APRIL 2019

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 official Met Office site.

1st: Initially cloudy, but good spells of sunshine coming through later. Winds falling light. Still reasonably mild. Max. 14.7 °C Min. 2.8 °C Rain 0.2 mm Gust 11.0 mph Sunshine 12.7 hrs

2nd: Unsettled with frequent showers and feeling noticeably colder. Skies brightening later in the afternoon, although with further more isolated showers working through during the evening. Max. 8.3 °C Min. 0.5 °C Rain 3.9 mm Gust 20.6 mph Sunshine 1.2 hrs

3rd: A frosty start and remaining cold throughout the day. Early cloud breaking to reveal some morning sunshine. Sharp showers, including hail, through the afternoon. Max. 8.1 °C Min. -0.5 °C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 13.6 mph Sunshine 1.3 hrs

4th: Continuing unsettled with frequent and, at times, heavy showers. More prolonged rain for a time during the early evening. Max. 8.6 °C Min. 3.9 °C Rain 1.4 mm Gust 38.7 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

5th: A milder and more settled day with spells of morning sunshine. Remaining dry. Max. 13.4 °C Min. 3.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 23.7 mph Sunshine 1.2 hrs

6th: A dry day with lights winds and varying amounts of cloud. Max. 12.1 °C Min. 6.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 17.9 mph Sunshine 2.8 hrs

7th: Continuing dry, but overcast with cloud having rolled in from the east coast. Max. 13.1 °C Min. 6.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 14.8 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

8th: Dry and mild for the most part with mostly cloudy. Sharp shower during the early evening. Max. 17.0 °C Min. 6.7 °C Rain 2.8 mm Gust 17.9 mph Sunshine 0.3 hrs

9th: Remaining dry, albeit cloudy. Feeling noticeably colder than the 8th. Max. 11.0 °C Min. 2.3 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 24.6 mph Sunshine 0.1 hrs

10th: A bright and sunny day, but feeling cold in the breeze. Frost overnight into the 11th. Max. 11.3 °C Min. -0.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 19.9 mph Sunshine 6.5 hrs

11th: A cold and frosty start, but an otherwise fine day with some prolonged spells of sunshine. Max. 12.0 °C Min. 0.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 14.3 mph Sunshine 10.4 hrs

12th: Another frosty start, but continuing to feel rather cool throughout the day. Further spells of good sunshine. Max. 10.3 °C Min. -0.2 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 16.3 mph Sunshine 4.3 hrs

13th: A cold start, but an otherwise mostly fine day with spells of sunshine. Cloud tending to develop later with some spits and spots of light rain mixed in, but dry for most. Max. 11.0 °C Min. -0.9 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 21.9 mph Sunshine 7.2 hrs

14th: A chilly day, especially in the wind, but otherwise fine with spells of sunshine. Max. 9.8 °C Min. 2.2 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 19.9 mph Sunshine 5.6 hrs

15th: A fine day with good spells of sunshine. Feeling milder than of late. Max. 14.5 °C Min. 4.5 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 23.0 mph Sunshine 11.5 hrs

16th: Another fine day; feeling warm with some spells of sunshine in between varying amounts of cloud.  Data unavailable owing to electrical maintenance.

17th: Continuing fine and dry with good spells of sunshine. Feeling noticeably warmer. Data unavailable owing to electrical maintenance.

18th: The warmest day of the year so far. Starting rather grey and misty, but some very hazy sunshine burning through later. Max. 21.8 °C Min. 7.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 21.7 mph Sunshine 0.9 hrs

19th: A very warm day with unbroken sunshine. Max. 22.9 °C Min. 5.2 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 13.2 mph Sunshine 13.8 hrs

20th: Continuing very warm, dry and with unbroken sunshine throughout the day. Warmest day of the year so far.  Max. 23.7 °C Min. 7.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 11.6 mph Sunshine 14.4 hrs

21st: Continuing dry, very warm and with prolonged unbroken sunshine right through to dusk. Max. 22.8 °C Min. 6.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 10.3 mph Sunshine 14.8 hrs

22nd: Another very warm day with prolonged spells of sunshine, albeit turning rather hazy later in the day. Max. 24.1 °C Min. 10.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 18.8 mph Sunshine 11.2 hrs


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

*to be confirmed