Monthly Archives: May 2015

A bright start to a Monday morning

The air pressure has reduced overnight and continues to do so today.  This is due to the jet stream working across the northern reaches of the UK.  The further north you travel through the borders and Scotland the more likely … Continue reading

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What risk of rain?

High air pressure is set to remain above our area all day today and although it will reduce from 1021.6mb to around 1016mb by later this evening this will not bring any real threat of rain to our area.  (Maximum … Continue reading

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Typical temperature

Today sees a slightly breezy start to the day but the wind is bringing good news.  The air pressure is rising rapidly and it is the air pressure change that is creating the wind.  The increase in air pressure, however, … Continue reading

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The morning after

Today sees the morning after the General Election and the weather today will, in some ways, mimic the fortunes of the various candidates.  Sunny for some, damp for another set and stormy for the final group. This morning will start … Continue reading

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Election Day Weather

After the rain and high winds that we have encountered over the last couple of days today’s Election Day weather will provide plenty of opportunity to “pop out” and vote without the fear of getting a soaking or blown away.  The … Continue reading

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Any more rain?

I cannot bring any news of great weather improvement for today as a low air pressure system continues to dominate in our area. This will bring further rain showers to add to the 0.4mm early morning rain that had fallen … Continue reading

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Watered the plants

As we discussed in yesterday’s post rain began to fall around 21:00 hours and by the time of these observations ( o6:24 hours) 11.4mm of rain had been deposited on our area.  7.2mm of the rain has fallen today.  That … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Monday Weather (4-5-2015)

Today starts off very bright and the air pressure is rising rapidly although it is still only just above 1000mb and is, therefore, still considered to be low air pressure. The jet stream is sitting on the southern coast of … Continue reading

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Bank holiday Sunday weather

The day has certainly started off with plenty of rainfall.  By approximately 08:00 hours 10.2mm of rain had fallen in Hammerwich in the day and 10.8mm in the last 24 hours. The radar images are showing that most parts of … Continue reading

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Bank holiday Saturday weather

Today starts off cloudy and will remain so for the remainder of the day.  The jet stream is currently moving “up” the UK from the south coast and this will bring with it some milder air and an increased risk … Continue reading

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1st of May weather.

The jet stream is “sitting” on the southern coast of the UK today and this will help create more general cloud cover and a cool breeze in our area today. The cloud will be generally low to medium in height and … Continue reading

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