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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: Grey to start with some initial drizzle and light rain. This then clearing with sunny spells developing. Rain overnight into the 2nd.  Max. 14.6 °C Min. 7.9 °C Rain 2.7 mm Gust 19.9 mph Sunshine 2.8 hrs

2nd: Unsettled with outbreaks of rain throughout much of the day. Max. 13.7 °C Min. 10.7 °C Rain 21.2 mm Gust 30.6 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

3rd: Rain falling continuously throughout the day, heavy at times.  Max. 14.1 °C Min. 7.8 °C Rain 27.3 mm Gust 14.8 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

4th: Starting with some drizzly rain, but clearing later and remaining generally dry with just the odd light shower. Max. 11.1 °C Min. 7.9 °C Rain 1.1 mm Gust 15.9 mph Sunshine 0.1 hrs

5th: Dry through the morning, but cloudy. Outbreaks of rain overnight into the 6th, but clearing before dawn. Max. 13.8 °C Min. 9.1 °C Rain 3.5 mm Gust 23.9 mph Sunshine 0.1 hrs

6th: Dry through the morning with spells of sunshine. Heavy showers through the afternoon, but with further brief sunny spells in between. Breezy at times and feeling cool later. Max. 15.9 °C Min. 8.1 °C Rain 2.1 mm Gust 27.1 mph Sunshine 2.8 hrs

7th: Dry through the daytime with some spells of sunshine. Rain overnight into the 8th turning heavy at times. Max. 15.0 °C Min. 10.2 °C Rain 3.3 mm Gust 23.7 mph Sunshine 3.2 hrs

8th: Frequent showers through the morning, but turning drier from lunchtime onwards. Winds initially moderate, but easing later becoming calm. Max. 15.9 °C Min. 5.6 °C Rain 2.7 mm Gust 25.5 mph Sunshine n/a

9th: Some initial sunshine, but turning cloudier through the morning. Wind freshening later. Cool.  Max. 12.8 °C Min. 4.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 26.4 mph Sunshine 2.3 hrs

10th: Dry during the daytime and remaining fairly cloudy with a brisk breeze. Showers breaking out through the evening and overnight, heavy at times. Max. 13.3 °C Min. 6.7 °C Rain 1.0 mm Gust 23.7 mph Sunshine 0.8 hrs

11th: A dry day and with some good spells of sunshine through the morning. Turning increasingly cloudy later. Max. 13.1 °C Min. 6.6 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 19.9 mph Sunshine 5.1 hrs

12th: A cloudy day. Dry until the middle of the afternoon, then outbreaks of rain turning heavy for a time and becoming showery overnight. Cool. Max. 11.8 °C Min. 6.1 °C Rain 2.6 mm Gust 10.1 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

13th: A dry day, cloudy at times but also with some good spells of sunshine. Continuing on the cool side. Max. 12.0 °C Min. 7.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 18.1 mph Sunshine 3.2 hrs

14th: Some brief spells of sunshine early in the day, but then clouding over. Remaining dry. Slight showers overnight just after dawn on the 15th. Max. 14.4 °C Min. 6.3 °C Rain 0.2 mm Gust 22.8 mph Sunshine 1.6 hrs

15th: Some spells of sunshine through the day, but continuing to feel cool in the mainly N or NE'erly breeze. Brief showers late evening then dry overnight. Max. 12.3 °C Min. 6.9 °C Rain 0.2 mm Gust 17.4 mph Sunshine 3.3 hrs

16th: A cloudy day, but staying generally dry apart from some brief drizzly showers during the evening. Max. 11.8 °C Min. 7.1 °C Rain tr mm Gust 13.9 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

17th: A largely cloudy day with very little wind. Still cool for the time of year. Light shower after midnight. Max. 10.9 °C Min. 7.6 °C Rain 0.2 mm Gust 12.5 mph Sunshine 0.6 hrs

18th: Another cloudy day yet dry and with light winds. Max. 11.3 °C Min. 6.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 5.8 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

19th: A dry, but largely cloudy day with the wind freshening through the morning and continuing into the afternoon and evening. Max. 14.4 °C Min. 9.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 21.9 mph Sunshine 0.1 hrs

20th: A dry day, but remaining cloudy and quite breezy still. Noticeably milder than of late. Heavy rain overnight into the 21st.  Max. 17.0 °C Min. 13.2 °C Rain 2.7 mm Gust 23.0 mph Sunshine 0.2 hrs

21st: Continuous moderate rain through the morning, clearing by the evening. The breeze then picking up, but easing gradually through the night. Max. 13.9 °C Min. 9.5 °C Rain 4.8 mm Gust 21.0 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

22nd: A brighter day; dry with some good spells of sunshine. Max. 14.4 °C Min. n/a Rain 0.0 mm Gust 18.8 mph Sunshine 5.6 hrs

23rd: A bright start to the day, but clouding over with outbreaks of rain. This rain then clearing with some sunshine returning towards the end of the day. Max. 14.1 °C Min. n/a Rain 5.5 mm Gust 26.4 mph Sunshine n/a

24th: An unsettled day with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, accompanied by a fresh breeze. Max. 15.0 °C Min. 7.0 °C Rain 10.9 mm Gust 35.1 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

25th: Dry through the morning with spells of sunshine. Turning showery into the afternoon. Cool. Max. 12.5 °C Min. 5.2 °C Rain 3.3 mm Gust 16.3 mph Sunshine 4.8 hrs

26th: Dry through the day with limited spells of sunshine. Outbreaks of light rain after daybreak on the 27th. Max. 12.9 °C Min. 5.5 °C Rain 0.2 mm Gust 20.8 mph Sunshine 2.0 hrs

27th: Intermittent light rain through the morning, becoming drier later albeit staying rather cloudy. Max. 12.5 °C Min. 6.6 °C Rain 0.5 mm Gust 31.1 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

28th: Some brief sunny spells, but generally rather cloudy with the wind freshening around the middle part of the day. Light showers late morning. Max. 12.1 °C Min. 5.0 °C Rain 1.0 mm Gust 28.9 mph Sunshine 1.2 hrs


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