Monthly Archives: September 2014

Most rain since August.

Yesterday around 9mm of rain fell in out area and that was the most rain we had received in a single day since the 25 August 2014. We do have a further 30% risk of some showers later this evening … Continue reading

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Sticky night

After a very warm and sticky night we are set for another unseasonably warm day, but is so unusual?  Last night our minimum temperature was 14.7c (same reading at approximately 06:30 hours). Whilst this is not too dissimilar to 2010 … Continue reading

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Weather and gardening tips

Looking around the weather webcams in the Midlands region shows that the cloud base is still pretty much in place although, today, it does not seem as dense as it did yesterday.  This thought is confirmed by the satellite images … Continue reading

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Sunshine in Salop?

Today, once again, starts off a little cloudy but despite the cloud we only have a 17% chance of rain this morning.  This risk will diminish during the afternoon to around 10%.  The satellite images are currently (08:15 hours) showing … Continue reading

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What’s the jet stream position?

The jet stream continues to ride in the norther parts of the UK.  This will bring rain to the Scotland and Norther England but, in our area, we will have another generally dry day with only a 10% chance of … Continue reading

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Low pressure to the North

There is a complex system of low pressure to the north of the UK at the moment and it is bringing inclement weather to Scotland and parts of Northern England. This system, however,  is being kept at bay from our … Continue reading

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Rain dance!

As I write this post (at approximately 06:30 hours) gentle rain is falling.  So far today around 2mm of rain has fallen in our area and this adds to the 1mm that fell last night.  This will hardly help fill … Continue reading

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Autumnal weather?

Yesterday saw the first day of Autumn 2014 and today will try to live up to its “tag” by trying to behave in an appropriate Autumnal manner. The day will see a couple of subtle changes to the weather pattern … Continue reading

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Lowest since May

This morning has seen the temperature “dip” to the lowest since around  early May 2014.  At 05:32 hours the thermometer reading was 5.2c.  Tonight will also see temperatures at a similar level to last night as the high pressure system, … Continue reading

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Scarecrow Festival Weather.

After yesterday’s day of cloud and drizzle today is going to be one of complete contrast. High air pressure is sitting above our area and (at the time of observation) is continuing to rise.  This clearly indicates some fine and … Continue reading

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A year on.

Today will be a bit of a cooler day with temperatures very similar to those we encountered a year ago. The day will start off cloudy and it will remain that way for the majority of the day.  There is … Continue reading

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Risk of thunder?

Today sees another humid start to the day and there may even some mist about in places.  In parts of Britain (particularly in the South West and parts of Somerset) some periods of heavy rain have been received. The remnants … Continue reading

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Warmest day?

Another cloudy and humid start to the day begins our day today.  The good news is, however, that today will see our temperature reach a peak for the week. The day will be another partly cloudy affair and this will bring … Continue reading

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Nearly twice as warm

It is a very mild start to the day although there will be some dew on the grass and cars this morning as the relative humidity is high.  At the time of observation the air temperature was 15c.  At 06:33 … Continue reading

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Shades on

After yesterday morning’s period of fine drizzle today will start of cloudy but we will see some improvement as the morning passes. Once again we will find some dew and maybe a little dampness in the air first thing in … Continue reading

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Rain on the radar

It is a bit of a dull start to the day and the wind, although light, will be bringing with it cool winds from a N-NE direction.  This will make it a cool journey if you are walking or cycling … Continue reading

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Weather report 14 September 2014

Following our now familiar pattern the day will start off with some developed cloud cover and little morning dew. As the day passes the jet stream will continue to move southwards and this will create additional isobar pressure points (high … Continue reading

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Misty on the Mynd

The jet stream is currently still riding above the UK and this is helping bring some high pressure to our region.  Today will see a slight increase in the air pressure by a couple of points or so.  The chance … Continue reading

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What time is sunrise?

The sunrise this morning is at 06:36 hours and on looking out of the window there is far more of a general cloud cover than we have seen for a few days.  On first impressions it looks a dismal day – but … Continue reading

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Jersey top of the charts.

Today, once again, started off with a little light mist although this will soon burn away.  Despite the recent good spell of weather there are some real signs, particularly, with the leaf fall, that Autumn is not too far away. Today, … Continue reading

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