Monthly Archives: July 2015

A chilly start

As we forecast yesterday the air pressure has risen to around the 1020mb mark and this will bring us a day of dry weather today.  That is good news for the majority of us but perhaps not such great news … Continue reading

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A full days play?

The surface air pressure in our area is now at classified as “high” at around 1016mb.  The good news is that, as the day passes, we can expect the air pressure to continue the “climb” upwards to 1020mb by the … Continue reading

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A change in fortune

We rise this morning to a much brighter weather picture and some sunny spells greet the start of the new day. As the day passes the air pressure will increase slowly from (approximately) 1008mb to 1016mb.  This increase will herald the … Continue reading

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More rain than average in July 2015

So far in July 2015 we have received 31.2% more rain than average for the month and there is still the chance of a few drops more today. The air pressure is beginning to rise but the low air pressure … Continue reading

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How much rain yesterday?

After yesterday’s “wash out”, when 13.2mm of rain fell on our area, today will see us receive far less precipitation.  So far today 1.6mm of rain has fallen and whilst we do have a 65% risk of further rain today … Continue reading

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Sunday showers

After yesterday’s very pleasant day, today returns to more cloud and rain.  A low pressure system that is based to the W of us is gradually pushing across the UK and will reach our area by around 09:00 hours.  We can … Continue reading

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The best for a while

Today sees a respite in the rain and, overall, we are in for  pleasant if, at times, a partly cloudy day today.  So far during July 50.6m of rain has fallen in our area which is about what we would expect … Continue reading

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Not a day to be on the SE Coast

A large system of rain cloud is making its way across the UK today.  The heaviest of the rain will be on the SE coast around the Brighton area but we will see some rain fall too. During the day … Continue reading

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Comparing today to last year

Today sees us wake up to a much brighter and fresher day.  The air temperature at approximately o6:30 hours was 11c and the overnight minimum was just into double figures at 10.6c (05:48 hours).  In 2013 and 2014 the minimum … Continue reading

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Humid today?

The jet stream is running across the UK from the Atlantic to the North Sea and this will bring with it more cloud to our area.  The cloud will be predominantly medium height.  The cloud will fragment a little from … Continue reading

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A bit breezier

After another humid night when the minimum temperature was 12.8c at 04:54 hours today sees us set up for another mild day. The air pressure will rise a little as the day passes to around 1011mb but the “closeness” of … Continue reading

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Not a bright start

It is a dull start this morning and there will be plenty of cloud around today.  It will, however, not be “wall to wall” cloud as we will see the generally medium height cloud bed fragment during the afternoon and early … Continue reading

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Don’t let the first impression put you off

2.6mm of rain had fallen in our area today by the time of my observations (07:41 hours) and there is a little more to come but, the good news is, not too much. The radar images show a further sliver … Continue reading

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Get up and get out

It is the first day, for many, of the school holidays and to celebrate the weather is going to be kind to us today in our area. Today we will see plenty of bright spells through partially cloudy skies and … Continue reading

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Last day of school weather

Today sees the last day of school for many but will the sun shine on the staff and pupils? The air pressure at 06:30 hours is continuing to reduce and the radar images are showing a few light rain clouds … Continue reading

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Air pressure change

Today has seen the overnight minimum temperature fall below 10c for the first time in a week.  Last night’s minimum temperature was 7.9c at 04:23 hours.  In 2013 we were in the middle of a very warm period with a … Continue reading

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Sounds a little better

The jet stream continues to make its journey from W to E across the UK but as the day passes its central position will head more towards the N and this will allow for some brighter spells to break through … Continue reading

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Rain so far this year

We have another humid day ahead of us due to the jet stream that is running W to E across the UK which is creating the cloud cover but as jet stream is, in the main, slightly above our area … Continue reading

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Off the Atlantic

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog we will be making our journey to work or school under the threat of rain.  We have already received 0.8mm of rain since midnight and there is a high risk (not less than 75%) … Continue reading

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Rain this morning?

Late last night and before the time of observations (07:52 hours) a total of 1.8mm of rain had fallen in the Hammerwich area (0.2mm last night, 1.6mm today). The radar images are showing that there are further light rain clouds … Continue reading

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