FEBRUARY 2017 - GENERALLY MILD AND RATHER DULL.
WEATHER: A mild and unsettled first week followed by a short cold and dry spell. Briefly sunnier and very mild in mid month but turning unsettled again; very wet and windy in the last week.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 1.6 °C above average. Both daytime and nighttime temperatures were above the site average despite a rather cold second week. There were no air frosts during February.
RAINFALL: 46.8 mm, 90% of site average. Although there were 17 days with precipitation recorded, the rain was generally light or short lived in nature. However the last week of the month accounted for half of the monthly total. Snow fell on two days but gave no significant ground covering.
SUNSHINE: 46.2 hours, well below average. The first 12 days of February were cloudy and very dull but the 13th - 24th was generally sunnier. The last few days turned rather cloudy and dull once more.
Full monthly stats for February 2017.