Monthly Archives: June 2013

Last day of June weather.

A warm but breezy day is ahead of us today.  With the extra heat and the wind we can also expect the pollen count to be high. By mid afternoon we can expect the temperature to reach around 22c.  This … Continue reading

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Bloxwich and Cannock Chase music festivals – Weather Forecast

Today see at least two major outdoor events in our region and along with all of the other regular weekend outdoor activities we are all looking towards the sky to see what weather we have in store. (For more information about … Continue reading

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Sun cream or sowester?

The jet stream continues to run down the UK and this is bringing some more rain to our area.  This morning the radar images are showing a large rain band moving across the country.  At times the band of rain will … Continue reading

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A change in the weather?

The jet stream will be running down the UK from NW and this will bring with it more cloud and the possibility of some rain showers. The radar images are currently showing that there are a large number of rain cloud … Continue reading

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High air pressure and high pollen count.

The air pressure has continued to rise over the last 24 hours and this is a sign that we should see some fair weather today. Couple this with the radar images that show plenty of fragmented cloud and I think … Continue reading

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The weather picture continues to improve.

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog the weather picture is continuing to improve from the situation we encountered over the weekend.  The air pressure is slowly rising and, as the day passes, we will see a simple air pressure system sitting over … Continue reading

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Better weather news

After yesterday’s rain (6.8mm) today will herald the start of a much more welcome weather pattern.  High air pressure is now dominant over our area and the barometer is rising rapidly. This can only bring better news! We will still … Continue reading

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Champions trophy weather #ct13

Today, at Edgbaston, the world championship final for 50 over cricket is being played at Edgbaston, Birmingham.  England are in the final and are due to play India but will the weather allow any play?  The answer is possibly. It … Continue reading

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Breezy weekend

A low pressure system is centred on the UK at the moment and this is bringing the gusty SW breeze we are encountering at the moment.  The strong breeze will probably remain with us throughout the weekend.  The average wind … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Weather

Today sees us reach the Summer Solstice.  This is the day when the daylight hours are at the maximum.  Somehow I think the general cloud base will prevent us from seeing too much of the sun. So far this morning … Continue reading

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Not a day for putting the washing out.

During the early hours of the morning 3mm of rain has fallen in our area and, as the day passes, we can expect to see some more rain showers of varying density. During this morning the rain clouds that delivered the … Continue reading

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Another warm day?

Once again high air pressure is dominating our area whilst the jet stream is running across the UK from the WSW.  This combination is bringing us some mild weather and a little cloud cover. This morning the cloud will remain … Continue reading

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A little warmer day.

High air pressure with a warm front will be acting upon our area and, as I explained via the GFS Ensemble model a few days ago, air temperatures will rise. This does not, however mean that we will have wall to … Continue reading

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Monday morning clouds.

As I write this blog (approximately 08:00 hours) very light rain is falling.  The radar images tell me this current band of rain cloud will be across our area until 11:00 hours.  Whilst it may not rain that entire period … Continue reading

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Father’s day weather

This morning we start off with some bright and sunny spells which are breaking through fragmented cloud cover.  Currently (08:45 hours) we have around 75% cloud cover which leaves a few “gaps” for the sun to break through. Noticeably the wind speed will … Continue reading

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Sunshine and showers.

A complex low air pressure system is centred on our area and this means that we are likely to feel a steady breeze throughout the day and also see some rain showers falling.  But there is some good news too….. During early … Continue reading

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More rain showers?

As I write this post (07:40 hours) the sun is streaming through the window, the sky is partially blue and the birds are singing.  On the face of it you would think that we are in for a lovely day.  Sadly, … Continue reading

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Some sunshine but showers too?

Today starts off with some bright spells although it is a little breezy outside.  The average wind speed today will be around 8-10mph and from the SW-WSW although some gusts could reach 30-35mph.  The breeze is with us because we are currently in a … Continue reading

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Cloudy and mild but will it rain?

The jet stream (see image below) is bringing warm air from the mild SW.  Last night this help maintain the minimum temperature in double figures (minimum temperature 13.1c at 02:07 hours).  This warm air will help create cloud and eventually bring precipitation. … Continue reading

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Chance of rain today?

A low air pressure system is currently (07:40 hours) moving across the UK from the WSW corner.  This system is bringing a band of rain cloud with.  Currently the rain cloud is above our area and we should expect to … Continue reading

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