Monthly Archives: March 2015

A day out with the kids?

The air pressure continues to be provided by a complex system across the UK and this is creating a stiff breeze from a W-SW arc.  We can expect the average wind speed to be around 15mph with gusts speeds of … Continue reading

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Still breezy?

Today starts off a little cooler than yesterday at around 4c at 07:20 hours.  The overnight low was 3.7c at 03:14 hours.  We will, however, see the temperature reach a maximum of around 11c later in the day (yesterday’s top … Continue reading

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A typical BST welcome!

Welcome to British Summer Time.  I hope that you have remembered to put your clocks forward by one hour.  The journey home will now be made in more daylight for the next for months which is always a welcome sight. … Continue reading

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Best of the weekend?

The air pressure will be reducing steadily over the next 24 hours or so.  At the time of writing (approximately 08:00 hours)  the air pressure is around 1009mb but this will reduce to around 994mb by noon tomorrow. The falling air pressure … Continue reading

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Improving picture but for how long?

After yesterday’s wet and windy start today’s weather provides a much more gentle start to the day. As I write this blog at approximately 06:30 hours the air pressure is rising rapidly and this bodes well for the day. Today … Continue reading

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Some welcome rain

As you will have no doubt observed it has been a bit wet and windy during the early hours of today.  We have had around 6mm of rain fall in our area and there is a risk of further rainfall … Continue reading

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A frosty morning

A grass frost welcomed the day today. The temperature at around 06:30 hours was 0.9c and the overnight low at 04:49 hours was -0.3c.  The temperature, however, will steadily increase as the sun rises. Our top temperature today will be … Continue reading

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Another bright start but will it last?

Once again it is another bright and cool start to the day.  At 06:30 hours the air temperature was only 0.8c. Until mid morning we can expect to see see bright spells but the jet stream will begin to push … Continue reading

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Air pressure reducing on Monday, 23 March 2015

The morning sees a bright start to the day although there has been a slight frost.  The air  temperature reached a low of 1.6c at 04:16 hours this morning. We will continue to see some bright spells for a while, … Continue reading

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Walsall’s Cup Final Weather

Today sees Walsall Football Club play at Wembley Stadium for the first time in their history when they take on Bristol City in the final Of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.  For the 30,000 fans Walsall fans that are travelling to … Continue reading

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The day after the eclipse.

Today started off brightly but if you were not up and about at around 06:00 hours then you missed some of the best sunshine today. In general terms today will be a cloudy day. At the time of observations the … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring and The Solar Eclipse Weather

Today sees the seasonal first day of Spring and today we will also be able to witness a solar eclipse.  A partial solar eclipse will take place a 09:31 hours in our area.  This is the first solar  eclipse in … Continue reading

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Neil’s birthday weather.

Today will start off cloudy but as the day passes we will see some brighter spells develop.  These brighter spells are more likely t o appear during the afternoon when the leading edge of the jet stream, which is currently … Continue reading

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A proper Spring day

Today starts off with a grass frost and some cool air temperatures.  At 05:09 hours the thermometer reached a low of -0.8c. It will, however, be a generally bright start to the day with only a thin layer of cloud.  This … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Weather

It is a dull start to the day with a high risk of some light rain / drizzle until around mid morning.  As the day passes, however, the risk of rain reduces. The cloud will be of low to medium … Continue reading

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16 March 2015 weather report

For a consecutive day the jet stream continues to ride high above the UK and this means that we are set for another generally cloudy day.  The radar images are also showing that there are some bands of rain carrying cloud heading our … Continue reading

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Mother’s day weather

The jet stream is currently sitting above the northern reaches of the UK and this is allowing the mild air from the south to mix with the cool air from the NE to produce some low to medium height cloud. … Continue reading

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Cloudy but will it rain?

Thankfully, Friday the 13th passed by with only a few mishaps and we can now look forward to a weekend of rest and relaxation and for today, at least, the weather will help expand our choice of things to do. … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th weather …. it’s not all bad news.

We will all be making our journey to school or work in the rain this morning.  Already (at 06:30 hours) nearly 7mm of rain has fallen on our area and there is more to come during the morning. The good … Continue reading

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Stark contrast

It is a very dull and overcast morning that greets us and, unfortunately, that will be the general tone for the day. The good news is that it will be a mild day with a top temperature of around 12c … Continue reading

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