Monthly Archives: December 2015

Min and max temperatures for 2015.

Firstly, can I take this opportunity to thank all of my readers of this daily blog for their support in 2015.  Your comments and encouragement are much appreciated – thank you. Overall it has been a generally mild year.  The … Continue reading

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Storm Frank reaches town

The low pressure system we have been talking about over the last few days will reach us today (see image below).  These low pressure condition will create Storm Frank .  Although the problems caused by the storm will be greater in the … Continue reading

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Weather news – make the most of today

During the daylight hours today will continue with the mild weather theme that we enjoyed yesterday.  It is also likely that we will see some brighter spells through thin or fragmented low to medium height cloud. Later tonight will see … Continue reading

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A good weather day to get outside.

Today will bring us one of the best days of the week and so if you have any plans to do some jobs outside then today would be a good day to tackle them. Although the barometer is showing that … Continue reading

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Calm before the storm?

Today sees the air pressure rising and we are set for a mild day.  Our top temperature will be around 11c and overnight the minimum air temperature will be around 8c.   Interestingly the air temperature will be at its … Continue reading

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Boxing Day 2015 weather

Today is going to be a very mild but often breezy day with the UK generally split into a north / south divide.  The areas just north of Stoke on Trent will see plenty of rain whilst the further south you … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2015 weather

Firstly, let me take this opportunity to thank all of the readers of this blog and very happy and peaceful Christmas.  Thank you for your support during the year. This morning’s radar images show that the jet stream is running … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2015 weather

It is a very breezy start to Christmas Eve 2015 and the radar images are showing that a large band of rain is moving W towards our area.  The rain will reach us early morning and we can expect showers and … Continue reading

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Best weather day to run those errands

Despite the tight positioning of the isobars which will create another breezy day today will see a predominantly dry day. At the time of observation the radar images are showing a few small clusters of rain cloud moving across the … Continue reading

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Back to breezy

It is a mild but breezy start to the day as the low pressure system moves across the UK. Fortunately the wind will be deriving from the SW so this will bring with it some warmer air. Our top temperature … Continue reading

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It was a lot colder in 2010

This morning is the coolest it has been since the 13 December , however, the air temperature, at approximately 06:30 hours, was still above average at 6.3c.  The last few years have been equally mild but in 2010 the air temperature … Continue reading

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A better weather day?

If you want to go to the shops or stretch your legs with a walk or cycle then today will be a good day to do it.  You may need to take your hat because there is still a 52% … Continue reading

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Unseasonable weather – what chance of snow?

If you are planning on some Christmas shopping today then you will find it a very unseasonable day weather wise. The jet stream continues to bring warm air from the S-SW over the weekend and this will, therefore, continue the mild … Continue reading

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A changing of the guard.

The jet stream is running from the SW corner across the UK but, not before, forming a low pressure system (“loop”) to the W of the UK (see image below).  The direction of travel for the jet stream will bring … Continue reading

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WS7 weather report for Hammerwich, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Bloxwich, Walsall and Pelsall areas – 17 December 2015

It is another very mild start to the day with the air temperature above 12c at approximately 06:30 hours. Two years ago, at a similar time in the day, the air temperature was only 3.2c with the daytime “topping out” … Continue reading

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Less rain?

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog it has been a very mild night with an overnight low of 12.3c at 00:00 hours.  This, however, is not totally unusual as we had similar conditions in 2013 when the air temperature at 06:40 … Continue reading

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Warmer in the night

Today is going to be a really topsy-turvy day with the air temperature overnight topping out at around 12c whilst the top temperature during daylight hours will be around 10c. This warm overnight temperature is due to the jet stream … Continue reading

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Hardly Christmas card weather

I can’t promise you any Christmas card type weather today only a grey sky, mild air temperatures and a steady breeze. This morning will start off with some mist in patches and a mild air temperature of nearly 8c.  There … Continue reading

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A cloudy day

  After yesterday’s breezy and damp day today will be a little calmer with less rain. The radar images are showing a slow moving band of rain cloud that will be moving across our region during the morning.  This system … Continue reading

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Rain, rain go away

Today we will see plenty of rain as a large band of rain cloud moves across the central parts of the UK.  The radar images are suggesting that the further north you travel today (towards Stoke and Manchester) the heavier … Continue reading

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