Warmer by day but colder by night

On Sunday the lighter southerly air stream, maximum gust of 23mph, and sunshine in the afternoon, raised the maximum temperature to 12.1C being 1.6C above the average.

The clearer skies overnight allowed the warmth to dissipate into the atmosphere producing an air frost with a minimum of -0.1C at 07.25 on Monday.

Monday arrived with variable sunshine and the thermometer having recovered to 1.8C at 08.00. Under a temporary ridge of high pressure the barometric pressure has risen over the past day with a reading of 1023.3mb at 08.00.