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Rain ahead? Where do we go from here?

There are changes ahead in the coming days. After the dry weather (obviously apart form the thunderstorms on Monday) for many of us, there are hints of thundery showers getting into the south and edging north in the coming days. Thoughts are that the rain will be hit and miss and will

Tropical Trouble

The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on the 1st of June and there is some evidence to suggest that it may well be another active season. However, some of the main tropical developments this season could well be over more western areas of the tropical Atlantic and through the Gulf of

Latest May Anomalies

It may not come as a surprise but May is certainly progressing towards being drier than average and, overall, with atmospheric pressure generally higher than normal as well. There's still a third or so of the month left but with high pressure in the forecast and this set to maintain

NAO going low (but not negative)

The NAO starts to become a less useful indicator of future weather by the time we get to spring and summer. However, this year proves a little different and we can still use it as an indicator (for now!). The latest ideas from the CFS show the index slipping to neutral

June 2018 – Preliminary Forecast

+++ THIS FORECAST IS FOR PRIVATE CLIENTS ONLY AND MAY NOT BE DISTRIBUTED OR COPIED IN ANY WAY WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION. +++ JUNE 2018 - PRELIMINARY GUIDANCE ============================ Issued: Saturday 19th May 2018 Contact: HEADLINES ========== + Treat with caution + Unsettled first half + Better later FACTORS AFFECTING JUNE 2018 PRELIMINARY GUIDANCE ================================================= + Cooler than average water surrounds the

Showers early next week? Rain update…

Many of you telling me on WeatherLIVE that you now need rain. Here's the latest ideas going into early next week. Total rain forecast for this weekend showing the rain in western Scotland and Ireland, low risk of a shower high ground of Wales....dry for most.   Monday afternoon shows showing higher shower risk

5 Weekend Weather Things to Know

  Got anything on this weekend? Only a football match and a wedding :) Here are your 5 Weekend Weather Things to Know ... 1. A chilly start to Saturday morning after clear skies overnight. 2. Plenty of sunshine around through Saturday. Some cloud in western Ireland and northwest Scotland giving drizzle here. 3. Chilly

Where has the rain gone?

It may be staying mostly dry in the UK in the coming week, but the rain has to go somewhere! Here's the global rainfall forecasts for the next week up to 6pm Thursday 24th. Notice how wet conditions are in the eastern USA, especially over Florida. Wet too in many of the

Jet Stream Heads North – Yet More Dry Weather!

Whether an enthusiast or a professional, the track of the jet stream across the N Hemisphere and then particularly across the N Atlantic into the British Isles is very important with regards to determining the potential weather across the UK. If the jet stream is running more west to east