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 is that we can see some clearer sky and light clouds. Whilst the cloud cover may merge a little this afternoon the risk of any rain today will never be greater than 7%.
All the positive weather news is due to the jet stream steadily moving northward. By late Friday / early Saturday morning the jet stream will be established to the north of the UK (see image below). This positioning will allow high pressure to become established in our area bringing some dry and mild weather.
Today’s top temperature will be around 19c and overnight the minimum temperature will be around 10c.
Today’s breeze will be very light. The breeze will be deriving from the WNW and the average wind speed will be around 4mph.
Image – Forecast Jet Stream position for 03:00 hours on the 1 September 2018. (Image http://www.theweatheroutlook.com).
Summary for today : A bright start but cooler than of late. Remaining bright throughout the morning. A little more cloud later but the risk of any rain is no greater than 7%.
Observations made on 30/8/2018 at 06:15 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Temperature : 8.7c; Air pressure : 1023.4mb rising slowly; Relative humidity 89%; Wind : Calm; Rain this month : 50.8mm; Rain this year : 351mm
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