Tag Archives: April weather

Shades on

The jet stream is riding high above the UK today and although the forecast models show that it will be heading south over the next 2-3 days this will, however, not have any detriment on today’s weather. Today we will … Continue reading

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Respite from the rain?

Yesterday afternoon / early evening I recorded 17mm of rainfall in our area.  That rainfall figure was the equal of any other area in the UK during the same period. Today will have some respite from the rain (a 10% risk … Continue reading

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Another bright start

It is another bright start to a day and the air pressure is relatively stable.  The jet stream however is pushing down the western coast of the UK and this will help create some cloud and increase the risk of … Continue reading

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Sunny start to the day

Bright sunshine welcomes the day and the start of the new working week.  Last night, due to a near clear sky, the temperature reached a minimum temperature of 9.5c at 05:02 hours but the day is currently warming up gently. … Continue reading

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Cars in the park weather.

The day starts off bright, although cloudy, and for the majority of the day that is the weather picture we will see. Our top temperature will rise to around 18-19c and overnight the minimum temperature will reach around 11c.  At … Continue reading

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Pelsall Carnival Weather

Today sees the annual Pelsall Carnival take place in the village and a little further afield it is the Boldmere Summer Community day.  Looking at the radar images and seeing the barometer begin to rise would suggest that the weather gods … Continue reading

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Rain today?

Today sees a slight change from our recent weather pattern and the  instruments and charts are giving a clear indication of what is in store.  My barometer is currently showing that the air pressure is falling rapidly and the live … Continue reading

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It was warm overnight

It was very mild overnight with the minimum temperature only reaching 14.9c at 04:27 hours this morning. There is a low pressure system moving towards our area over the next 24-36 hours and this will bring with it some rain … Continue reading

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Today’s pollen count.

A system of high air pressure is set to sit above our area for the next couple of days. This will bring to our area some mild and settled weather.  The chance of any rain in our locality today is … Continue reading

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Pinch punch

A new month arrives and the weather greets its entry with a some bright and sunny spells.  The summer is here and we are about to enjoy a few dry days! Today will see some variable amounts of cloud (between … Continue reading

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Clear overnight

Driving between Lichfield and Burton, along the A38, yesterday really highlighted just how localised the rain showers were.  In most area there were little signs of any rain whilst other area had clearly received some heavy rainfall. Today, will see a … Continue reading

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Morning sunshine

After some early morning rain the sky, at 08:00 hours, is only partly cloudy and this is allowing plenty of bright sunshine through to welcome the day.  The relative humidity is, at the time of observations, falling slowly which indicates … Continue reading

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Music in the air

Tonight sees the appearance of Paul Weller at the Cannock Chase Music festival and, as seems the tradition for this event, the weather may not be at its glorious, sun blazing best. The day will start off with 100% cloud cover.  The … Continue reading

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Rain stops play

Last evening and early this morning our area received the first rain (around 3mm) of any note for 15 days and today we can expect to see some further showers during the day.  This rain must be a welcome relief to … Continue reading

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Air pressure reducing

A low air pressure system from the west will slowly replace the current high air pressure system that is bringing us the warm dry weather.  In addition the jet stream, will be positioning itself below the UK.  This will allow … Continue reading

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Pollen count high.

Last night, around 7pm, saw a tiny amount of light drizzle fall in the area but unfortunately this was not enough to reduce the pollen count.  Once again the pollen count in our area will be high today. The jet … Continue reading

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Jet stream movement

The jet stream position has moved into an area that could see a slight change in our weather conditions over the next few days.  Whilst the “stream” is still predominantly above Scotland it quickly moves southwards down the eastern coast … Continue reading

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First day of the Wimbledon Championship

Today sees the first day of the Wimbledon tennis championship.  Most matches should be uninterrupted by rain today, however, there is a 35% risk of rain around 20:00 hours in the capital.  In our area the risk is much lower. … Continue reading

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Better than last year.

This time last year we were in a short period of inclement weather with rain on a couple of days either side of the solstice.  it is pleasing to note, therefore, that we are seeing some dry and fine weather … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2014 weather

Today sees us reach the longest daylight hours day of the year – the summer solstice.  Last year it was a cloudy and drizzly day but today we are much more likely to see some bright spells.   It is … Continue reading

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