Friday was dry with the temperature hovering around 11C for most of the day and sunny in the morning logging 3.4 hours. Overnight the thermometer dropped away to 6.7C in the early hours of Saturday but advancing rain and cloud, on a southerly air stream, saw the thermometer rise significantly to 12.9C at 08.00 on Saturday.
Light rain before 08.00 on Saturday amounted to 0.9mm bringing the monthly total 32.7mm when the average is 92.3mm. The radar chart indicates a wide rain band is approaching that will add significantly to this total. The wind has been increasing over the past two hours with a maximum gust of 27mph at 07.36.