MARCH 2015 - A DRY BUT OTHERWISE UNEXCEPTIONAL MONTH.
The first 12 days were dry, sunny and mild for the most part. The middle part of the month was rather cloudy, cool and less settled despite an anticyclonic flow persisting. The month turned milder and sunnier once more in the last week although still unsettled, the last 4 days of March were very windy.
TEMPERATURE: 0.03 °C above average monthly mean. Very moderate temperatures prevailed with no notable cold or mild daily extremes. There were 2 air frosts. The year so far has not yet seen a high of 15 °C.
RAINFALL: 26.4 mm, 59% of average. 10 days with rainfall and of those 8 with >= 1.0 mm. A rather dry first half of March with the majority of the rainfall falling from the 17th onwards. There was no snowfall but one day with hail.
SUNSHINE: c. 117 hours, just barely above average. A very sunny first 12 days but a cloudy period in the middle of the month before becoming sunnier from the 23rd. 2 days without any sunshine in the month.
Full monthly stats for March 2015.