Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Eve Weather 2012

The year’s weather ends in our area as a breezy affair.  This morning, as I make my observations, wind gusts of 39mph are being recorded.  The average speed is hovering around 10-11mph. The breezy weather will remain with us for the remainder of the day although … Continue reading

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Bright start.

A bright start greets us this morning.  It a pleasant sight to see the sun after days of grey skies and plenty of rain.  Yesterday another 10.4mm of rain fell on our area bringing the month total to 131.8mm (nearly … Continue reading

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A day to stay indoors?

The jet stream is currently heading southward before veering sharply back north-east and across the UK.  This is creating a low pressure system (containing rain) out to the SW of us which is heading across the UK as I write this blog.  Within … Continue reading

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Guess what – it’s raining!

For the seventh day in a row we are waking to rainfall.  Over the month, so far, we have had just over 121mm (4.75 inches) of rain fall in our area.  It is little wonder that the roads have so … Continue reading

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Weather – A gift from Wales.

Today many will be making their way back to work after the christmas holidays whilst other will be out shopping for “bargains” and groceries.  Both, however, will be see the likelihood of some rain on their travels. Currently a band … Continue reading

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Boxing day weather

As we get up on this Boxing day morning we are greeted with thinner cloud that will occasionally allow some winter sunshine to break through.  This will, however, will not be the case all day. This afternoon cloud will increase as a … Continue reading

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Christmas day weather

First of all let me wish all of the readers of this blog and very Merry Christmas!  Yesterday another 11.5mm of rain fell in our area bringing the monthly total to 101.6mm.  The fields are now very sodden and the … Continue reading

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