a change in the wind direction and thus air flow origination. Gone was the northerly flow of cooler from the north of recent days being replaced slowly by a drift of warmer air from the west.

The overnight minimum of 10.6C was 1.3C above average.

Wednesday arrived with cloudy conditions with a occasional brightness.

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