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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: Another fine day with prolonged spells of warm sunshine. Max. 24.2 °C Min. 8.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 17.4 mph Sunshine 14.8 hrs

2nd: Much the same; dry with prolonged spells of warm sunshine, although turning a little cloudier towards evening signalling a potential change in the weather. Max. 23.0 °C Min. 12.5 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 12.3 mph Sunshine 12.3 hrs

3rd: A noticeably cooler day. Cloudy with some occasional spells of light rain or drizzle. Max. 15.7 °C Min. 8.8 °C Rain 1.1 mm Gust 25.1 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

4th: Cool, dry and cloudy for much of the day with a fairly brisk breeze. Outbreaks of rain during the evening, turning showery after midnight and then dry for the remainder of the night. Max. 13.5 °C Min. 8.2 °C Rain 1.8 mm Gust 21.0 mph Sunshine 0.4 hrs

5th: An unsettled day. Some brief sunny spells, but frequent showers developing through the morning and early afternoon. Clearing later. Max. 14.4 °C Min. 5.8 °C Rain 0.5 mm Gust 36.5 mph Sunshine 6.7 hrs

6th: An unsettled day. Overcast through the morning with intermittent light rain and quite breezy.  Some heavy and thundery downpours through the early afternoon with hail. Max. 14.4 °C Min. 8.5 °C Rain 12.6 mm* Gust 39.4 mph Sunshine 1.3 hrs

7th: A more settled day with a light breeze, but still with some very occasional light showers, mainly through the morning. Max. 13.6 °C Min. 7.9 °C Rain 0.8 mm Gust 21.0 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

8th: A dry day, but remaining generally cloudy. Max. 15.2 °C Min. 7.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 11.4 mph Sunshine 0.9 hrs

9th: Mostly dry and a warmer feel although still remaining quite cloudy. Outbreaks of rain early on the 10th. Max. 18.3 °C Min. 10.3 °C Rain 1.3 mm Gust 8.9 mph Sunshine 0.4 hrs

10th: A cloudy day. Dry through the morning following the early rain. Heavy shower mid afternoon, but otherwise dry. Wind tending to pick up gradually from a calm start. Max. 15.6 °C Min. 9.8 °C Rain 0.5 mm Gust 17.9 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

11th: Some occasional showers, but otherwise dry. Remaining cloudy, but with brief glimmers of sunshine during the afternoon.  Wind strengthening during the day, then easing. Max. 18.3 °C Min. 11.4 °C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 31.8 mph Sunshine 0.4 hrs

12th: Dry through the morning, but remaining overcast. Some sharp showers in the afternoon. Turning humid. Max. 18.9 °C Min. 12.0 °C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 24.2 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

13th: A dry day with some good spells of sunshine, but a very warm and humid one. Max. 24.3 °C Min. 11.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 21.0 mph Sunshine 8.9 hrs

14th: Continuing dry, warm and very humid with spells of sunshine. Max. 23.6 °C Min. 11.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 13.4 mph Sunshine 8.2 hrs

15th: Another warm and humid day with spells of sunshine. Thunderstorm during the late evening and then dry for the remainder of the night. Max. 24.2 °C Min. 13.0 °C Rain 4.6 mm Gust 10.1 mph Sunshine 8.0 hrs

16th: A grey and misty start, but clearing through the morning with spells of sunshine. Remaining humid. Thunderstorms developing during the late afternoon and continuing through the evening. Max. 24.0 °C Min. 12.6 °C Rain 1.2 mm Gust 8.9 mph Sunshine 2.3 hrs

17th: Fog to start the day, breaking up through the morning with some brief brighter interludes. Sharp showers through the afternoon with rumbles of thunder by early evening. Dry for the first part of the night before heavy rain moves in from the SE. Max. 22.4 °C Min. 12.5 °C Rain 9.6 mm Gust 12.3 mph Sunshine 0.1 hrs

18th: Raining continuing through the morning and into the early afternoon, but clearing later. Spells of sunshine to end the day. Outbreaks of mainly light rain returning overnight into the 19th. Max. 17.0 °C Min. 11.6 °C Rain 3.4 mm Gust 14.3 mph Sunshine 3.2 hrs

19th: Some showery rain during the morning, but then brightening through the afternoon with the breeze freshening. Max. 18.6 °C Min. 10.6 °C Rain 0.3 mm Gust 24.2 mph Sunshine 3.1 hrs

20th: Generally dry through the day, although some occasional light showers. Heavy rain overnight towards dawn. Max. 21.4 °C Min. 12.6 °C Rain 4.9 mm Gust 18.6 mph Sunshine 4.1 hrs

21st: A dry day and warm with sunny spells, turning a little cloudier at times later. Max. 20.4 °C Min. 9.2 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 23.9 mph Sunshine 6.3 hrs

22nd: A dry and warm day with lengthy spells of sunshine. Max. 22.2 °C Min. 12.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 18.6 mph Sunshine 15.8 hrs

23rd: Continuing dry, warm and sunny with temperatures up on the 22nd. Max. 26.5 °C Min.14.7  °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 13.4 mph Sunshine 16.8 hrs

24th: A dry day and becoming hot by the afternoon with prolonged and unbroken sunshine. The hottest day of the year so far. Max. 30.9 °C Min. 15.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 15.9 mph Sunshine 17.1 hrs

25th: Hot again with unbroken sunshine right through to the evening. Little breeze.  Max. 31.5 °C Min. 16.5 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 15.9 mph Sunshine 17.1 hrs

26th: Another dry day and becoming very warm again. Some spells of clear blue sky, but a little more cloud early and late in the day. Max. 28.8 °C Min. 14.1 °C Rain 2.0 mm Gust 19.7 mph Sunshine 9.8 hrs

27th: Unsettled with fairly frequent showers during the morning, becoming more isolated through the afternoon. Some late sunshine to end the day. Cooler than of late. Max. 20.9 °C Min. 10.2 °C Rain 6.3 mm Gust 30.9 mph Sunshine 3.6 hrs

28th: A dry day with some spells of sunshine, but generally fairly cloudy and with a brisk breeze. Max. 19.0 °C Min. 11.4 °C Rain 0.3 mm Gust 34.0 mph Sunshine 7.0 hrs

29th: A dry day. Wind freshening towards the middle part of the day, but easing later. Staying mostly cloudy, just one or two very brief glimpses of sunshine later. Max. 16.3 °C Min. 12.2 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 31.1 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

30th: Wind falling light. A dry day but staying generally grey and overcast for much of the day. A few light showers towards early evening. Max. 18.5 °C Min. 13.3 °C Rain tr mm Gust 15.7 mph Sunshine 0.1 hrs

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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: A dry start, but moderate rain continuing through the morning, clearing later but remaining largely cloudy. Becoming warm. Winds light. Max. 20.4 °C Min. 9.8 °C Rain 5.8 mm Gust 17.9 mph Sunshine 0.7 hrs

2nd: Dry during the daytime with light winds. Initially cloudy, but some spells of sunshine coming through later. Light shower during the evening. Max. 19.5 °C Min. 10.2 °C Rain 0.1 mm Gust 17.2 mph Sunshine 3.2 hrs

3rd: Dry for much of the day with a freshening breeze. Staying cloudy. Light rain showers during the early evening. Max. 18.0 °C Min. 14.1 °C Rain 0.4 mm Gust 25.5 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

4th: A dry day with a moderate to fresh breeze and remaining cloudy. Max. 19.5 °C Min. 16.4 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 33.1 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

5th: Another dry, but breezy day with some spells of sunshine. The wind tending to ease overnight, but picking up again around dawn. Max. 20.0 °C Min. 10.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 32.2 mph Sunshine 7.9 hrs


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