The sun shines on the righteous and the unrighteous

Figure 1 – Courtesy of the Met Office and EUMETSAT

A lovely sunny morning down here in Devon after a sharp overnight frost, the 18-06 minimum at Exeter Airport was -3.4°C. But I notice that the edge of the SC sheet has just taken Yeovilton out, and a few bits of cloud have appeared on the eastern horizon as I type, so the sunshine might not last the morning out. The SC sheet itself looks very uniform across the country, with a base of 3,000 feet and tops of around 5,000 feet if the Herstmonceux midnight ascent is anything to go by.

Figure 2 – Data courtesy of OGIMET
Figure 3 – Data courtesy of OGIMET

 

Author: xmetman

An ex-metman passionate about all things to do with weather, climate and clouds

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