Monthly Archives: June 2015

Glory, glory

The last day of June will go out with some glory today as the air temperature will soar to around 25-26c (feels like 28c).  There will be very little cloud around to filter the sun and so it will also … Continue reading

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The warm up act

Today “takes the stage” as the warm up act for the next two days when, on those days, the air temperature will be at their highest for the week with a peak on Wednesday of around 30c. Today will see … Continue reading

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Pollen relief

As discussed in my report yesterday light rain has been falling in our area from the early hours although there is no real accumulation.  At the time observations (07:47 hours) the rainfall for the day measured at 1.6mm. The radar images show … Continue reading

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Garden party weather?

Today sees the air pressure rising for the majority of the day from 1017mb to around 1020mb.  This movement indicates that we are set for some fine and stable weather today. If you are planning a barbecue or garden party … Continue reading

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Athletics weather?

Today sees many schools taking part in a large regional athletics event so today’s weather is very important to the organisers and the children taking part. It will be a generally cloudy, humid and warm day.  Our top temperature will … Continue reading

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Talk of a Spanish Plume

There is every indication that today is going to be warm although there will still be some cloud around to temper the top temperature.  At 06:30 hours this morning the air temperature was around 13.5c and we can expect the … Continue reading

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Plenty of cloud to start the day

There is plenty of cloud around this morning but the radar images and other instruments are showing very little threat of rain from it.   The barometer, in particular, is  showing steady high surface air pressure  at 1019mb.  The steady … Continue reading

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On the up.

The air pressure at 06:30 hours was rising slowly and a look at the pressure charts show that this trend will continue throughout the day until we reach  around 1020mb (from 1017mb). This is a good indication that we are … Continue reading

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A cloudy start to the day.

Today sees the air pressure reducing slightly as the day passes (minimum around 1009mb) and this reduction in pressure will increase the risk of some rain showers to around 65%.  The predominance of rain will be to the East and South of … Continue reading

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Father’s day weather

After yesterday’s rainy interlude today sees us “enjoy” a much milder and drier day.  The good day is there is only a 10% risk of any rain.  Yesterday a total of 7.8mm of rain fell in our area. The jet stream (and … Continue reading

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A rain interlude

Today sees us start the day with some light rain and the radar images are showing scattered light rain cloud patterns across our area for much of the day.  Many of the rain clouds will simply blow by but there … Continue reading

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T20 weather tonight?

  Today starts off mild once again with the air temperature remaining around the 10c mark throughout the night.  The lowest temperature achieved overnight was 9.4c at 05:38 hours.  If you are heading to see the Birmingham Bears v Leicestershire … Continue reading

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A day outside?

The air pressure is on the rise today and the jet stream will take a course that sees it running from the  NW to roughly the SE.  This course means that our area will be dominated, in general, by the more northern … Continue reading

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Will I need to water tonight?

  There is a slight change taking place today as the air pressure reduces to around 1020mb from around the peak of 1024mb yesterday. This is due to a low pressure system to the north pushing slightly south. The jet … Continue reading

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A mild night

  After a very mild night when the air temperature’s lowest point was 12c at 02:34 hours  we wake to find a cloudy day. This cloud is due to two aspects combining.  A warm southerly wind is  meeting the jet … Continue reading

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After the weekend weather

The new week starts off with high surface pressure across our region and the good news is that, as the day passes, we can expect to see the barometer reading to increase from 1021.5mb to 1024mb . We were very lucky … Continue reading

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Cosford air show and Ironman 2015 weather

  Overall nearly 16.5mm of rain fell in our area yesterday but today, with IronMan 2015 and the Cosford Air Show taking place then we could do with better weather than we encountered yesterday and that is what we are … Continue reading

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In need of an arc to see Elton?

By o7:15 hours this morning nearly 10mm of rain (9.8mm) had fallen in our area since this rainy session began (2.2mm last night and 7.6mm this morning). The radar images are clearly showing that further rain will fall onto our … Continue reading

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A weather word of warning.

Today sees us enjoying another warm t day but it is important that we look beyond our area to understand the full story. To the south of us and, in particular, the SE and S coast of the UK will see temperatures … Continue reading

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Some good and bad weather news.

Very slowly the air pressure continues to reduce and today we will see the reduction go from 1023mb to around 1016mb by the end of the day.  The good news is that this level of pressure is still high and … Continue reading

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