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5 things for the coming weekend

Hello all, As the weekend is getting closer, please check the below main points for the weather to follow: A low pressure area will give some heavy rain in places on Saturday. Strong winds in west as the rain clears away. Drier sunnier on Sunday, maybe some rain in northeast at

St Swithins : Myths, Media and Models : Analysis

St Swithin's Day as forecast continued in keeping with the month of July so far...COOL WET and DULL as a developing area of low pressure tracked from south-west through midlands and became slow moving into the North Sea and with the onset of NE/E flow rain become prolonged and heavy. 

August 2024 – Preliminary Guidance

+++ THIS FORECAST IS FOR PRIVATE CLIENTS ONLY AND MAY NOT BE DISTRIBUTED OR COPIED IN ANY WAY WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION. +++ AUGUST 2024 - PRELIMINARY GUIDANCE ================================== Issued: Wednesday 17th July 2024 Contact: HEADLINES ========== + A drier month + Becoming warmer + Potentially very warm FACTORS AFFECTING AUGUST 2024 PRELIMINARY GUIDANCE ==================================================== + High pressure building + Trough in the

So has it really been that grim?

I was just meandering through some charts yesterday evening, wondering how poor the weather has actually been in the last four weeks. I took a look at the climate records at (our colleagues over there have some excellent data available for a small annual fee). The first chart I looked at

St. Swithin’s Myths, Media and Models : a taster

It's St. Swithin's Day, Monday 15th July, a quick look at the past can reveal whether this is merely fiction or fact. The myth (lore) behind St. Swithin's  is that if it rains on the day, rain will occur on each of the next 40 days, to quote St. Swithun's day if

ECMWF 6-Week Outlook to late August

It's time that the ECMWF 6-week forecast takes us almost to the end of Sumer; yes, that's correct, it is meant to be summer! I'm looking for glimmers of hope that this year doesn't just turn into a so, so summer, but see what you think from the below information. 15th July

5 things to know for the coming weekend

Good day all, So the weekend is almost here, please check below the 5 main things to know for the associated weather: A longer spell of rain for northeast England and southeast Scotland on Saturday. Elsewhere bright with afternoon showers. Sunny spells for Sunday, but with occasional showers mostly in the

Warmer August?

Hello all, Well the last couple of weeks we have experienced much cooler temperatures from what we should expect during this time of year. Main reason is a big long-wave trough that is bringing cooler airmass from the north, while central and southern Europe are experiencing much warmer conditions at the

ECMWF 6-week to mid-August

We are now well into the second half of the year as far as forecasts are concerned and our attention is starting to turn to how autumn and winter conditions may evolve. More on that in the coming weeks but for now here is the latest from the ECMWF 6-Week model