Monthly Archives: December 2018

Hat and Gloves Required (WS7 weather report 11-12-2018)

The air temperature was only 3.2c when I made my observations at 06:24 hours this morning.  Earlier in the day (at 04:45 hours) the overnight minimum air temperature reached a low of 2.4c.   A hat and gloves will be required … Continue reading

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A change in direction (WS7 weather report 10-12-2018)

At the time of my observations (approximately 06:32 hours) some early light rain had fallen.  The radar images were also showing that another small cluster of rain cloud was due to pass through our area around 07:15 hours this morning … Continue reading

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Early rain but then what? (WS7 weather report 9-12-2018)

As I prepared to make my morning observations heavy rain was falling in our area but, despite this, there is good news to report. The surface air pressure (at 07:45 hours) was rising rapidly and this is a sound indicator … Continue reading

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Lichfield Christmas Food Festival Weather (WS7 weather report 8-12-2018)

Today sees the first day of the Lichfield Christmas Food Festival.  I am sure that the event will attract thousands of visitors to the city.  You may recall that, last year, the event saw plenty of snow fall – particularly … Continue reading

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A wet and breezy start (WS7 weather report 7-12-2018)

Steady rain was falling when I made my observations at 06:24 hours this morning.  It was also quite breezy with the average wind speed recording at around 12mph. Whilst raining it will remain mild with the air temperature around 12c.  … Continue reading

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A warm start to the day but is rain on the way? (WS7 weather report 6-12-2018)

It was very mild when I made my observations at approximately 06;30 hours this morning.  The air temperature was already in double figures (10.4c) and the synoptic charts suggests it will remain so for the next 24 hours.  In contrast … Continue reading

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Big brother’s birthday weather (WS7 weather report 5-12-2018)

Today is Gary’s (my older brother) birthday – but what will the weather gods provide to celebrate his special day? At the time of my observations (approximately 06:30 hours) the surface air pressure was reducing rapidly and  this is not … Continue reading

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Similar start to 2016 but what’s in store for today? (WS7 weather report 4-12-2018)

It was a cooler start to the day than of late when I made my observations at o6:23 hours.  The air temperature of 2.7c was only around 30% of that we recorded yesterday at roughly the same time of the … Continue reading

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Back to work Monday weather (WS7 weather report 3-12-2018)

At the time of my observations the, already low, air pressure was continuing to fall slowly and a lively breeze was blowing. A look at the radar images shows that a band of rain is moving towards our area and … Continue reading

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Lichfield Christmas Fayre weather (WS7 weather report 2-12-2018)

It is another very mild start to the day with the air temperature at the time of my 07:45 (approximately) observations around 12c. Back in 2010 we were enduring a cold blast with the air temperature at a similar time … Continue reading

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First day of winter’s weather (WS7 weather report 1-12-2018)

Firstly, let me apologise for the late report today, however, I had to go to work early this morning and, therefore was unable to post my observations. Today is the first day of winter.  We will be starting off with … Continue reading

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