SEPTEMBER 2014 - DRY AND WARM BUT LESS SUNSHINE THAN AVERAGE.
It was a very dry month despite often being very cloudy under a north-easterly or easterly airflow with anticyclonic conditions dominating. There were 6 mornings with fog, and no thunder. Winds were generally very light throughout the month.
TEMPERATURE: 1.05 °C above average monthly mean. The month was notable for consistent daily maximum temperatures - averaging higher than those of August , but with some rather cool nights.
RAINFALL: 8.8 mm, 17% of average. 7 days with rainfall but only 2 with >= 1.0 mm. A new site record low September rainfall total. The 2nd - 18th was rain free with just a little precipitaion from condensation of fog.
SUNSHINE: c. 121 hours, well below average. Very cloudy at times but with some rather sunny days from the 9th to 22nd. The last week was mainly rather dull.
Full monthly stats for September 2014.