Monthly Archives: November 2015

St Andrew’s Day Weather

Today is St Andrew’s day, the patron saint of Scotland, but the 30 November was also a special day for all of us that went to the little school with the same name in the Birchills as we also had … Continue reading

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May need to hold on to your hat.

Today sees us start off with some early morning rain but the radar images are suggesting that this will clear during mid morning to leave us with a dry period until lunchtime.  We will then see further rain showers reach … Continue reading

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Good news and not so good news

Yesterday afternoon certainly became a bit damp and we can expect more of the same today.  The Met Office have also issued a severe weather warning for increased wind speeds in our area.  The current risk matrix shows that the … Continue reading

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Best in the morning

The air pressure is currently reducing rapidly and will continue to do so until mid afternoon when the barometer readings will be around 1004mb.  This change of air pressure also means that it will be a breezy day. The best … Continue reading

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Drizzly start first thing

Today, at the time of observation, saw steady light drizzly rain falling on our area. The rain radar images are showing a few more small clusters of drizzly rain cloud around first thing this morning but, on the whole, it … Continue reading

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See the “stream”

So far today (at approximately 06:30 hours)  we have received 1.8mm of rain and the radar images are showing that there are some further small clusters of rain cloud heading our way.  These rain systems may simply blow by but … Continue reading

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Warmer than yesterday.

The jet stream has now moved much closer to the UK and, in fact will be running across our island during the next 24 hours.  This will being us a period of less settled weather but it will be much milder … Continue reading

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A game of two halves.

Today, just the like the football pundits would say, is a game of two halves (well not exactly 50-50 but you will get the idea).  This morning will continue the theme from yesterday with light winds and cool temperatures.  By … Continue reading

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A change on Tuesday

The air pressure is rising slowly  (as I write this blog at around 07:34 hours) and by tomorrow morning it will have risen to around 1024mb.  High air pressure suggests that today will be generally dry but will remain cool. … Continue reading

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What a difference a week makes

Last night was our coldest of the month with a low 1.4c at midnight.  Thinking back to the beginning of the month we were enjoying top temperatures of around 15c and even a week ago the overnight low was 5c … Continue reading

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A breezy night

Today sees a transition on the weather pattern with the mild SW breeze giving way to colder air from the N-NW.  You may recall from my blog yesterday that this revised weather pattern is due to the jet stream moving … Continue reading

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Dig out your thermals

Today sees a slightly breezy and, in some rural places, misty start to the day.  The mist will soon disappear as the early morning passes. The radar images are showing a band of rain cloud passing across the UK roughly … Continue reading

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Straps on your hat?

I am pleased to inform you that there are no weather warnings issued for our area today and after last night’s blustery interlude today will seem like a relatively calm affair. There will still be some breeze around and the average … Continue reading

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Yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office

Today sees us start off relatively calmly with just some misty drizzle in the air and low, but not cold, air temperatures.  At 06:20 hours the air temperature was 6.1c which is very similar to the same time over the … Continue reading

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Monday 16 November – Weather Forecast

Yesterday was certainly a breezy day and today seems as if it wants to follow suit.  The points of air pressure do, however, widen a little this afternoon and this will see a slight reduction in the wind speeds.  Overall the … Continue reading

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Blustery breeze

It is a breezy start to the day today with the average wind speed around 10mph and gust speeds of around 25-30mph.  This level of breeze will remain with us for the majority of the day.  Care should be taken … Continue reading

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Is there a high risk of rain today?

This morning will start off with a high pressure system in our area but as the morning passes the air pressure will reduce from the WNW. This reduction in the air pressure will also herald the increased risk of rain … Continue reading

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Average for the time of year?

There is more of a chill in the air today and our top temperature will only reach around 8c.  Whilst this may seem cool after the double digit temperatures we have been experiencing lately today’s top temperature is what we … Continue reading

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Air pressure will reduce

The pressure charts are showing that a low pressure system, that is currently centred to the NNW of the UK, will be pushing slightly southwards during the today and this will see our air pressure reduce from 1020mb to around … Continue reading

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Armistice Day Weather 2015

It is going to be another breezy day although the wind will be bringing with it some mild air from the SW.  This mild air will help lift our top temperature up to around 15c. It will also be a … Continue reading

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