Monthly Archives: April 2013

High pressure for the last day of April

Today our area is covered by a simple system of high air pressure.  This means that the winds will be light and we will see some brighter spells. First thing this morning, as I write this post, we are already … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Spring like weather.

Yesterday we received 2.6mm of rain in our area which was, I am sure, really welcomed by our gardeners and farmers.  Today we can also expect to see light rain showers during the afternoon / early evening but it will not … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A little better news?

Another cloudy day for us today but there is some brighter news to report. The wind has now moved position and, for the morning at least, we will be receiving a slightly warmer breeze from the SW  (that’s the good … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two sweaters for the fielding side?

A very bright start to the day today but when you step out you will immediately notice the cool breeze that is accompanying the sunshine. Like yesterday our winds are deriving from the NW-NNW and are adding some wind chill effect … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winds from the NW.

In yesterday’s blog we discussed the position of the jet stream and, as forecast, this is bringing cooler winds from the NW to our area today. We will also see a mixture of sunshine, cloud and the risk of rain … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Relative humidity high.

A much cloudier day greets us this morning and this will be the picture for much of the remainder of the day. The jet stream (see image) is  still running across the UK but is now beginning the take an upwards … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cloudier today.

The jet stream is currently running across the UK in a West to East direction and this will bring mild temperatures but generally more cloudy conditions.  This is the kind of jet stream positioning we tend to experience during the summer. Overall … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s all in the Jet Stream.

The Jet Stream is now taking up a position running generally West to East across the country.  This will take a couple of days to settle but will mean that we will see more cloud as the days pass. For today, … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weather report for the 22 April 2013.

A bright start to the day but a complex low pressure system to the N of us is trying to push the high pressure system currently over our area S. Cloud cover will increase slighty during the morning and, through parts of the … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A change in the air.

First impressions of the weather this morning are very favourable with some watery sunshine breaking through a thin veil of cloud. We can expect this kind of condition to prevail for the rest of the morning.  The sunshine will help our top temperature rise … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On your bike!

The jet stream is currently riding above the above the UK (see image) and this positioning is allowing the northern climate to dominate our area.  A single high pressure system above our area also means that winds will be light.  A day … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A proper Spring day.

High pressure systems are now moving across the UK.  The good news is that the systems are far less complex and are made up of fewer points of pressure.  This means that the wind will become less “breezy” as the day passes. … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hold on to your hat!

As you will have no doubt noticed the day ended yesterday a little breezy and today will remain much the same.  We will not see the wind start to die down until later this evening. The average wind speed today … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A top temperature of 17c!

The radar images are currently showing a band of heavy rain is moving across the UK today.  The good news, however, is that the rain will be concentrated on areas to the North of our area.  We will see the chance of … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spring has sprung.

After some light overnight / early morning rain the clouds are already beginning to fragment allowing some sun to shine through. The radar images are still showing a slight threat (15%) of some rain showers early this morning but as the day passes … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Breeze still with us.

A mild and generally bright start to the day although there is still a good covering of cloud around.  This morning’s air temperature reading of nearly 10c at 06:30 hours would suggest that Spring has finally arrived, liked it and decided to stay  for … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When thoughts turn to Cricket

With the days looking a little brighter the summer sound of willow on leather warms any cricket fans heart.  I thought I would just tell you about a couple of local cricket tales neither of which I am old enough to remember!  … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bright and breezy.

A complex low pressure system is now moving across the country from W to E.  This is bringing us some bright spells this morning but also gusty winds.  The wind speed at the time of writing is around 14 mph and … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A bright start but then..?

First thing this morning is beautifully and you could easily be lead to believe we are set for a wonderful Spring day – unfortunately the evidence does not support this hope. Currently a low pressure system is moving across the … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The first rain since when?

Over the last 24 hours we have received 1.8mm of rain in our area.  Not really a significant quantity but it is the first precipitation we have seen in nearly 3 weeks (actually 20 days). A low pressure system is currently … Continue reading

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment