Monthly Archives: April 2014

Another mild day?

We will all rise this morning to a very grey and overcast sky.  We should, however, not let first impressions influence us because it is very mild outside with the temperature at 06:30 hours already near 12c. The cloud cover … Continue reading

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A grey start to the day

The radar images are currently showing (06:30 hours) that our area is shrouded in a layer of cloud and that, to the E of us, a system of light rain is working its way towards our area.  The system is … Continue reading

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Back to school weather

With most of the schools re-opening today the weather will certainly be kind to all the pupils, parents and staff making the journey in today. There is, however, slightly less certainty about the journey home. This morning will start off generally … Continue reading

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Take your hat.

Today will see that typical April weather of sunshine and showers.  It will, however, be a little cooler than the last few days due to the wind deriving from the ENE.   This wind direction will reduce the feel of … Continue reading

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Much more rain today?

Over the last few hours we have had 13mm (just over 1/2 inch) of rain fall in our area and there is still a little more to come.  The radar images are currently showing (approximately 06:30 hours) that the main … Continue reading

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Rain on its way?

Today starts off cloudy and, unfortunately, that is how it will remain for the majority of the day.  The air pressure is falling slowly and the relative humidity is high.  All this adds up to suggest an unsettled day. The … Continue reading

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Low pressure system continues to build

After an overcast start the remainder of today we will see the cloud fragment a little during the morning to allow for some brighter spells to break through.  These bright spells will help lift our top temperature up to around … Continue reading

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A bright start but will it last?

After yesterday’s early morning rain it is a pleasure to see the sun breaking through some thin cloud this morning.  For the early part of the morning this will remain the picture. As the day passes the cloud will begin … Continue reading

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Back to work Tuesday weather.

With many of us heading back to work today the good news is that we will not be missing out on too much glorious weather wise. The day will start off cloudy but mild.  At 06:00 hours the air temperature … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Monday Weather

It is a misty star to the Bank Holiday and the relative humidity is around a very humid 90% at 08:15 hours.  The temperature, however, is already near to double figures at 9.8c. The day will continue to be a … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Weather

As I write this blog at 09:00 hours the radar images are showing a band of rain cloud just skirting the northern edges of our territory.  This leaves us with a 45% chance of some rainfall this morning but, overall, … Continue reading

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Holiday Saturday Weather.

After yesterday’s glorious weather interlude today will not reach the same dizzy heights of “wall to wall” sunshine.  it will, however, be a dry day with some pleasant brighter spells.  The chance of any rain is only around 8%. The … Continue reading

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Good Friday Weather

Despite being in the midst of change, weather wise, today will be a very mild and pleasant day.  Today will be the best of the Bank holiday period.  The chance of any rain today is only around 5%. It will … Continue reading

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The change commences

Today sees the beginning of a change to our weather pattern towards a period of more cloud and unsettled weather.  The variation today, however, will be very subtle. The most noticeable feature of the day will be an increased level … Continue reading

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The theme continues

After a generally clear night there is a very light grass frost to contend with today (the temperature low was 2c) but the frost will all be gone by around 7:00-7:30 hours.  The good news is the day starts off … Continue reading

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Wall to wall

Today sees the day start of with a clear sky and the temperature around 2c (at 06:30 hours).  The good news is that the air pressure is high and is still rising.  For all of you teachers and school children … Continue reading

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Water your hanging baskets.

I hope you all enjoyed yesterday’s sunshine.  If you are on half term holiday or working outside today then you will some more bright spells mixed in with some occasional fragmented cloud.  The chance of any rain today is only … Continue reading

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Sun, sun shiny day.

If you have been thinking about going for a ride, a walk in the countryside, taking some outdoor photographs or working in the garden then today is certainly going to be a great day for it weather wise. The indicators of a … Continue reading

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Remaining dry?

Today will be another good day for getting those jobs done outside, going for a walk or even getting your bike out.  The good headline news is that it will be dry all day in our area. There is so … Continue reading

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NW wind

Today sees the day start off quite cloudy and with very little breeze. The day will, however, brighten up a little as it passes bringing us some sunny spells. Our top temperature today will be around 14c (yesterday’s top temperature … Continue reading

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