Monthly Archives: March 2016

The end of the first month of Spring

It is the last day of the month and with the early Spring comes the joy that the sun does not set today until around 19:40 hours this evening.  Driving to and from work in the dark are now a … Continue reading

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Back to dry?

Today sees the surface air pressure increase as the jet stream moves position northward.  By Friday the jet stream will return to the “omega” formation.  You may recall that it was the omega formation (two low pressure “loops” either side … Continue reading

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Back To Work Tuesday Weather (29/3/2016)

Today sees the return to work for many after the Bank Holiday weekend and although the predominance of the rain was early yesterday morning you may still come across some lying water. Overnight there was a little more rain (only … Continue reading

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Easter Bank Holiday Monday 2016 – Weather

It has certainly a wet and breezy start to the Easter Bank Holiday Monday.   By 08:30 hours over 18mm of rain and a little sleet had already fallen in our area and there is still a little more rain to come. … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 2016 – Weather

After yesterday’s occasionally heavy rain (total 3.4mm) Easter Sunday starts off with some bright sunshine to greet the start of British Summer time.  If you have not already done so please remember to put your clocks forward one hour. Easter … Continue reading

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Holiday Saturday’s Weather And Storm Katie

After yesterday’s gloriously sunny day today’s weather will be almost be polar opposite. It will be a generally cloudy day and at the time of my observations the surface air pressure was reducing rapidly. By mid afternoon we can expect … Continue reading

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Good Friday weather 2016 and a sting in the tail

Today sees the sun shining brightly as we start the day ad we will see plenty more bright spells as the day passes.  Good Friday 2016 will see the best weather over this Easter weekend.  The risk of any rain … Continue reading

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First rain for how long?

With the bank holiday only a day away you did not need to be a weather forecaster to guess that the recent dry weather would end – well that is exactly what it is going to happen.  Today we will … Continue reading

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Last day of high pressure

Today sees our last full day of high surface air pressure which has seen a dry period that stretches back to around the 10 March 2016.  Tomorrow will begin to see the air pressure reduce as the jet stream pushes across … Continue reading

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Changes still look likely

It is a partly cloudy day that greets us this morning and we will see a predominance of low and high level cloud during the day.  There will be some bright breaking through but cloud will not be too far … Continue reading

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Last few days of the Spring Sunshine?

High air pressure will maintain a position above our area today and that means we are set for another mild and dry day. There will, however,be a subtle change to the weather pattern today.  Over recent days the wind has … Continue reading

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Welcome to Spring 2016!

Today sees the dawning of the first day of Spring and if we didn’t know any different you would think that the weather looked similar to the last day of winter.  That is because it is! We will see another … Continue reading

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Equal light and dark

However you look at it today is the last day of winter!  At 04:30 hours tomorrow morning we will see the beginning of the Spring Equinox and the heralding of a new season. From tomorrow onward the daylight hours will … Continue reading

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A misty morn (18 March 2016)

It a slightly misty start that greets us today but this mist will burn way as the day passes  It is, however, a clear indicator that the air pressure is high, the evening was cool and that there is little … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s day Weather 2016

If you have a good memory then you may recall that today’s early morning temperature (at approximately 06:30 hours) is exactly the same as that in 2015. The difference last year was that the air pressure was a little lower … Continue reading

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A cloudy start. Does this mean rain?

It is a cloudy start to the day but, fear not, as there are no rain clouds showing up on the radar images.  The risk of any rain this morning is only 7% and even then it would only be … Continue reading

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Warmest in Wales

Despite the early start for me today the air temperature was  already mild at 05:30 hours with the thermometer reading around the 5c mark. The synoptic charts are showing that the high air pressure, that has kept the rain away and … Continue reading

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A change but for the good?

After yesterday’s bright day it became a little cool overnight with the minimum air temperature reaching 2.1c at 00:38 hours.  This morning starts off cool and we will be making our commute to work in a temperature of around 5c. … Continue reading

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A Spring like day to enjoy

Today is really going to be a Spring like day with plenty of bright spells and only a slight breeze to talk about.  There is very little risk of rain today (less than 7%) as the surface pressure air will continue … Continue reading

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Weather from the Greek gods?

It is with lovely hazy sunshine that the day greets us today and that pleasant welcome sets the theme for the day. The jet stream is generally above and then runs North to South on the Eastern coast.  This looks … Continue reading

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