MAY 2016 - SLIGHTLY WARMER BUT DULLER THAN AVERAGE.
WEATHER: A rather warm and dry first half with a wet spell in the middle of the month and a rather cool end.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 0.74 °C above average. Following a slightly cool start, there was a very warm and mainly dry spell from the 5th to 13th although rain fell on the 12th and 13th. From the 14th temperatures returned to average although there were a few warmer days and nights
RAINFALL: 48.2 mm, 104% of site average. There were two dry spells of five days or more and most of the rainfall was concentrated on 4 days spread out from the 12th to 31st.
SUNSHINE: 168.2 hours, below average. The first half of the month was rather sunny but it became predominantly cloudy from mid month although there were some sunnier days in the last week. The end of the month brought in a very dull spell of weather.
Full monthly stats for May 2016.