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 has reduced steadily to around 996mb (995.8mb) and the rain radar images are showing that there are plenty of rain clouds across the UK. The heavier clouds are just to the north of us but this does not mean we will miss out on some further rain today. The risk of some rain in our area today is 90%. The highest risk being from mid morning onward. It will not rain throughout this period and there will be some occasional brighter spells too.
If you are going the the Aegon WTA tennis tournament at the Priory, Edgbaston today then you should expect some rain interruptions.
Our top temperature will be around 17c and overnight the minimum temperature will be a mild 13c.
The wind will be generally light and deriving for much of the day from the NE.
Summary: Another day with a high risk of rain.
Observations made 06:26 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Temperature : 14.1c; Air pressure : 995.8mb; Relative humidity 85%; Wind : calm; Rain this month : 56.2mm; Rain this year :391.2mm