Last month was the dullest September in 20 years, the latest Met Office figures show.
At the Met Office’s base at Ronaldsway, statistics show it was a ‘fairly average’ September – except for the lack of sunshine.
There were only 109 hours of bright sunshine recorded, 21 per cent below normal.
The average temperature measured 13.6C, close to the long term mean.
The warmest day was September 2 with a maximum temperature of 19.3C.
While the lowest air temperature of 7.5C was recorded on the morning of September 18 when the temperature on the ground fell to 0.3C, nearly the first ground frost of the season.
Rainfall at Ronaldsway totalled 64.4mm, a little below the September mean of 74.9mm.
The wettest day was September 6 when 30.5mm fell, almost half last month’s total.
The average wind speed measured 13.8mph, slightly above the long term mean of 12.9mph.
The strongest winds were recorded on September 15 and 16 with the highest gust of 51mph being recorded in the early hours of the 16th.
There were four days when fog was observed at Ronaldsway but no hail or thunder was recorded.