Despite air temperatures at around 06:35 hours hovering around the 4c mark today will be another mild day. This is helped by the air pressure which will continue to be high at around 1016mb to 1012mb.
There will be plenty of medium to high cloud around today and this “blanket” will help the day keep mild. Our top temperature will be around 10c and overnight the “low” will be around 7-8c.
The rain radar images are showing plenty of rain carrying clouds near to our area and the risk of rain between 07:00 hours and midday is around 85%.
The wind will, once again, be light and deriving today from a generally southerly direction. The average wind speed will be around 4mph.
On the charts Christmas Day looks as if it will be similar to today with a top temperature of around 8-9c and with a high risk of rain. There is, however, a long way to go yet before we can confirm this view.
Summary : A mild day with a high risk of rain.
Observations made on 13/12/2016 at 06:35 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Temperature : 4.1c; Air pressure : 1018.7mb; Relative humidity 89%; Wind calm; Rain this month : 9.4mm; Rain this year : 706.8mm
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