Monthly Archives: June 2016

Better news for today

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog the rainfall in our area finally topped the century mark for the month and at 06:30 hours this morning the scoreboard stood showing a monthly total of 109.6mm.  I feel that there may be … Continue reading

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Century on the board today

It is a cool start to the day with the air temperature “dipping” to 9.7c at 05:06 hours this morning.  We can only expect a top temperature of around 14-15c today and overnight the minimum will once again be around … Continue reading

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More rain on the way?

In yesterday’s blog I told you that so far we had received 60% more rain accumulation than normal for the month of June.  Well today, we are  about to add a couple more millimeters to the total. As the afternoon passes … Continue reading

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60% more rain than average

After yesterday afternoon’s rainy interlude and a brief light shower overnight today will be a generally dry day.  There is a 15% risk of some light drizzle along the way as we will be generally covered with a bed of … Continue reading

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Better done this morning

After some overnight rain when around 0.4mm of rain fell in Hammerwich we will see a brighter but partly breezy start to the morning.  This morning will be the best part of the day so if you have tasks to … Continue reading

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Last Saturday in June 2016 weather

Time seems to be really flying buy at the moment and we are already at the last Saturday in June.  Romantically we would, therefore, imagine that we are in the midst of a warm sunny period of summer but, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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24 June 2016 weather

It is a partly cloudy start to the day but we will see some brighter spells shine through from time to time.  These brighter spells will help lift our top temperature up to around 18c. The radar images are currently … Continue reading

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Referendum day weather

It is a very humid start to this EU Referendum day but the good news is that if you are planning to walk to your local polling station then you should be able to do so without the need of … Continue reading

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A cloudy start to this June day

It is a cloudy and humid start to the day and that really sets the theme for the remainder of the day. Whilst there will be the odd brighter spell breaking through it will be a predominantly cloudy day.  The … Continue reading

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A century on the scoreboard?

This morning starts off much brighter than in more recent days and it is heartening to see the sun shine in through the windows. There is a ridge of high surface pressure “protecting” our area today and this means that … Continue reading

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A dark start to the week

Today starts off cloudy, humid but mild.  As I look at the rain radar images at 06:30 hours I can also see that there is a large mass of rain cloud moving towards our area from South Wales. This “mass” of rain … Continue reading

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Father’s day weather

I hope that you all managed to get out and about yesterday and, if you time it right, you will be able to do so similarly today (Father’s day).  There is a big change ahead weather wise for us later … Continue reading

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Better weather news

The weekend is here and along with it comes some better weather news!  Don’t get too excited though as next week will still bring some further showery weather on certain days. Back to today. The surface air pressure is continuing … Continue reading

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Warmer at 06:30 on the 10th!

The surface air pressure will continue to rise today but we are not out of the woods, rain wise, yet. The radar images are showing some rain cloud passing through our area first thing this morning with more general showery … Continue reading

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On the up

Despite the fact that we have had some overnight rain there is some good weather news for me to deliver but, sadly, it will not help out too much today. Our good news is that the surface air pressure is … Continue reading

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More of the same

After yesterday’s very heavy rainfall (15.8mm in total), when during the afternoon 9mm of rain fell, it could have been hoped that today would turn out a little brighter.  Unfortunately as soon as you look out of the window you … Continue reading

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Weather will probably interrupt the tennis

The overnight precipitation, that was at its peak just after midnight, delivered nearly 7mm of rainfall in our area.  Once again there will be no need to water the hanging baskets this morning. This morning sees that the air pressure … Continue reading

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Need your umberella?

Today sees a continuation of the cloudy theme and by 18:00 the air pressure will reduce to 1000mb.  It will probably be of no surprise to you then that there is a 65% risk of further rain today. The radar … Continue reading

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Top local event weather

Today sees the Ironman event and Tom Jones concert taking place in our area.  I am sure the organisers, competitors and audience are all hoping for little drama weather wise. The rain radar images are showing a large mass of rain … Continue reading

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Any need to water the hanging baskets today?

Yesterday’s rain certainly removed the need to water the hanging baskets and vegetable boxes with nearly 40mm of rain falling in our area (39.6mm).  Most of the rainfall was during a two-three hour period early evening.  The extreme levels of … Continue reading

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