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Note: The climatological data contained in this diary is based on the output of the automatic weather station. Click here to access official data from the Met Office.

1st: Continuing cold. A dry, but cloudy morning. A scattering of light showers through the afternoon. Max. 4.0 °C Min. -0.5 °C Rain 0.9 mm Gust 19.7 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

2nd: Frosty overnight, but temperatures rising above freezing during the early morning with some good sunshine. Clouding over later, but staying dry during the daytime. Showers overnight into the 3rd. Max. 2.5 °C Min. -0.5 °C Rain 1.1 mm Gust 13.4 mph Sunshine 2.8 hrs

3rd: Some light showers through the morning, but otherwise mainly dry with some spells of sunshine. Max. 4.9 °C Min. 1.6 °C Rain 0.3 mm Gust 22.1 mph Sunshine 2.2 hrs

4th: Remaining cold and generally cloudy. Showers during the early morning and then dry for much of the afternoon. Showers returning by evening. Max. 4.7 °C Min. 0.4 °C Rain 0.3 mm Gust 23.9 mph Sunshine 0.2 hrs

5th: A fine day with some good spells of sunshine through the morning. Staying cold despite the sunshine, however, and cloud then building in for the afternoon. Showers of rain and sleet towards dawn on the 6th. Max. 3.7 °C Min. 0.6 °C Rain 0.7 mm Gust 21.0 mph Sunshine 3.6 hrs

6th: A dry day, still cold but with some brief spells of sunshine through the morning. Fog forming towards dawn on the 7th with a hard frost. Max. 3.8 °C Min. -2.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 9.4 mph Sunshine 2.0 hrs

7th: Mist and fog quickly clearing during the morning to reveal some good spells of sunshine, although cloud forming again through the afternoon. Despite the sunshine, it remained an ice day with temperatures staying below freezing. Max. -0.1 °C Min. -3.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 4.5 mph Sunshine 1.0 hrs

8th: A generally dry day. Frosty to start, but temperatures climbing above freezing. Remaining cold though and cloudy with very little wind. Max. 1.7 °C Min. -2.6 °C Rain 0.2 mm Gust 5.8 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

9th: Freezing fog lasting for much of the day with very little breeze broken by only brief spells of sunshine.  Max. 0.3 °C Min. -2.5 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 9.4 mph Sunshine 1.3 hrs

10th: A dry day, generally cloudy once again with brief glimmers of sunshine. A frosty start, but temperatures up on recent values. Breeze freshening overnight. Max. 5.4 °C Min. -0.4 °C Rain 0.1 mm Gust 16.6 mph Sunshine 1.0 hrs

11th: A breezy day. Cloudy, mild yet dry during the daytime. Outbreaks of rain from late evening, continuing for much of the night. Max. 8.8 °C Min. 4.9 °C Rain 4.8 mm Gust 25.3 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

12th: Continuing dry and although rather cloudy to start, some spells of sunshine appearing later. Wind easing later. Max. 4.6 °C Min. -0.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 7.8 mph Sunshine 1.4 hrs

13th: Poor visibility to start the day with fog in places. Light rain for much of the day, turning heavier overnight. Max. 5.1 °C Min. 2.1 °C Rain 15.3 mm Gust 9.4 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

14th: Light rain for much of the day, falling briefly as sleet or snow during the afternoon. Winds generally light. Turning frosty overnight. Max. 4.6 °C Min. -0.5 °C Rain 3.0 mm Gust 13.6 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

15th: A dry day, still cloudy, but cold with very little breeze. The wind then freshening overnight with the arrival of rain, sleet and snow largely clearing before dawn on the 16th. Max. 2.8 °C Min. -0.9 °C Rain 3.8 mm Gust 29.5 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs


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