d a i l y  w e a t h e r  d i a r y

FEBRUARY 2018

1st: A cold day withj a biting wind. However, remaining mostly clear with good spells of sunshine. Max. 6.4 °C Min. 2.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 32.7 mph Sunshine 2.9 hrs

2nd: Continuing cold, but not as raw as the 1st with a lighter breeze. Staying dry during the day, but outbreaks of mainly light rain moving in from the west overnight. Max. 6.3 °C Min. 0.2 °C Rain 2.2 mm Gust 29.5 mph Sunshine 2.6 hrs

3rd: Grey and overcast throughout the day with spells of rain, turning occasionally wintry during the afternoon. Max. 3.4 °C Min. 1.2 °C Rain 3.1 mm Gust 19.0 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

4th: Continuing cold, but an otherwise fine day with some good spells of sunshine. Clouding over during the late afternoon with some occasional very light showers. Turning frosty overnight into the 5th. Max. 4.8 °C Min. -0.9 °C Rain tr mm Gust 25.5 mph Sunshine 3.3 hrs

5th: A frosty start and remaining cold throughout the day. Dry though with some good spells of sunshine. Max. 3.7 °C Min. -2.7 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 15.7 mph Sunshine 4.1 hrs

6th: Another cold and frosty start, but some spells of sunshine through the morning. Showers of light snow arriving by late afternoon. Max. 2.7 °C Min. -1.5 °C Rain 0.2 mm Gust 20.4 mph Sunshine 3.4 hrs

7th: Another very cold day, but dry with prolonged spells of sunshine. Temperatures beginning below freezing, but an absence of frost due to the relatively dry air. Max. 3.7 °C Min. -0.8 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 15.0 mph Sunshine 7.0 hrs

8th: Slight frost to start the day but feeling milder later, but largely overcast. Wind freshening later adding a notable windchill. Outbreaks of rain overnight into the 9th. Max. 6.9 °C Min. 1.8 °C Rain 4.3 mm Gust 33.3 mph Sunshine 0.5 hrs

9th: Another cold start. Dry during the day and remaining largely cloudy with limited spells of sunshine. Wind freshening during the afternoon but dying away quickly later. Max. 5.6 °C Min. -1.4 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 45.6 mph Sunshine 3.5 hrs

10th: A dry start, but rain quickly arriving from the west and continuing for much of the day, becoming heavy at times. Milder than of late. Max. 9.5 °C Min. 2.0 °C Rain 1.7 mm Gust 42.5 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

11th: Continuing cold, but with some good spells of sunshine through the morning and afternoon. Hail showers during the afternoon and a light dusting of snow overnight into the 12th. Max. 5.8 °C Min. -1.1 °C Rain 0.1 mm Gust 31.5 mph Sunshine 3.7 hrs

12th: A cold and frosty start, but an otherwise fine day with lengthy spells of sunshine. Wind freshening during the evening and overnight. Max. 6.0 °C Min. 1.1 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 32.7 mph Sunshine 5.1 hrs

13th: Cold and breezy with occasional spells of rain throughout much of the day. Max. 5.3 °C Min. -2.8 °C Rain 2.1 mm Gust 32.2 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

14th: Bright initially, but clouding over during the course of the morning. Scattered, mainly light showers through the afternoon turning heavy for a time during the evening and overnight. Max. 7.3 °C Min. 0.9 °C Rain 2.6 mm Gust 33.8 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs

15th: A fine day with lengthy spells of sunshine and feeling noticeably milder than of late. Max. 8.8 °C Min. -0.2 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 30.9 mph Sunshine 8.5 hrs

16th: A frosty start, but an otherwise fine day with further prolonged spells of sunshine. Max. 9.3 °C Min. -0.4 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 14.8 mph Sunshine 6.7 hrs

17th: Bright to start the day, but broken cloud moving in from the west during the morning. Spells of sunshine returning later. Remaining essentially dry despite the threat of rain. Max. 9.1 °C Min. 2.0 °C Rain 0.0 mm Gust 17.4 mph Sunshine 1.8 hrs

18th: Another fine day; generally rather cloudy but with some spells of sunshine emerging through the afternoon. Max. 9.1 °C Min. 2.8 °C Rain 1.7 mm Gust 13.0 mph Sunshine 0.4 hrs

19th: Dull and grey with outbreaks of rain during the early morning easing to feint drizzle later. Max. 10.3 °C Min. 6.3 °C Rain 0.8 mm Gust 23.7 mph Sunshine 0.0 hrs