Monthly Archives: August 2013

A pleasant end to the month

A new weekend, the end of the month but still some nice weather to see us through the day.  It is certainly a day to get out and about but it will not be quite as warm as recent. Cool … Continue reading

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Lighting up time

A bright start greets the day and with the daylight hours getting shorter it is nice to make use of every sunlit hour..  The sun is taking longer to rise now and is certainly going to “bed” earlier.  The official sunset … Continue reading

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School holiday weather

As we head towards the end of the school holidays I think that we can say, on reflection, that the weather has been kind this year and allowed the children plenty of opportunity to get outside and play. Today will … Continue reading

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Dull start.

This morning brings some dense cloud cover over our area and this brings with it a dull start and a sense that Autumn must be near. The day will, however, brighten up as the day passes and we will see … Continue reading

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Misty morning.

When you open the curtains this morning you will see that our area is covered with patches of mist.  The good news is that this mist will not last long as the sun will soon burn it away. By mid morning … Continue reading

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A Bright Bank Holiday?

Today will start off with a general covering of cloud and this cloud will stay with us until around 11:00 hours.  Thereon the cloud will begin to break up and thin and we will be left with a bright and pleasant … Continue reading

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On the up.

The jet stream is still helping create plenty of cloud for parts of the day although we will see some brighter spells too this afternoon.  The good news is that the air pressure is continuing to rise, albeit slowly. As … Continue reading

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Wind from the NW

Today brings a change in the wind direction.  For the whole day the wind will be bringing cooler air down from the NW.  The average wind speed will be around 8mph.  This wind direction, along with the cloud cover, will … Continue reading

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Humidity high.

Last night, I am sure you noticed, was very warm and humid.  The minimum temperature was 13.6c and the relative humidity has remained around 85%. This morning we will see some bright spells breaking through the clouds and this will … Continue reading

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Typical pattern.

We have now fallen into a bit of a regular pattern with the weather.  Cloudy to start the day, some bright spells and as the day begins to cool the risk of a shower increases.  This is a typical pattern when … Continue reading

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More cloud

There will be a little more cloud around today and this is due to the jet stream becoming a little fragmented as it passes over the UK. The outcome will be a generally mild day with a top temperature of … Continue reading

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Jet stream pushing north.

The jet stream is beginning to push northwards and this means that whilst Scotland and the north of England will see some rain our are will remain dry as the southern climate dominates our area below a high pressure system … Continue reading

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A good steady day – weather wise.

Today will be a good day for sending the kids out to play, putting the washing out or going for a walk in the countryside.  The reason for my optimism is that the air pressure is rising rapidly, there is only … Continue reading

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Bright and breezy.

The key feature of today, weather wise, will be the steady breeze.  This breeze, initially blowing from the SW, will remain will us or the majority of the daylight hours.  We can expect the wind gust speed to be around 10-12 mph … Continue reading

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Weather wise – Not a great day.

Today is not going to be a great day, weather wise, for the majority of the UK.  A large band of rain is moving across the country and this widespread precipitation will be falling in most areas by the early afternoon.  … Continue reading

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A soggy start at V Festival

For those travelling to the V Festival this morning the weather cannot bring much cheer as those camping will be setting up their tents upon soggy ground.  This morning has seen around 15 mm of rain having fallen already (06:37 hours). The … Continue reading

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Increased cloud later.

The jet stream is running across the UK today from west to east and this will bring with it cloud and the increased risk of rain. The radar images are showing that rain carrying clouds remain in our area throughout … Continue reading

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Bright start but…..

First thing this morning our area will see plenty of bright spells with blue skies but as the day passes the picture will change as cloud moves in from the west. During the day the cloud cover will become more of … Continue reading

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Lots of cloud cover.

A thick layer of thin cloud is covering our area as I write this post (06:45 hours) although the sun is just able to break through and bring some brighter spells.  This is a great indication of what we have … Continue reading

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Meteor weather watch

Similarly to yesterday the jet stream is maintaining a position that is running across the UK.  The jet stream today is , however, pushing colder air from the NW into the country and this will bring some rain to the … Continue reading

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