Tag Archives: April weather

2017 weather review

This 2017 weather year has been full of interest with storms, a red sky, snow and even the odd few warm days.  Time passes by and you can forget the detail so I have taken the data collated by my … Continue reading

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Thunderous applause

During the early hours of the morning we were treated to a thunder storm.  This was coupled with some heavy rain that has dissipated nearly 12mm (11.6mm) of water in our area by the time of observations (07:56 hours).  If … Continue reading

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A day Of Extremes

Early morning rain has seen most of our area receive between 1 and 2mm of rain. Today sees the beginning of a transitional  change in the weather – it will do so, however, with some extremes. The radar images are showing … Continue reading

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Sun Hat Day

High air pressure dominates above the UK and, most specifically, our area and this means we are in for some fine weather today.  I expect that today will be the warmest day of the year so far! Our top temperature … Continue reading

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Morning sunshine

This time last year we were in the midst of a heat wave across the UK.  The air temperature at 07:26 hours on the 16 July 2013 was 17.4c and during the day the thermometer rose to around the 27-28c … Continue reading

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Early rain will not stop play.

Earlier this morning around 0.4mm of light rain fell in our area.  At the time of observation (approximately 06:22) hours the patchy cloud is allowing the sun to shine through to welcome the day. Like yesterday it will be a pleasant … Continue reading

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In reverse

Today will see the weather pattern reverse from yesterday.  The day will start off brightly but as the day passes we will see the cloud cover increase and by late evening we may even see the odd drop of rain. … Continue reading

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Around the Wrekin.

As I write this blog (08:15 hours) light rain is falling in our area.  The radar images, however, show that there are not many rain clouds in the system and these will pass through our area in the next couple … Continue reading

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Heading south

The jet stream is currently heading south and this will bring a period of lower air pressure to our area.  During the afternoon we can expect the cloud coverage to increase along with the risk of a rain shower.  The … Continue reading

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Mixed up weather

As I said in yesterday’s post today and the next couple of days see the jet stream change its general position from one lying to the north of the UK to one lying to the south.  As the transition is … Continue reading

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