Monthly Archives: August 2018

Last day of the meteorological summer (WS7 weather report 31-8-2018)

Today is the last day of the meteorological summer  which are different from the astrological seasons.  The astrological summer does not end until the 23 September.  The meteorological seasons are defined into complete months which are:-  Spring (March, April, May) … Continue reading

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Jet stream on the up (WS7 weather report 30-8-2018)

It is a cooler start to the day with the air temperature 8.7c at 06:15 hours.  The overnight minimum temperature was 8.5c around daybreak. The good thing is that when we look out of the window first thing this morning … Continue reading

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Looking promising ahead (WS7 weather report 29-8-2018)

It is a very cloudy / overcast start to the day and this will bring a slight risk of some early light drizzle.  The risk, however, is only around 10%. As the day passes the air pressure will increase from … Continue reading

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Back to work Tuesday weather (WS7 weather report 28-8-2018)

On this date, last year, we recorded the warmest Bank Holiday Monday (25.1c in our area).  Whilst we are unlikely to see any repeat of such elevated temperatures today it is probably a good thing as the majority of us … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Monday Weather (WS7 weather report 27-8-2018)

It is another overcast start to the day but the good news is that the barometer is steadily rising.  By 21:00 hours we can expect the pressure reading to be around 1016mb. This increase in air pressure will see a … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Sunday Weather (WS7 weather report 26-8-2018)

It is a very overcast start to the day with he air temperature, once again, falling below 10c overnight.  (9.4c at 00:50 hours). The day will remain on the cooler side with  the top temperature only around 15c.  Overnight the … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Saturday Weather (WS7 weather report 25-8-2018)

It is a chilly start to the day with the air temperature dipping down to 8.4c at around 5am this morning. By 07:00 hours the thermometer was showing that the air temperature had climbed up to around the 10c mark. … Continue reading

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Last working day before the Bank Holiday weather (WS7 weather report 24-8-2018)

It is a bright start to the day, however, if you are going for a walk in the park you may still find it a little damp under foot following yesterday’s rain (around 12mm) and this morning’s dew. So far, … Continue reading

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Some overnight rain (WS7 weather report 23-8-2018)

As we discussed yesterday the movement southwards of the jet stream has delivered some cooler and less settled weather to our area.  This morning is a little “fresher” than of late with the air temperature only 13.4c at the time … Continue reading

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Jet Stream Heading South (WS7 weather report 22-8-2018)

The jet stream is beginning its steady movement southwards but, for today, the “stream” will remain running across the upper reaches of the UK.  This will mean that the further south you travel in the UK the brighter and warmer … Continue reading

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Warmest start for many days (WS7 weather report 21-8-2018)

At 06:23 hours this morning the air temperature was at the lowest measurement since midnight and, yet, it was still a very mild and humid 17.9c!  This is the warmest start we have to a day since  2 August 2018. … Continue reading

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A brighter start (WS7 weather report 20-8-2018)

This morning (at my 06:30 hours observations) started off a lot brighter than yesterday morning and, due to more settled air pressure, the breeze was merely a whisper. It will be  partly cloudy but mild day with a top temperature … Continue reading

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Had to put the light on (WS7 weather report 19-8-2018)

It is an extremely overcast start to the day today.  So much so that I have even had to put the light on whilst I type this daily blog! The air temperature, due to the warming effect of tropical Storm … Continue reading

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Tropical storm Ernesto – a lot of talk? (WS7 weather report 18-8-2018)

There is a lot of excited paper talk about tropical Storm Ernesto with the Daily Express using the headline “UK weather WARNING: Brutal Tropical Storm Ernesto to SMASH Britain in 24 hours”. Now the UK is a big place and … Continue reading

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Coolest start for a week (WS7 weather report 17-8-2018)

This morning’s observations show that today was the coolest start (11.2c) since the 10th August 2018. This morning is, however, very similar, temperature wise, to the corresponding day in 2016 when the air temperature at 06:27 hours was 11.3c. There … Continue reading

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Rain around this morning but for how long? (WS7 weather report 16-8-2018)

The overnight / early morning precipitation has certainly left its mark with around 7mm of rain being deposited in our area by 06:30 hours.  The good news (from looking at the rain radar image) is that the main body of … Continue reading

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Air pressure change today (WS7 weather report 15-8-2018)

There will be a gradual change in the surface air pressure as the day passes today.  Starting off at around 1015.3mb the air pressure will reduce to around 1012mb by midnight. This subtle change will help bring a constant breeze … Continue reading

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A settled day (WS7 weather report 14-8-2018)

Today will see a day of ‘settled’ weather as the air pressure will slowly increase from 1014mb to 1016mb as the day passes. There will, however, still some cloud in place but this will vary in density and thickness as … Continue reading

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Adrian’s birthday signals a slight weather improvement (WS7 weather report 13-8-2018)

It is a cloudy but dry start to the day with the air temperature at 06:35 hours a mild 15.8c.  Overnight the minimum temperature was  a mild 15.5c.  These measurements are not too dissimilar to those we enjoyed over the … Continue reading

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Wet start (WS7 weather report 12-8-2018)

It is a wet start to the day with some early morning rain having already fallen in our area by the time I made my observations at approximately 07:12 hours.  The rain radar images clearly show that there is a … Continue reading

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