AUGUST 2018

AUGUST 2018

1st: Continuing dry, warm and sunny. Max. 24.5 °C Min. 13.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 13.9 mph Sunshine 10.2 hrs

2nd: A very warm day with prolonged spells of sunshine. Dry. Max. 28.4 °C Min. 16.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 13.4 mph Sunshine 9.5 hrs

3rd: Dry and very warm with prolonged spells of strong sunshine. Max. 28.1 °C Min. 15.2 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 17.2 mph Sunshine 9.2 hrs

4th: Another dry, sunny and warm day, but not as hot as the 3rd. Max. 25.3 °C Min. 13.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 17.0 mph Sunshine 10.2 hrs

5th: A hot day with prolonged spells of strong sunshine. Max. 28.7 °C Min. 15.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 13.2 mph Sunshine 11.0 hrs

6th: Another very hot day with unbroken sunshine from dawn until dusk. Max. 29.1 °C Min. 14.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 12.3 mph Sunshine 15.0 hrs

7th: Continuing hot with prolonged spells of strong sunshine. Max. 28.6 °C Min. 12.9 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 23.3 mph Sunshine 11.8 hrs

8th: A cooler and fresher day. Cloudy at times with limited spells of sunshine. Max. 22.8 °C Min. 13.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 23.3 mph Sunshine 6.4 hrs

9th: Cool and largely cloudy with only brief spells of sunshine. Dry for much of the day, but torrential downpours during the evening with widespread surface water flooding.
Max. 17.8 °C Min. 9.2 °C Rain 16.9 mm Gust 15.2 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

10th: Unsettled with showers and longer spells of rain, becoming heavy at times through the afternoon. Max. 15.6°C Min. 8.1°C Rain 5.9 mm Gust 25.9 mph Sunshine 3.7 hrs

11th: Showers during the early morning, but largely dry until evening with temperatures recovering from the past couple of days. Rain during the late evening. Max. 19.9°C Min. 15.4°C Rain 1.8 mm Gust 16.8 mph Sunshine 7.0 hrs

12th: Brief showers during the early morning then dry for much of the day. Sharp showers through the evening. Max. 19.0°C Min. 15.3°C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 17.0 mph Sunshine 0.7 hrs

13th: Brief shower during the early morning, but otherwise dry despite heavy showers further east. Max. 22.5°C Min. 12.0°C Rain 7.6 mm Gust 27.1 mph Sunshine 6.0 hrs

14th: A dry day. Rather cloudy with some spells of sunshine. Temperatures on the rise. Max. 23.5 °C Min. 13.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 17.9 mph Sunshine 3.1 hrs

15th: A dry day, reasonably warm with some limited spells of sunshine. Rain in the early hours of the 16th. Max. 23.4 °C Min. 15.1 °C Rain 1.2 mm Gust 22.6 mph Sunshine 3.0 hrs

16th: Rain during the early morning clearing to afternoon sunshine. Max. 20.5 °C Min. 10.7 °C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 18.8 mph Sunshine 4.0 hrs

17th: A dry day and feeling warmer than of late with limited spells of sunshine. Max. 20.5 °C Min. 14.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 19.9 mph Sunshine 5.0 hrs

18th: A dry day, but tending to remain rather cloudy with only very limited spells of sunshine. Reasonably warm despite the cloud. Max. 22.7 °C Min. 16.3 °C Rain 0.1 mm Gust 19.5 mph Sunshine 1.3 hrs

Note: The data contained in this weather diary have been obtained from the automatic weather station and do not constitute official records. Click here to access the official Met Office records.