It is with some bright sunshine that we start the day and brighter spells will be a frequent visitor throughout the day.
There is, however, a 65% risk of some rain showers this afternoon although, at the time of observation, any rain looks as if it will be light to moderate.
Despite the brighter spells the top temperature will only be around 8c and overnight the minimum temperature will be similar to last night at around 2-2.5c. (last night’s low was 2.2c at 04:23 hours).
First thing this morning the wind will be deriving from the warmer SW and the average speed will be around 5-6mph. As the day passes the wind direction will gradually move towards the WNW. It is during the period of transformation, when the wind is from the W-WNW, that we can expect some rain showers. The average wind speed this afternoon will be around 10mph with gusts of around 20-25mph.
The bank Holiday weekend weather looks, at the moment, as if we will have a predominantly dry and breezy weekend with a few showers thrown in along the way.
Summary: A bright start although slightly breezier than of late. Ran showers possible this afternoon.
Observations made 06:33 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Temperature : 2.6; Air pressure : 1005.5mb; Relative humidity : 83%; Wind : 5mph SW; Rain this month : 86.8mm ; Rain this year : 278mm
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