SEPTEMBER 2015 - COOL AND WET BUT FAIRLY SUNNY.
WEATHER: Unsettled start, becoming drier for a few days. Very wet in mid month then returning to settled conditions in the last week. Cool throughout.
TEMPERATURE: 1.52 °C below average monthly mean. Coolest September since 1994 and 3rd coldest in site records. Both daytime and nighttime temperatures were cool throughout almost the whole month. 20 °C was only reached on two days.
RAINFALL: 78.0 mm, 153% of average. A rather dry start with the exception of the 1st. A very wet spell of weather from the 14th - 22nd accounting for 90% of the month's rainfall. The last week of the month was dry except for the 24th. 14 rain days with highest daily fall of 18.6 mm on the 16th.
SUNSHINE: c. 152 hours, slightly above average. The first 5 days of September were rather dull and the sunshine total remained well below average to the 24th. A rather sunny final few days of the month lifted the final total just above average.
Full monthly stats for September 2015.