Monthly Archives: August 2017

End of the Met Summer (WS7 weather report 31-8-2017)

Although there are another three weeks to go before the equinox (the event that will mark the end of the astronomical summer and the beginning of the autumn) today sees the last day of the meteorological summer.  The Met Office … Continue reading

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Grey and featureless (WS7 weather report 30-8-2017)

As we rapidly head towards the end of the meteorological summer the weather seems to be testing out some of its autumnal features with today’s “trial” starting off with a grey featureless sky. We can expect some light rain / … Continue reading

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After the Bank Holiday heat (WS7 weather report 29-8-2017)

After yesterday’s glorious day when the top temperature, in our area, was 25.1c at 15:28 hours, today returns to a little more normality. The air pressure is beginning to reduce slowly and, at the time of my observations, as around … Continue reading

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Cirrus and Contrails to start the day (WS7 weather report 28-8-2017)

It is another bright start to the day after it being quite warm overnight.  The minimum overnight /early morning temperature was 13.5c at 05:54 hours this morning. As I made my observations this morning there were feathery streaks of  Cirrus … Continue reading

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A seat in the garden (WS7 weather report 27-8-2017)

It is a bright and sunny start to the day and the good news is that this good weather will remain with us all day.  If you are planning a trip out or even to just to sit in the … Continue reading

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Food, Scarecrows and Steam Weather (WS7 weather report 26-8-2017)

The last Bank Holiday before Christmas is upon us and there are so many events to see and visit during the weekend.  These events are spearheaded by the Lichfield Food Festival but there is also, among others, the Scarecrow Spectacular … Continue reading

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Better than last year (WS7 weather report 25-8-2017)

It is a mild but cloudy start but the good news is that the surface air pressure will remain high at around the 1016mb mark all day.  For us this means that we are set for a dry day with … Continue reading

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Greater promise (WS7 weather report 24-8-2017)

Today starts off much brighter and offering greater promise (weather wise) than we have encountered over the last few days. The barometer is showing an air pressure reading of 1014mb and the synoptic charts are suggesting that the low pressure … Continue reading

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A glimmer of hope (WS7 weather report 23-8-2017)

Today, once again, starts of with a general cloud cover and you should not be surprised if, with the relative humidity at 89% first thing this morning, that there isn’t a little drizzle around too.  The risk of any measurable … Continue reading

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Is this still summer? (WS7 weather report 22-8-2017)

It is a misty, mild and drizzly start to the day and, with this evidence, it is hard to think that we are supposed to still be in the throes of summer. At 01:34 hours the air temperature was still … Continue reading

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