Monthly Archives: September 2018

Last day of September’s weather (WS7 weather report 30-9-2018)

September seems to have galloped by this year.  It may be that it is because life has been extremely hectic for a number of reasons but it only seems like yesterday that I was talking about the Bank Holiday. Yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Lichfield Art Fayre Weather (WS7 weather report 29-9-2018)

Today is the inaugural annual art fayre in Lichfield and so I am pleased to say that the weather gods are going to bless their event with some fine, if at times cool, weather.   You can read more details about … Continue reading

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Cool start to the morning (WS7 weather report 28-9-2018)

It is a cool start to the morning which could be a bit of a shock to some after yesterday’s balmy start of around 16c.  At this morning’s observations the thermometer (at 06:30 hours approximately) was only reading 7.8c.  Less … Continue reading

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2c warmer than the last two years (WS7 weather report 27-9-2018)

It was an extremely mild start to the day, today, with the air temperature 15.9c at 06:34 hours.  This was 2c warmer than the corresponding day and time over the last two years. The day will continue to be a … Continue reading

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A clear sky to start (WS7 weather report 26-9-2018)

There was a bright and clear full moon shining down when I made my observations at 06:30 hours this morning.  Despite the clear sky the air temperature was a mild 10c.  This was very similar to the corresponding day and … Continue reading

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Back reporting (WS7 weather report 25-9-2018)

Firstly, can I apologise for not presenting my usual weather blog yesterday, however, I was a little too ‘under the weather’ to be able to sit and write.  I am happy to say that I am well on the mend … Continue reading

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First day of Autumn weather (WS7 weather report 23-9-2018)

Today is the first day of Autumn (astronomically) and the weather is trying to welcome in the new season in typical Autumnal fashion. We will see some early light rain / drizzle this morning whilst a wide band of rain, … Continue reading

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Travel risk tomorrow but what about today? (WS7 weather report 22-9-2018)

It was a mild but overcast start to the day.  The air temperature at 08:00 hours was around 9.5c.  This is 4-5 degrees lower than the previous two years when we were enjoying some late summer sunshine. Today will be … Continue reading

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Windy today and over the weekend? (WS7 weather report 21-9-2018)

During the early hours (00:34 hours) my slightly sheltered anemometer recorded wind speeds of 35mph.  The average wind speed at the time of my observations (06:30 hours) was around 9mph. During the daylight hours we will see the wind remain … Continue reading

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Calm before the storm? (WS7 weather report 20-9-2018)

Our area had already seen some overnight rain by the time of my observations and the rain radar images and forecast models show that we are 99% certain of seeing further rain in our area today.  Some of the rain … Continue reading

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Today – better than tomorrow? (WS7 weather report 19-9-2018)

It is another slightly breezy start to the day but the synoptic charts do show that the points of similar air pressure will widen overnight reducing the wind speed (a little) tomorrow. For today the wind will be generally deriving … Continue reading

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Breezy time (WS7 weather report 18-9-2018)

It is quite a breezy start to the day with wind speeds averaging around 15mph and gust speeds into the late 20s.  This breezy picture will continue for a few days as the points of similar air pressure will remain … Continue reading

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Mild for the time of year (WS7 weather report 17-9-2018)

It was a very mild start to the day with the air temperature already at around 17c by 06:40 hours. This is around 4-5c warmer than we would expect for this time of year. There had also been some early … Continue reading

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Talk of storms (WS7 weather report 16-9-2018)

This morning has started off with a bit of a breeze and some cloud cover but, overall, it is quite a pleasant start to the day.  At 08:00 hours the air temperature was nearly 14c. The rain radar images do … Continue reading

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T20 finals day weather. (WS7 weather report 15-9-2018)

It was a very bright start to the day. Although the air temperature dipped down to 10.2c overnight this was still a couple of degrees warmer than the same day last year. An early morning temperature of around 10c is, … Continue reading

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Another red sky morning. (WS7 weather report 14-9-2018)

For the second morning in succession a beautiful “red sky” welcomed the new day. The red for warning sign has a little more relevance today as there is a risk of some light rain showing on the radar images and … Continue reading

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Forecast for today and a look at the weekend’s weather too. (WS7 weather report 13-9-2018)

There was a lovely ‘red sky’ (at 06:30 hours) to greet the morning and although this canoften  suggest that there is a risk of some rain this will not be the case today.  The risk ok any measurable rain in … Continue reading

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Wet start but will it improve? (WS7 weather report 12-9-2018)

After the breezy start yesterday today sees a damp start to the day with 5.6mm of rain falling late last night and during the early hours of today. The radar images are showing that the band of cloud that delivered … Continue reading

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Breezy start (WS7 weather report 11-9-2018)

It was quite breezy when I made my observations at approximately 06:20 hours this morning.  The SW wind was blowing at an average speed of around 8mph with gust speeds of around 20mph. As the day passes the wind speed … Continue reading

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Last few days of summer (WS7 weather report 10-9-2018)

Today see the commencement of the last fortnight of summer.  Summer ends on the 23 September 2018.  So will we see any last-minute sunshine? The answer is a little today before rain moves into the area on Tuesday.  The risk … Continue reading

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