Monthly Archives: December 2018

New Year’s Eve Weather 2018 (WS7 weather report 31-12-2018)

It is another overcast but mild start to the day.  The air temperature at 08:25 hours was 8.7c which is very similar to the same time and day last year. It is going to be a generally overcast but dry … Continue reading

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High air pressure maintains (WS7 weather report 30-12-2018)

It is yet another mild start to the day with the air temperature, at approximately 08:30 hours, already at 9.4c.  This mild start is very similar to the same day last year when the air temperature, at a similar time … Continue reading

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Very mild start today compared to 2016. (WS7 weather report 29-12-2018)

It was another extremely mild start to the day when I made my observations at 07:51 hours this morning.  The air temperature was already in double figures at 10.6c and the overnight low was only 9.6c at 03:58 hours. In … Continue reading

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A day for a walk and a look ahead (WS7 weather report 28-12-2018)

At the moment the jet stream (see image below) will be “riding” across the UK.  This is a situation, if the GFS forecast models are correct (see image below), that will last until the middle of January. This all suggests … Continue reading

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Unusually mild – but is it? (WS7 weather report 27-12-2018)

It was a very mild 7.7c when I made my observations at 07:37 hours this morning.  As this reading was taken around 30 mins before daybreak it is likely to be the coolest point on the day. At midnight the … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Weather 2018 (WS7 weather report 26-12-2018)

It was a very mild start to Boxing day with the air temperature, at approximately 08:30 hours, already at 8.8c.  This is the warmest start to a Boxing day morning since 2011 when the air temperature was around 11c at … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Weather 2018 (WS7 weather report 25-12-2018)

Firstly, can I take this opportunity to wish all readers of the blog a very peaceful and healthy Christmas.  Readership has increased by around 30% this year and, given the amount of other resources that you find weather reports, I … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2018 Weather (WS7 weather report 24-12-2018)

After yesterday’s often drizzly and wet interlude the surface air pressure was rising rapidly when I made my 06:30 hours observations.  This is good news for all those having to travel around the region or go to work today. The … Continue reading

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Rainy start (WS7 weather report 23-12-2018)

It was a rainy start to the day with over 4mm of rain water accumulating by 08:00 hours.  The radar images do, however, show a slightly improving picture as the morning passes. The main body of the rain cloud system … Continue reading

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Last Saturday before Christmas Weather (WS7 weather report 22-12-2018)

If you are planning to go out Christmas Shopping or for a walk or ride on your bike then today, weather wise, will be the far better day to do it than tomorrow. at 07:30 hours the air temperature was … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Weather (WS7 weather report 21-12-2018)

Today is the winter solstice which means we will see the fewest daylight hours.  The good news is that after today the daylight hours will very gradually begin to increase.  Today’s sunset will be around 15:55 hours today.  Sunrise will … Continue reading

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The rain radar map had measles! (WS7 weather report 20-12-2018)

It was a mild but damp underfoot start to the day when I made my observation at 06:27 hours this morning.  Already around 1mm of rain had fallen in our area. A look at the rain radar images for the … Continue reading

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Plenty of rain yesterday. What about today? (WS7 weather report 19-12-2018)

Yesterday saw plenty of rain fall in our area yesterday leaving many roads heavily laden with surface water.  In total around 504mm of rain has now fallen in our area this year. Today will see early rain around 06:30 – … Continue reading

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Nearly twice as warm (WS7 weather report 18-12-2018)

It was an extremely mild start to the day when I made my observations at 06:31 hours this morning.  The air temperature was already 9.8c!  Compared to the last two years the air temperature at the same time of the … Continue reading

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Last school Monday before Christmas (WS7 weather report 17-12-2018)

At time of my 06:27 hours observations the air pressure was rising rapidly and the air temperature was 3.5c.  Overall the signs for the day looked good. Looking at the radar images I did see a small rain cloud that … Continue reading

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Much milder today after yesterday’s rain (WS7 weather report 16-12-2018)

It is a much brighter and calmer start to the day than the afternoon we encountered yesterday! If you are planning a shopping expedition or simply a walk in the park then, whilst it may be a bit wet underfoot, … Continue reading

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Not a great day for Christmas shopping (WS7 weather report 15-12-2018)

At the time of my observations (07:30 hours) the air pressure was falling rapidly and the air temperature was a mere 0.7c.  A  look at the synoptic charts and rain radar images did not bring much cheer either. The charts … Continue reading

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Cold start and paper talk of snow for the weekend (WS7 weather report 14-12-2018)

It was a cold start to the day with the air temperature -0.2c at 06:45 hours this morning.  The overnight minimum air temperature was around -1c at 00:22 hours (actual measurement -0.8c). It will remain a cool day with the … Continue reading

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Cool spell (WS7 weather report 13-12-2018)

It was a cool start to the day with the air temperature only 1.1c at 06:50 hours. This cool weather is going to be the theme for the next couple of days as the wind will be deriving from the … Continue reading

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At least it is dry (WS7 weather report 12-12-2018)

It is another relatively mild start to the day.  The air temperature at 06:23 hours was 4.7c.  In contrast, at the same time last year, the thermometer was reading a chilly -3.4c whilst in 2016 the reading was 1.1c. Today … Continue reading

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