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 dry and cloudy day with the odd bright spell breaking through. The cloud bed will sit at a medium height for the majority of the day (around 6,000 feet). The risk of any rain (drizzle) today is only 15%.
Our top temperature today will be around 8c and overnight the minimum temperature will be a little cooler than last night at around 3c. Last night’s minimum temperature was 4.4c at 04:10 hours.
The wind will once again be bringing in cool air from a NE-NW arc and the average wind speed will be around 4-5mph.
I have been asked what the weather will be like for the Easter holidays and whilst it is difficult to predict with greater than 60% certainty the outlook does not seem to be totally positive. (see image below for 18:00 on Saturday). Low pressure will begin to move across our area from Thursday which will bring rain over the parts of the holiday weekend.
Remember, however, that much can change between now and then as it will only take a small movement in the jet stream position to alter the entire picture. I will keep you posted.
Summary: A generally cloudy day but reaming generally dry.
Observations made 08:21 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Temperature : 5.0c; Air pressure : 1027.3mb; Relative humidity : 82%; Wind : 2mph NNW; Rain this month : 47.8mm ; Rain this year : 160.4mm
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Precipitation forecast for 18:00 on Saturday, 26 March 2016.