Weather watch

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Au­gust was cool and damp, ac­cord­ing to PA weath­er­man Nor­man Ped­grift.

The av­er­age tem­per­a­ture for the month was 14.2, com­pared to the av­er­age for Au­gust of 15.2C.

Rain­fall for the month was 85 mil­lime­tres, com­pared with the av­er­age of 65 mil­lime­tres.

Nor­man said: “There was no spell of what most of us would like to be­lieve is sum­mer.

“The best spell was over the last few days, by which time nights were be­gin­ning to chill.

“As with July, there were few days which were com­pletely dry.”

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