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Mountsorrel's Weather Almanac

A "Typical" Year of Weather at Mountsorrel ...

FromToWhat to expectWeather Type
14 Nov24 NovA traditionally settled period as high pressure settles over the UK bringing quiet, foggy weather to the UK.Weather Icon
25 Nov10 DecA wet and windy period of the year usually as cyclonic systems move in from the Atlantic, the two most stormy periods are 25th - 29th November and 6th - 12th December.Weather Icon
11 Dec24 DecThe pre-Christmas period brings the winter solstice and also a traditionally quiet and frosty period of the year as high pressure dominates the weather. Gales still possible in Northern areasWeather Icon
25 Dec31 DecOne of the most traditional periods of the year where in many years the Atlantic brings gales and heavy rain/sleet or snow back to the UK during the festive week. Weather Icon
5 Jan17 JanA traditionally wet and windy period of the year as the Atlantic begins to become more active, however storm systems affect mainly western areas.Weather Icon
18 Jan24 JanDry and frosty as high pressure begins to affect the UK, Easterly winds are quite common during this time.Weather Icon
24 Jan3 FebThis period is notorious for gales and severe gales to affect the UK with snowfall a high risk to many areas.Weather Icon
8 Feb16 FebThis period usually sees the years highest frequency of high pressure across the UK and is usually the coldest period of the year.Weather Icon
21 Feb25 FebA 'Northerly Blast' is quite common during this period as low pressure crosses the UK and snowfall affects many areas.Weather Icon
26 Feb9 MarA stormy and cool period usually dominates this period bringing occasional Northerly outbreaks followed by wet and windy weather as storms move in from the Atlantic and settle over Norway.Weather Icon
10 Mar22 MarA settled period as the first of the Spring anti-cyclones affects the UK. As daylight hours are longer this period can sometimes see very mild weather during the day but hard frosts at night.Weather Icon
23 Mar31 MarMarch usually ends on a stormy note and starts the first of the 4 Northerly Spells which last through April and into early May bringing the traditional showers.Weather Icon
10 Apr19 AprThis is probably the most relaible of the Northerly showery outbreaks for the entire year. Low pressure to the East brings cold showers to many areas with snow possible in Scotland.Weather Icon
23 Apr16 MayAgain, a cool period usually, however the Atlantic starts to quieten down and winds from the North or East are very common whilst Westerlies are rare.Weather Icon
17 May31 MayThis period is known as the fore-monsoon, traditionally dry and warm with high pressure over the UK and continent.Weather Icon
1 Jun4 JunThe first wave of the 'European Summer Monsoon' as low pressure moves in from the West bringing cooler weather and heavy slow moving showers.Weather Icon
10 Jun14 JunThe second wave of the 'European Summer Monsoon' bringing more wet and windy weather, between the periods expect better weather as the Azores high begins to expand.Weather Icon
18 Jun27 JunThe third and final wave of the 'European Summer Monsoon' brings more wet and windy weather to the UK with further heavy showers.Weather Icon
10 Jul22 JulA traditional warm period for the UK, the first of the 'Phew, whatta scorcher!' headlines hits the press as the Azores high builds and extends over the UK.Weather Icon
23 Jul27 JulSpanish plumes and stagnant areas of low pressure are very common during this period bringing heavy thunderstorms.Weather Icon
31 Jul8 AugAgain, a potentially thundery period of the year but this is the period where the hottest day of the year is likely to occur.Weather Icon
16 Aug30 AugSummer starts to fade as the first of the Autumn storms arrives bringing cooler, unsettled weather to many areas, high pressure may hang on in the South for a while longer.Weather Icon
1 Sep17 SepThe 'Old Wives Summer' begins as high pressure crosses the UK en route to Siberia bringing a period of 3 or 4 fine days followed by showers.Weather Icon
18 Sep24 SepThe Atlantic starts to return more Autumn storms during this period, the period around 23rd/24th is liable to gales.Weather Icon
5 Oct12 OctAgain, a wet and windy period of the year bringing more Autumn gales to the UK.Weather Icon
16 Oct20 OctA traditionally settled period as high pressure builds and crosses the UK.Weather Icon
24 Oct13 NovThis period is known as the 'Autumn Rains or Continental Trains' as the period starts wet and windy with gales from 26th-29th however high pressure sometimes builds from the East on the 30th.Weather Icon




The Mountsorrel Weather Station is located in Mountsorrel which is just South of Loughborough and just North of Leicester in Leicestershire.
It is maintained by Stormchaser Stuart Robinson whose passion is for all type of weather but especially the more severe types of weather such as Hurricanes, Typhoon and Tornadoes.