Monday began with the thermometer at 08.00 reading -1.6C and very slowly rose above freezing. However, by 1830, warmer air began to percolate across the area and a temperature of 3.0C was recorded. During the night the thermometer slowly rose to a maximum of 9.4C at 08.00 on Tuesday.
It was another dry day, the nineteenth this month with the monthly rainfall total standing at 16.9mm when the average is 91.7mm.
Tuesday arrived very dull with thick cloud cover and very calm conditions.