Monthly Archives: May 2017

Better for half term (WS7 weather report 31-5-2017)

The air pressure is rising slowly and although the barometer will only reach a maximum figure of around 1022mb this will, however, be sufficiently high enough to block any imminent risk from the low pressure system that is currently lying to … Continue reading

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The day after the rain (WS7 weather report 30-5-2017)

The system of rain that dogged our Bank Holiday is now well beyond our area and the air pressure will steadily rise to around 1016mb.  In total 9mm of rain fell in our area yesterday. There is, however, still a 25% … Continue reading

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Lichfield Bower Weather (WS7 weather report 29-5-2017)

Today we have the Lichfield Bower hit the streets of the city and the fields of Beacon Park and we are, therefore, hoping that the weather is kind the both organisers and visitors. Early morning rain deposited around 2.2mm of … Continue reading

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Enjoy it whilst it lasts (WS7 weather report 28-5-2017)

It is a bright start to the day but we should not expect the heady top twenty air temperatures have enjoyed over the last few days. Our top temperature today will be around 20c and as the day passes into … Continue reading

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Is that rain? (WS7 weather report 27-5-2017)

Today starts off with some rain showers and with a risk of thunder as a low pressure system pushes across our region from the SW. The first (and most significant risk) will be generally beyond our area by around 09:30 … Continue reading

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Just as the weekend arrives (WS7 weather report 26-5-2017)

It is another bright start to the day and the top temperature will, once again, be in and around the mid 20s.  Yesterday’s top temperature in Hammerwich was 26.5c at 16:09 hours. Today’s top temperature will be around 24-25c and … Continue reading

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Phew that’s warm (WS7 weather report 25-5-2017)

For the second consecutive day we can expect the air temperature to reach the mid 20s and we will also enjoy some long clear spells – hurrah! There is, however, a need to say that this fine weather will not … Continue reading

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Looking fine (WS7 weather report 24-5-2017)

Today we will spend the day in the centre of a high air pressure system.  This system will bring us some dry and warm weather today! Our top temperature will be around 22-23c today  Our overnight low last night was only … Continue reading

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Air pressure on the up (WS7 weather report 23-5-2017)

The air pressure will continue to rise for much of the day from the early morning reading of 1018mb to around 1024mb.  This increase in air pressure strongly suggests we are in for another dry day. A look at the … Continue reading

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The air pressure is reducing – good or bad news? (WS7 weather report 22-5-2017)

If you look at the barometer first thing this morning you will see that the air pressure value is slowly reducing but fear not because a further ridge of high pressure will be with us later in the day and … Continue reading

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Looking good (WS7 weather report 21-5-2017)

Today is the second and final day of the Lichfield Home and Garden Festival and I am happy to report that the weather will behave itself a little better than yesterday. In total 6.2mm of rain fell in Hammerwich yesterday bringing the week’s … Continue reading

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Garden festival weather (WS7 weather report 20-5-2017)

Today sees the first day of the Lichfield Home and Garden Festival and, no doubt, the event will attract many visitors to the city.  The question is when will be the best time to visit? My answer is anytime if … Continue reading

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Will it rain again today? (WS7 weather report 19-5-2017)

It is another damp start to the day with 2mm of rain falling in the Hammerwich area by 06:15 hours.  The bad news is that there is more rain likely during the day. We are averaging nearly 1.5mm of rain per day … Continue reading

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Wringing out (WS7 weather report 18-5-2017)

After yesterday’s damp and dismal day today sees a much brighter start and with a lower risk of persistent rain.  It is our chance to wring out our caps!  Nearly 200mm of rain has fallen in our area so far this … Continue reading

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Feeling cool (WS7 weather report 17-5-2017)

It will be hard to miss the widespread dense cloud cover this morning as it will make our commute to work a very gloomy affair. The dense, medium to high cloud, will bring a 90% risk of rain to our … Continue reading

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Shower time (WS7 weather report 16-5-2017)

Once again it is an overcast start to the day but the air temperature at 06:14 hours is already at 15.4c.  This mild start to the day is due to mild air moving into our area from the SSW. We … Continue reading

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A day for leaving out the the washing? (WS7 weather report 15-5-2017)

It is a very overcast start to the day and the radar images are showing that there are plenty of rain clouds moving across our area although the most dense ones seem to be just to the north of our … Continue reading

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Stephen Sutton Ride Out Weather (WS7 weather report 14-5-2017)

Today sees the fifth “ride out” in memory of Stephen Sutton and, therefore, it is important that  we get the weather to suit the occasion.  I think we will! For more information about the ride out and the times the … Continue reading

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Will it rain today? (WS7 weather report 13-5-2017)

Yesterday we received the first measurable rain in our area for around 11 days.  In total 2.2mm of rain fell in Hammerwich. Today, however, will be mainly dry with even the odd brighter spell breaking through the cloud bed.  The … Continue reading

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At last a little rain! (WS7 weather report 12-5-2017)

Some early morning rain has already fallen in our area (only 0.2mm) but the radar image do show further light rain carrying clouds passing through our region today and, in particular, this morning.  We have an 80% risk of some … Continue reading

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