Monthly Archives: October 2014

Halloween weather.

Today starts off mild with the air temperature at 06:30 hours already above 15c.  The good news is, particularly if you want to do some jobs done outside or dey some washing, is that it will remain mild and dry … Continue reading

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10c warmer

Today will see the wind derivation eventually return towards the warmer southerly direction (SE-SW arc) and we can expect to see a day with some mild air temperatures.  These early mild temperatures coupled with high relative humidity and  low wind … Continue reading

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A change of direction

After the last couple of days very mild temperatures today sees some “normality” return as temperatures are below double figures for the first time in a few days.  This morning at 06:30 hours the  air temperature was 6.7c compared to … Continue reading

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Bright by day but……

The low air pressure system that was dominating the weather in the northern parts of the UK will be travelling into our area today.  The barometer is already clearly showing that the air pressure is falling slowly and it will … Continue reading

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North / South Divide

There is a very clear divide at the moment in the UK air pressure wise.  The north of the UK is in under a system of low pressure whilst the majority of England and Wales is sitting under a system … Continue reading

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Warmer than 2012.

GMT began early this morning and will remain with us until the 29 march 2015.  GMT really is the final reminder that we are now heading into the “darker” months. Today, however, will be a generally mild day with a … Continue reading

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On the right side

As we discussed in yesterday’s post the UK is clearly divided between low and high air pressure systems.  The good news is that we are on the high air pressure side which means some bright spells particularly this morning. This … Continue reading

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A pleasant weekend?

Today starts off a bit “damp and drizzly” first thing this morning although it is mild (13c at 06:30 hours).  This “dampness” in the air is confirmed by the high relative humidity percentage which stands, at the time of observations, … Continue reading

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Don’t put off until tomorrow

If you have some jobs to do outside then heeding the guidance of the old saying “don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today” would be a wise move. Whilst there is a low risk of some light … Continue reading

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After the storm

Yesterday’s low pressure system that introduced us to the ex-hurricane Gonzalo is now beyond our area and we are seeing a steady rise in the air pressure.  After yesterday’s 0-40 mph wind gust speeds today will all be a much … Continue reading

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Good morning Gonzalo.

Today sees our introduction to the ex-hurricane Gonzalo.  Whilst our wind speeds will be nothing like hurricane force we can certainly expect a strong breeze (around force 5-6) and gust speeds up to 40mph. The average wind speed today will be … Continue reading

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A changing picture?

Firstly, please accept my apologies for the slightly later than normal posting.  Some difficulties in the night have meant a slightly later start for me than normal today. The first thing that is immediately noticeable about today’s weather is the … Continue reading

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Leaves from the trees.

It was another mild night last night.  The minimum temperature reached was only just below 14c. Today will be a good day for getting out and about although it will be a little breezy.  The average wind speed will be … Continue reading

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Warmest night since July 2014.

A low air pressure system is siting across the UK but the jet stream is bringing warm air from the south-west (see jet stream image below) . Last night the lowest air temperature was 15.3c at midnight.  That was the warmest … Continue reading

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Very mild for the time of year.

A low pressure system is currency formed out to the W/SW of the UK at the moment and this will bring some generalised precipitation to our area later tonight.  The rain will reach our patch around 20:00 hours and will … Continue reading

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Good time to travel

The air pressure is currently reducing and the charts clearly show a low pressure system is well developed out to the W of the UK.  This means that we are set for some further unsettled weather. Today sees the risk … Continue reading

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Interesting jet stream postion at the weekend

The jet stream continues to form low pressure systems and this in turn brings some inclement weather to our area.  Today will not see any exception to this rule, however, if you want to  go out shopping or work outside … Continue reading

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It Helps Fill Chasewater

Further overnight / early morning rain made our 24 hours total in excess of 20mm.  This single 24 hour period was nearly as much rain as we received in the whole of September.  The rain will be a good and welcome … Continue reading

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Wind from the North

It will be a little damp under foot when we the rush hour begins this morning.  Already this morning some light rain has fallen in our area. The radar images are also showing that we can expect further light rain … Continue reading

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Misty morn

Today starts off with plenty of mist around and a low air temperature.  At 08:14 hours the air temperature was below 3c. The good news is that the mist will soon burn away as the day warms up and we … Continue reading

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