Today was a recently decent day here overall in Edinburgh and in the end, a total of 8.9 hours of sunshine was recorded for today at Edinburgh Gogarbank.
This means that a total of just 16.0 or more hours of sunshine now need to be recorded there between now and the end of this month in order for this month to go down as being sunnier than average there and there are still another 5 days left of this month after today.
There was a few showers around during this afternoon and evening which resulted in a total of 1.8 mm of rain being recorded at Edinburgh Gogarbank, but these showers failed to register at all at the botanic gardens in Edinburgh.
Today was also warmer than expected, and only slightly cooler than of late with a maximum temperature of 20.3°C at Edinburgh Gogarbank.
Meanwhile, the temperature at 10pm BST (21:00 UTC) this evening was around 12°C here in Edinburgh.