Monthly Archives: April 2015

Rain in Spain

Yesterday saw 2.8mm of rain fall in our area but today is starting off much brighter and dry.  The day will continue with variable amounts of cloud cover allowing for some further bright spells. The radar images do show that … Continue reading

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Is that rain?

As we spoke about yesterday the jet stream has created a low pressure system across our area and that has helped develop some rain cloud.  This morning, at the time of observation (06:30 hours), 1.2mm of rain had fallen in … Continue reading

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Cut in half

The UK is cut in half today as the jet stream runs across the south and up to our area.  This transpires in increasing the air pressure in our part of the UK slightly and bringing cool wintry weather the … Continue reading

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See the weather change

A grass frost  and a clear bright sky greets us this morning.  (The air temperature reached a “low” of 0.8c at 06:05 hours). The air temperature is, however, gradually increasing and although it will be a bright morning it will … Continue reading

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Jet stream set in the south

The jet stream is set beyond the south of the UK and this positioning will bring some rain in Portugal and Spain but, for today in our area, we will see the early general cloud cover fragment to around 40% to bring us … Continue reading

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A cricketer’s conundrum

Today sees low air pressure now becoming firmly embedded in our area but it is very mild although the breeze is brisk. The radar images are showing that there are plenty of small rain showers dotted around but they do … Continue reading

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Air Pressure On The Slide

Today sees, for the first day for quite a while, a low air pressure system move into our area. By the end of the day the air pressure will be around 1004mb and by noon tomorrow around 1000mb.  Regular readers … Continue reading

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Sunshine sandwich

Today sees the air pressure continue to reduce slowly.  Yesterday the air pressure was at 1034mb and today, at approximately the same time in the day, the air pressure is at 1022.7mb and it is still reducing slowly. That said … Continue reading

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Reducing pressure

Today sees another fine start with the air pressure above 1034mb.  This high air pressure will help bring us another dry day with plenty of bright spells. Our top temperature today will be around 16c and overnight the minimum temperature … Continue reading

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High air pressure but for how long?

Today, once again, sees high air pressure dominating our area and this means that we are set for another fair day but how long will the good weather last? The high pressure will remain with us throughout the day and will … Continue reading

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A frosty start but…..

As I advised yesterday it got a little cool overnight.  The lowest temperature was 1.3c at 03:52 hours and this morning we have a covering of a light ground frost to greet us. The barometer is showing that the air … Continue reading

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As good as yesterday?

After yesterday’s glorious afternoon I can’t really promise anything quite so good.  it will, however, be a mild day, with some bright spells although it will be a lot cloudier than yesterday.  We will still the odd bright spell but the … Continue reading

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Make hay.

If you have made plans to take a walk, ride or work in the garden then today will not disappoint you. The jet stream is now predominantly sitting above the UK . The current position is creating a NE-ENE breeze … Continue reading

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Weather prospects for the weekend?

Today sees the jet stream position  a little more less defined than of late with “strands” of the jet stream sitting on either side of the UK.  This leads us to a partly cloudy day with mild temperatures.  The good … Continue reading

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A little cloudier

The jet stream starts the day off running across the northern parts of England today before it moves to a more southerly position.  This movement will bring some stable high air pressure in our area but more consistent cloud cover.   … Continue reading

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Not a bad attempt

After yesterday’s glorious spells of sunshine today has a lot to live up to.  The news is that it will make a good attempt but not quite make it. The jet stream is currently pushing down the UK from north … Continue reading

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Back on familiar ground

Today sees the jet stream firmly positioned to the north of the UK and this means that we see a return of the fine weather we enjoyed this time last week. The day will start of cloudy but mild with … Continue reading

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A considerable change

After yesterday’s breezy and wet day today sees a considerable change in the weather. The air pressure is now back at a high level and the jet stream is heading back towards the northern reaches of the UK.  This means that, … Continue reading

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Driving hazards possible

The jet stream is now pushing across the centre of the UK, the air pressure charts are showing that the isobars are narrowly spaced and the barometer is (at 08:30 hours) showing that the air pressure is reducing rapidly. All … Continue reading

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But now for a brief change

As I have been explaining to readers over the last few days the jet stream is now running almost W to E across the UK.  This movement southward created a low pressure system which in turn has delivered some rain to … Continue reading

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