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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