Monthly Archives: June 2017

Good weather cavalry (WS7 weather report 30-6-2017)

The barometer is showing that the air pressure is rising slowly and the GFS synoptic chart is also showing that high air pressure will continue to increase over the next 24 hours.  The good weather cavalry is on its way! … Continue reading

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Half as warm (WS7 weather report 29-6-2017)

It is going to be another cloudy day and it is also going to feel a little cool today.  Temperature is relative though.  The top temperature today will still be around 15c which is hardly freezing but compared to around … Continue reading

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Rain about (WS7 weather report 28-6-2017)

As we head rapidly towards the end of the month there seems to be a bit of a dampener on proceedings as there will a low pressure system dominating the area.  The good news is that the air pressure will … Continue reading

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Who put the light out? (WS7 weather report 27-6-2017)

It is a very overcast start to the day and this necessitated me having to put on the light whilst writing this blog at approximately 06:40 hours. The air pressure is also is falling slowly and will eventually reduce to … Continue reading

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Coolest for three weeks (WS7 weather report 26-6-2017)

The low air pressure front (that delivered 1.6mm of rain in our area yesterday) has now moved northward and is temporarily replaced with some high surface air pressure.  This, situation, however, will be short lived as another low pressure front … Continue reading

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Not without risk (WS7 weather report 25-6-2017)

It is another cloudy start to the day and it is all due to the W-WSW breeze and a low pressure front that is in our area at the moment. Our top temperature will be, at least,  12c lower than … Continue reading

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Saturday stroll (WS7 weather report 24-6-2017)

It is a mild but slightly breezy start to the this Saturday morning.  The good news is, however, that it is will be a generally dry day with only a 15% risk of any rain. There will be a general … Continue reading

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More of a breeze (WS7 weather report 23-6-2017)

Although the air temperature was still mild at around 14c at 06:30 hours there is a steady WSW-SW breeze that is going to make the day feel a lot more “comfortable”. The day will be mostly cloudy (just the odd … Continue reading

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Now that’s a change (WS7 weather report 22-6-2017)

There is a distinct change in the weather pattern today although at approximately 06:30 hours the air temperature was already above 17c. When you step outside you will immediately notice that there is a bit of a breeze and that … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2017 (WS7 weather report 21-6-2017)

With the heralding of the summer solstice comes the prospect of a very warm and humid day and a subsequent change in the weather pattern. Let’s look at the detail. A low air pressure, cold front will push its way … Continue reading

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Is that a breeze? (WS7 weather report 20-6-2017)

Today sees a light NE breeze blowing and this will help reduce the top temperature from the 30c we have received on the last three days to a top temperature of around 25-26c.  Whilst his may seem only a slight … Continue reading

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Hot again? (WS7 weather report 19-6-2017)

At 06:32 hours the air temperature was already 18.4c and we should prepare ourselves for another 30c day.  For many office and factory workers it is will be uncomfortable day temperature wise.  The golden rule is to try to drink … Continue reading

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Staffordshire Ironman Weather (WS7 weather report 18-6-2017)

Yesterday certainly turned out to be a scorcher with a top temperature of 29.6c recorded by my weather station at around 18:00 hours. Today will also be very warm with a top temperature of around 28c.  There will be plenty … Continue reading

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Phew, what a scorcher! (WS7 weather report 17-6-2017)

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog today will be what the tabloids often describe as “Phew, what a scorcher”. This morning will see some light clouds around but these will eventually burn away to leave us with plenty of clear … Continue reading

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Barbecue weekend? (WS7 weather report 16-6-2017)

Today sees the beginning of a real positive turn in our weather fortunes as we will have some mid 20s temperatures over the weekend. Today will see the air pressure steadily rise to around 1026mb by the end of the … Continue reading

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Air pressure falling is this bad news on the way? (WS7 weather report 15-6-2017)

 Today starts off with some bright spells but the air pressure was reducing slowly at the time of my (approx) 06:30 hours observations.  This, normally, would suggest some poor weather risk but fear not dear reader. Now there are some … Continue reading

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Time to water the hanging baskets (WS7 weather report 14-6-2017)

 The sun was shining brightly when I made my 06:30 hours observations – a great start to the day! The surface air pressure will reduce later today and overnight from 1018b to around 1013mb but this will not detract from … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction (WS7 weather report 13-6-2017)

The surface air pressure has continued to rise and the synoptic charts suggest that it will remain high not only today but for the rest of the week. This is surely a positive step in the right direction towards some … Continue reading

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Positive signs (WS7 weather report 12-6-2017)

The air pressure is slowly rising and will continue to do so for much of the day.  By close of play we should see the barometer reading around 1016mb.  Now whilst this is not likely to bring paving stone splitting … Continue reading

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Sunday shine? (WS7 weather report 11-6-2017)

Today looks set to be a generally pleasant day although we are sitting on the edge of a low pressure front.  During the day the will see the surface air pressure fluctuate a little around the 1010mb mark.  This movement … Continue reading

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