APRIL 2013 - A MONTH OF CONTRASTS
A cold and snowy/wet start to the month dominated by NE winds, becoming warmer, drier and sunnier after the 13th.
TEMPERATURE: 0.8 °C below average monthly mean. April 4th was COLDEST APRIL DAY in site records. Three air frosts in the month but some rather warm days from the 14th onwards although often tempered by cooling winds.
RAINFALL: 68% of average
14 days with precipitation, 2 of them with snow but snow did not settle..
SUNSHINE: c. 90% of average. A much more normal month for sunshine than preceding dull four months. 2 days with no sunshine, 5 days with > 10 hours of sunshine.
Full monthly stats for April 2013.