d a i l y  w e a t h e r  d i a r y

MAY 2018

1st: A fine day with pleasant spells of sunshine. Showery outbreaks of rain during the evening and overnight into the 2nd. Becoming breezy. Max. 14.2 °C Min. 7.7 °C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 35.3 mph Sunshine 8.1 hrs

2nd: Unsettled with outbreaks of rain through the morning, heavy at times. Becoming drier and brighter through the afternoon and ending the day with sunshine. Max. 12.0 °C Min. 3.9 °C Rain 4.8 mm Gust 27.7 mph Sunshine 3.0 hrs

3rd: A fine day with lengthy spells of sunshine and feeling warmer later. Max. 15.5 °C Min. 9.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 12.1 mph Sunshine 5.0 hrs

4th: Another fine day and becoming pleasantly warm. Somewhat cloudy through. Max. 18.0 °C Min. 8.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 7.8 mph Sunshine 0.9 hrs

5th: A warm day with prolonged spells of strong sunshine. Max. 23.6 °C Min. 7.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 10.7 mph Sunshine 15.2 hrs

6th: Another fine day with unbroken sunshine. Becoming warm by mid afternoon. Max. 24.2 °C Min. 10.3 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 11.2 mph Sunshine 15.6 hrs

7th: A fine and sunny day, becoming very warm by mid afternoon. The warmest early May Bank Holiday on record. Max. 26.9 °C Min. 12.4 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 8.1 mph Sunshine 15.2 hrs

8th: A warm day with good spells of sunshine, but not feeling as hot as the 7th. Max. 23.2 °C Min. 7.3 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 22.1 mph Sunshine 13.3 hrs

9th: Dry during the day with spells of sunshine. Feeling noticeably cooler. Rain moving through overnight, but clearing before dawn on the 10th. Max. 17.6 °C Min. 7.7 °C Rain 2.2 mm Gust 19.9 mph Sunshine 6.8 hrs

10th: A fine day. Cooler still, but remaining dry with some good spells of sunshine. Max. 16.6 °C Min. 5.3 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 21.0 mph Sunshine 8.8 hrs

11th: A fine day with spells of sunshine. Some occasional light rain during the evening. Max. 16.5 °C Min. 9.0 °C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 24.6 mph Sunshine 3.3 hrs

12th: Dry but cloudy through the morning. Continuous rain through the afternoon and evening. Max. 14.9 °C Min. 7.2 °C Rain 7.9 mm Gust 10.1 mph Sunshine 1.1 hrs

13th: A fine day with prolonged spells of sunshine and feeling pleasantly warm. Max. 17.0 °C Min. 6.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 15.7 mph Sunshine 5.1 hrs

14th: A fine day with further prolonged spells of warm late Spring sunshine. Max. 19.6 °C Min. 8.9 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 19.0 mph Sunshine 15.1 hrs

15th: Continuing fine with plenty of warm sunshine, starting the day a little hazy. Max. 21.8 °C Min. 11.3 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 26.2 mph Sunshine 14.8 hrs

16th: A fine and dry day, although remaining rather cloudy. Max. 13.7 °C Min. 4.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 26.2 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

17th: Another fine day. Dry with plenty of sunshine. Max. 15.7 °C Min. 2.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 15.2 mph Sunshine 13.4 hrs

18th: Remaining fair with good spells of sunshine. Max. 17.7 °C Min. 5.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 7.2 mph Sunshine 7.3 hrs

19th: A warm day with unbroken sunshine from dawn until dusk. Slight breeze picking up through the afternoon. Max. 21.2 °C Min. 7.5 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 9.2 mph Sunshine 15.8 hrs