Monthly Archives: July 2013

The good and the bad.

Light rain is falling as I write this blog and, after reviewing all of the radar images, it would appear that we will see plenty more spells of rain today. We certainly have seen the good and the bad weather … Continue reading

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Low pressure again.

Once again a complex low pressure system is sitting above our area and, like yesterday, we can expect some changeable weather. First thing this morning we can expect to see some bright spells with some good periods of bright sunshine.  … Continue reading

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Low pressure again.

A complex low pressure system continues to dominate over our area and this, once again, means that we will have a mixed bag of weather. This morning in particular (but also throughout) the day we will see some bright spells breaking through … Continue reading

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Feast or famine

Yesterday saw 25.2mm of rain fall in our area whilst since 00:01 hours today another 15mm has already wet the sodden area.  Feast or famine seems to have been the order of the day during July 2013 when we consider the rainfall. … Continue reading

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Local events weather.

Today there are at least two major events taking place in the Hammerwich area.  Firstly, the “Hammers” cricket team take on the local “big city boys” from Lichfield whilst a few hundred yards down the road the Hammerwich Hall Residential and … Continue reading

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Mild but pleasant.

At the moment a low pressure is sitting out to the west of the UK and this has delivered some inclement weather to our area over the last few days.  For today, however, the system will not adversely affect us … Continue reading

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Early morning shower.

This morning has already seen some rain with 1.4mm falling in our area during the early hours.  The first rain system is heading towards the east at the time of observation (06:35 hours) and will have cleared our area by … Continue reading

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After the storm.

After yesterday’s heavy rain when 31.2mm of rain fell in the Hammerwich area and inevitably, flooded the railway bridge the weather today will be a lot calmer today. We will still have some cloud but this cloud will fragment from time to time … Continue reading

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Rain!!!!

It will have been hard not to have noticed the early morning rain falling in our area.  If, however, you did sleep through the thunder and rain around 12.4mm of rain has already fallen today with more to come.  The radar images are clearly … Continue reading

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Misty Monday.

This morning there is  plenty of mist lying around our area and in some parts this may even be dense enough to be classed as fog.  The relative humidity is very high (currently at 92%) and, therefore, it will be … Continue reading

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Humid day.

Today will start off cloudy and cloud cover will remain with us for a large proportion of the day by varying amounts.  Whilst there is a slight (around 10%) chance of some light drizzle this morning I expect the day to … Continue reading

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A little respite

Today we will see a slight moderation in the weather although it will still be a pleasant day. The air temperature today will not reach the highs of earlier in the week or even yesterday’s top temperature of 28.9c (reached … Continue reading

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Last day at school weather

Yesterday, in Hammerwich, the top temperature once again tipped oer the 30c mark when at 15:03 hours my weather station recorded an air temperature of 30.8c. Today will be another warm and bright day, however, the jet stream is now … Continue reading

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Another scorching day?

In our area we have only received 2.6mm of rain this month and today will not do anything to change this statistic. After yesterday’s scorching top temperature of 30.6c recorded by my weather station at 15:39 hours our farmers, gardeners … Continue reading

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How long since it last rained?

Yesterday saw our area reach a maximum temperature of 27.4c at 15.54 hours and overnight the minimum temperature reached was 15.8c at 03:25 hours. I think we can safely say are in a warm spell! Today will follow a similar … Continue reading

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More sunshine?

The air pressure remains high and a single system above our area. This means that today we will have another day of bright sunshine, elevated temperatures and only a slight breeze. Our top temperature today will be similar to yesterday … Continue reading

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Sunshine continues?

After a beautiful weekend it is now back to work. For some this will the week that their children break up from school. The good news is that the sun will be shining again today and so sports days and … Continue reading

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Summer continues

After yesterday’s scorching weather today will provide a small respite as it will be a degree or two cooler! Today will start off partly cloudy and some of this cloud may hang around during the day. This will not however, … Continue reading

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Phew, what a scorcher!

I thought I would use the headline before the Sun did! (Unless they have already). Today will be a warm day. Our top air temperature today will be 28-29c and overnight the minimum will reach around 14c.  As is our usual … Continue reading

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Warm weekend ahead?

The jet stream is maintaining its very kind path for us weather wise by riding above the UK.  I have looked ahead seven days and, at the moment, the jet stream seems to still be in a similar position and … Continue reading

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