Monthly Archives: January 2016

A cool and damp start but will it get warmer?

It is a cool and miserable start to the last day of January 2016.  At the time of observation 1.4mm of rain had fallen in our area and the prospect of further precipitation up to midday is around 95%. This … Continue reading

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Weather prospects for today and the first part of February.

The good news for today is that the air pressure is gradually rising and the distance between the  points of similar pressure are getting further apart.  This means that the risk of rain reduces as the day passes (after 11:00 … Continue reading

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Windy day

It will have been difficult not to notice how breezy it is this morning.  Gusts speeds, at the time of observation (06:00 hours), were around 40mph and the average wind speed around 18-20mph. This windy theme, with similar wind speeds … Continue reading

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A bright start but you will need your warm coat

It is a cool start to the day with the overnight minimum temperature reaching 2.1c at 05:35 hours this morning.  With a steady breeze blowing this morning the air temperature will feel more like 2-3c lower than the thermometer is … Continue reading

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It will be cool overnight tonight

This morning sees the air pressure, once again, reducing to around the 1000mb mark.  This low pressure system is bringing some rain and increased wind speeds to our area first thing this morning but the picture will change. Up to … Continue reading

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Hold tight to your hat

The barometer, at the time of observation, was telling us that the surface air pressure was reducing rapidly and the synoptic charts are showing that a tightly packed low pressure system is moving in a general west to east direction … Continue reading

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A subtle change in the weather patttern

It is an early start for me today and so I have posted this report a little earlier than usual.  Please accept my apologies if this causes you any inconvenience. At the time of observation (approximately 05:30 hours) the air … Continue reading

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A very mild start to a January day

It is a very mild start to the day with the air temperature already above 12c at 08:30 hours. We can expect to see the thermometer “inch” a little further during the day to reach a maximum of around 14c. … Continue reading

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Get out and about during the daylight hours

  This morning and the early afternoon are going to be a good time for getting out and about.  During the morning the air pressure will be high but as the day passes into late afternoon we will see the … Continue reading

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It is warmer but wet

Today sees us start off nearly 9c warmer than yesterday.  Our air temperature at 06:30 hours this morning was  6.4c whilst at the corresponding time yesterday we were only at -1.5c. The downside is that it is going to a … Continue reading

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