Monthly Archives: July 2018

More early rain this morning (WS7 weather report 31-7-2018)

As I wrote these observations at approximately 06:21 hours steady moderate rain was falling in our area at a rate of around 2mm per hour.  By 06:30 hours 3.4mm had been deposited in our area. In total our rainfall this … Continue reading

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Some early rain but what’s in store? (WS7 weather report 30-7-2018)

It is another showery start to the day although the early rain this morning has only accumulated 0.6mm. The rain radar images show that most of the rain cloud will miss our area but we still have, up to, a … Continue reading

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Worsul – It’s the way we say it.

The BBC pronounce it will a drawl, As they announce our town Wall-sawl. But locally we clip this word, To draw it out sounds so absurd.   Wor-sul is how we simply spake, ‘Cos Walsall folk ain’t anything fake. So … Continue reading

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That wet stuff is called rain (WS7 weather report 29-7-2018)

We start off today as we ended yesterday with some rain.  (I can hear gardeners singing and dancing with delight at the news of this event!)  By 07:30 hours 1.8mm of rain has fallen in our area which makes a … Continue reading

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Respite from the heat and a look around the UK (WS7 weather report 28-7-2018)

Disappointingly the cloud cover put paid to any sight of the blood moon in our area last night but I do have some good news on the weather front if you are looking for some respite from the recent heat. … Continue reading

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How warm on Blood Moon day? (WS7 weather report 27-7-2018)

Yesterday saw the thermometer ‘top out’ at 30.9c at around 17:04 hours.  Today will be another warm day but, due to a low pressure system developing and moving across the UK from the west, I do not expect temperatures to … Continue reading

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West – East Divide With Us In The Middle (WS7 weather report 26-7-2018)

Today started off mild with the air temperature at 06:24 hours already at 15.9c.  This is short of the 18.2c we encountered at the same time on Monday but it is still warm enough! It is going to be a … Continue reading

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Cooling techniques required (WS7 weather report 25-7-2018)

The air pressure was rising steadily when I made my observations at 06:28 hours this morning.  A look at the synoptic charts showed that our area will remain under the influence of high air pressure throughout the day. We are, … Continue reading

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Nice and bright (WS7 weather report 24-7-2018)

It was a nice and bright start to the day when I made my observations at 06:30 hours.  The air temperature was already a very mild 16.7c.  Today’s reading was, approximately, 2c warmer than the same day on the previous … Continue reading

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A very warm start to the day (WS7 weather report 23-7-2018)

It was an extremely mild start to the day with the air temperature at 06:24 hours 18.2c.  This is the warmest start to a day (this year) since the 8 July 2018.  If we compare this year to last then … Continue reading

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Cloud but what about rain? (WS7 weather report 22-7-2018)

It is a generally cloudy start to the day but it is also very mild.  The barometer is rising slowly and the satellite images show that whilst there is some rain is likely in the north of England (around Middlesbrough) … Continue reading

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Out and about weather (WS7 weather report 21-7-2018)

There are plenty of local events that require some good weather today and, I believe, that the weather gods will deliver some for them.  it is definitely out and about weather. Today will be partly cloudy but the air temperature … Continue reading

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Air pressure decreasing (WS7 weather report 20-7-2018)

This morning’s observations see a slow decrease in the air pressure.  The barometer will be reading around 1013mb by around 18:00 hours.  This slight reduction is due to a low pressure system pushing into our area from the north. There … Continue reading

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Cloudy start to a warm day (WS7 weather report 19-7-2018)

At the time of my observations (06:25 hours) our area was covered in a layer of medium height cloud.  The satellite images suggest that some cloud, of varying density, will remain with us for much of the day.  This cloud … Continue reading

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A little cooler yesterday (WS7 weather report 18-7-2018)

It was a little cooler yesterday with a top temperature of ‘only’ 22.7c.  In 2016 we were setting off on a mini heat wave.  The air temperature on the 18th was 28.9c whilst on the 19th we reached 31.4c during … Continue reading

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A little cooler (WS7 weather report 17-7-2018)

We received another 0.4mm of rain in our area yesterday.  This makes a meagre total of 8.2mm for for the month.  This figure is around a third of the rainfall we had received by the same point the previous two … Continue reading

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A little more cloud (WS7 weather report 16-7-2018)

Today starts of, once again, very mild.  At 06:22 hours the air temperature was a very mild 16.4c. The synoptic charts are, however, showing that a low air pressure system will be pushing into our area later today and this … Continue reading

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High mean temperature so far this month (WS7 weather report 15-7-2018)

It is another bright start to the day.  Yesterday’s top temperature was 26.4c and today will not be too different.  Last night remained very mild with the minimum air temperature only 13.5c. Today will remain bright and warm with a top … Continue reading

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Hammerwich Hall Fete and Dog Show Weather(WS7 weather report 14-7-2018)

Yesterday, for the first day since the 16 June, we received some real, measurable, rain.  Around 8mm fell in our area yesterday which, I am sure, was welcomed by all gardeners. Today sees a return to fine and bright weather … Continue reading

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Could we see some rain? (WS7 weather report 13-7-2018)

It is another overcast but very mild start to a new day.  At 06:20 hours the air temperature was 14.2c.  We have to go back to 2013 to see a warmer start to this day in July. Today’s top temperature … Continue reading

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