The mean temperature finished 6.1C, that’s 0.7C above average, the mildest for 3 years.
Rainfall was below average: 127mm fell, that’s 87 per cent of average and the driest for two years.
Sunshine was well above average: 211.6 hrs is 126 per cent over average, the sunniest for seven years.
The warmest day of the winter occurred on December 30th with 14.2C recorded. The warmest night was on January 28th when the temperature fell to just 10.8C.
The wettest day of the winter occurred on January 2nd when 15.3mm was recorded.
Snow first fell on 5 days between January 22 and February 1st: five days of snow falling and two days of snow lying over the three months is below average.
There were 29 air frosts during the three months, seven above the 1981-2010 average.
Summary for period 01/12/2018 to 28/02/2019