Warmest day of the year on Saturday

Saturday saw the thermometer soar to 15.6C, which was the warmest day since 25th October and a significant 5.1C above the 38-year average.

The wind continued from the east, gusting to a. peak of 31mph, that meant outside it felt cool in the wind.

Clear skies overnight saw the thermometer drop to 2.9C, just above average.

Sunday started as Saturday with glorious sunshine that lifted the temperature to 5.9C at 08.00. The breeze continues from the east, but less strong.

The air is getting drier as the land dries out from the deluge last week under a less humid, brisk air from the east and the strong, lengthy sunshine. The humidity registered 77% at 08.00, the lowest since 20th July at that time.