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 14c.
The rain radar images are showing that there is a small rain cloud that will reach our area around 09:00 hours. The risk of any rain being “delivered” by this system is around 55%.
The air pressure, at the time of my observations, was reducing rapidly and will settle at around 1004mb. There have been a number of thunder storms around the UK and, in particular, some area of the south coast have received some very heavy down pours.
Our area will be at risk of some thundery showers during the afternoon with the largest risk being late afternoon / early afternoon just after the hottest point of the day. The risk of rain and possibly thunder this afternoon is 65%.
Today’s wind will be deriving from the NE/ENE this morning (average speed around 6mph) before switching to derive from the SW during the afternoon. The average wind speed this afternoon will be around 8mph.
Summary for today: A humid day with the risk of thundery showers during the afternoon.
Observations made on 19/7/2017 at 06:25 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Temperature :17.1c; Air pressure : 1005.6mb; Relative humidity 88%; Wind : 2mph ENE; Rain this month : 20mm; Rain this year : 291.6mm
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