Monthly Archives: December 2017

New Year’s Eve Weather 2017 (WS7 weather report 31-12-2017)

It is amazing how similar this New Year’s eve is to the corresponding one last year.  The air temperature at the time of observation is only about 1c different, the air pressure and trend is similar, and the wind speed … Continue reading

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2017 weather review

This 2017 weather year has been full of interest with storms, a red sky, snow and even the odd few warm days.  Time passes by and you can forget the detail so I have taken the data collated by my … Continue reading

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Very mild (WS7 weather report 30-12-2017)

It is a very mild start to the day although we have had just over 3mm of rain fall in our area during the early hours.  The good news is that the rain cloud has now moved away from our … Continue reading

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Early rain (WS7 weather report 29-12-2017)

By the time of my observations (approx 08:45 hours) we had already received 2mm of rain in our area and, whilst it was still very overcast, the radar images showed that the bulk of the rain cloud had passed beyond … Continue reading

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Frosty morning (WS7 weather report 28-12-2017)

It is a frosty morning that greets us to today so if you have travel around then, take care on the paths and side roads; there may be patches of black ice around. The good news for today is that … Continue reading

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Could we see some snow? (WS7 weather report 27-12-2017)

Today starts off quite cool with the air temperature at 08:29 hours only 1.6c.  With the wind chill this feels more like -2c. Whilst most of the rain overnight rain has now cleared away from our area (nearly 12mm fell … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Weather 2017 (WS7 weather report 26-12-2017)

It is a lot cooler start to the day than those we have recently encountered. This is all due to the jet stream that is sitting below the UK creating a “block” to the mild southern climate and allowing cool … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Weather 2017 (WS7 weather report 25-12-2017)

I would immediately like to start this blog by wishing all of you a peaceful and healthy Christmas.  Thank you for all of your good wishes. Today will follow yesterday’s pattern of being breezy, generally cloudy but extremely mild during … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve weather 2017 (WS7 weather report 24-12-2017)

There is a remarkable similarity with today’s weather to this time last year.  The air pressure, wind speed and air temperature are all within a “jot” of what we were encountering 12 months ago. Today will see the air pressure … Continue reading

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Shopping dash weather (WS7 weather report 23-12-2017)

Today starts off mild with the air temperature at 07:20 hours already a very pleasant 7.5c.  The air pressure is currently high and although it will reduce from around 1033mb to 1028mb by the end of the day it will … Continue reading

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Last day weather (WS7 weather report 22-12-2017)

Today is, for many, the last day at work before the Christmas break and overall it is going to be a mild and pleasant day (weather wise at least).  This time last year (at approximately 06:30 hours) the air temperature … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice (WS7 weather report 21-12-2017)

Today is officially the first day of winter and also the day with the shortest number of daylight hours (winter solstice). Looking positively the night’s will, from tomorrow, get gradually brighter each day right up until mid June! Today is … Continue reading

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Mild spell (WS7 weather report 20-12-2017)

It is a very mild start to the day with the air temperature, just after 06:30 hours, already at 7.9c.  We can expect the maximum temperature today to just topple into double figures at around 11c. Our overnight low will … Continue reading

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Omega block (WS7 weather report 19-12-2017)

For the next few days we will see the air temperature rise towards mid to high single figures as the jet stream forms a high pressure omega block above and around the UK.  (see image below). This high pressure system … Continue reading

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Air pressure rising (WS7 weather report 18-12-2017)

The surface air pressure will steadily rise from 1027mb at 06:30 hours to around 1036mb by the end of the day. This barometric pressure increase suggests that we are set for a dry and pleasant day today. The risk of … Continue reading

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A new phase (WS7 weather report 17-12-2017)

Today sees the a start of a new weather phase for us and this is all due to the jet stream beginning to ride above the UK.  This will allow the milder southern climate to dominate bringing us warmer air … Continue reading

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A last risk of snow? (WS7 weather report 16-12-2017)

It is another cool start to the day with the air temperature at 07:30 hours a mere 0.9c.  In contrast the year before (at 06:35 hours) the air temperature was already at 8.5c.  We will not see the thermometer reach … Continue reading

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Brrr, that feels chilly. (WS7 weather report 15-12-2017)

It is a cold start to the day with a steady NW breeze adding further wind chill to the equation.  The air temperature at 06:30 hours was only 1.3c but with the wind it felt more like -3c. We received … Continue reading

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Last of the snow in this spell? (WS7 weather report 14-12-2017)

After the beginning of the thaw and last night’s sleet and snow shower, the paths and possibly some side roads have been left a little wet and possibly icy.  Great care should be taken when stepping out this morning. During … Continue reading

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The big thaw (WS7 weather report 13-12-2017)

The big thaw has begun, however, we should not be too complacent when walking or driving on untreated roads or paths as they could still be very slippery. It will be a partly cloudy day and the radar images are … Continue reading

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