Monthly Archives: July 2017

What a fine start to the day (WS7 weather report 31-7-2017)

It is a very bright start to the day with only the smallest amount of cloud around.  If you are stepping out for a walk first thing this morning it should be a most pleasant time. The air pressure will … Continue reading

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How much rain? (WS7 weather report 30-7-2017)

After receiving around 6mm of rain during the last 24 hours this morning has started off with some bright sunshine and a little breeze. The surface air pressure will steadily rise to around 1006mb but this will not be sufficient … Continue reading

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Unsettled for a time (WS7 weather report 29-7-2017)

As I write this blog (at approximately 08:30 hours) it is very bright and breezy outside.  This kind of condition will remain with us until late morning. As the afternoon passes the cloud cover will increase and by 18:00 hours … Continue reading

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Look out at tea time (WS7 weather report 28-7-2017)

It is an occasionally bright and often breezy start to the morning, but, overall, if you are you out on foot this morning then it will not be too unpleasant. The rain radar images for this morning only indicate that … Continue reading

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In the late teens. (WS7 weather report 27-7-2017)

It is a much more pleasant and bright start to the day and I am able to type this bulletin without having to put on the light! The air pressure is generally low today but will remain fairly stable around … Continue reading

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150 miles wide. (WS7 weather report 26-7-2017)

It is another overcast start to the day and a look at the barometer sees that the air pressure is falling slowly.  This does not generally indicate a fine day ahead.  The synoptic charts suggest that the air pressure will … Continue reading

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Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. (WS7 weather report 25-7-2017)

This morning is another morning when we need to put on the light as the power of the summer sunlight is being reduced by a thick general, medium height, cloud cover. This cloud cover may fragment a little as the … Continue reading

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More rain than last year. (WS7 weather report 24-7-2017)

We received a little more rain late last night / overnight and the monthly total of rainfall in our area, so far, this month is 46.6mm.  This is actually not too far from the rolling average for the area of … Continue reading

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Take your hat. (WS7 weather report 23-7-2017)

A distinct band of rain is moving across our area and it will take until around 10:30 hours to be completely beyond us.  Until then we can expect some light showers (70% risk).  By 08:30 hours 3.2mm of rain had … Continue reading

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Plenty on this weekend. (WS7 weather report 22-7-2017)

There are plenty of events taking place in and around our area today and tomorrow and for more details please follow this link.  For those that can’t wait for the Lichfield Food Festival you may like a trip to RAF … Continue reading

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Not a good representative. (WS7 weather report 21-7-2017)

For many today is the last day of the school term but the weather is hardy going to be a good representative of what we consider to be mid summer weather. There has already been some light rain falling in … Continue reading

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No need to water the hanging baskets. (WS7 weather report 20-7-2017)

A number of people contacted me yesterday asking whether they should water their hanging baskets and planters.  I think that the 4.2mm of rain that had fallen in our area by the time of my observations has justified my advice … Continue reading

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A rumble in the distance (WS7 weather report 19-7-2017)

Once again we see the day start off humid and warm.  The air temperature at approximately 06:30 hours was 17.1c and the relative humidity was 88%. Today our top temperature will be around 25c and overnight it will be around … Continue reading

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Feel the change (WS7 weather report 18-7-2017)

It is an overcast start to the day but, fear not, because some brighter spells will break through turning the daylight hours into a warm and, often, pleasant day. In the background, however, there will be  reduction in the surface … Continue reading

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Looking better (WS7 weather report 17-7-2017)

The weather outlook for today looks a lot like how yesterday afternoon ended with some bright spells and mild air temperatures. The barometer reading helps confirm this as , at the time of my observations, it is steady at just … Continue reading

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Big show weather (WS7 weather report 16-7-2017)

Today sees three main events in our area today.  The first is the powerboat GP at Chasewater, the second is the open air cinema in Lichfield and the third main event is the classic car show in the Arboretum, Walsall.  All … Continue reading

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Cloudy morning (WS7 weather report 15-7-2017)

It is a very overcast start to the day and the country is divided with low air pressure to the north and high air pressure to the south.  As is often the case we sit in the middle of this … Continue reading

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Not the brightest of starts (WS7 weather report 14-7-2017)

During the early hours of today  3.4mm of rain has fallen in our area and there is still a 35-40% risk of some further drizzle or showers.  The rain radar images are showing that there area scattering of small rain … Continue reading

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High noon (WS7 weather report 13-7-2017)

It is a very overcast start to the day but we will see some brighter spells develop along the way. It will, however, not be all “plain sailing” as there is a 55% risk of some rain late morning around … Continue reading

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After the rain (WS7 weather report 12-7-2017)

Following yesterday’s 15mm+ of rain I am pleased to report that at my (approximately) 06:30 hours  observations that the air pressure was rising rapidly. By 18:00 hours the low pressure front will be pushed completely away from our region and … Continue reading

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