Birmingham weather: Hour by hour forecast as 53mph gales and wind sweep across the city

West Midlands Fire Service has urged people to take care if they are out an about as Yellow Weather Warning brushes the north east of Birmingham
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Gales and winds of up to 53mph are forecast today as a Yellow Weather Warning covers the north of the UK down to the north east of Birmingham.

The Met Office has warned that areas of the city on higher ground are particularly vulnerable to the conditions with cloud and drizzle also expected as West MIdlands Fire Service urges people to take extra care if they are aout and about.

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The weather forecast does offer some respite with brightness developing throughout the day with areas sheltered from the wind feeling mild, with the maximum temperature reaching 12 degrees centigrade.

The Met Office said: “The strongest winds will gradually abate tonight, but it will remain blustery. Clear spells begin the night, then outbreaks of drizzle will arrive during the early hours of Friday. Friday will be a mostly cloudy day, though an isolated brighter spell may be possible. Damp in the morning but turning drier later. Still gusty but feeling rather mild in sheltered spots.”

Here is the hour-by-hour weather forecast for Birmingham as wind and gales sweep the city on Thursday (December 21):

  • 10am:  Temperature – 11°, wind gust 53mph, WNW direction  
  • 11am: Temperature 11°, wind gust 53mph, WNW direction
  • 12pm: Temperature  11°, wind gust 51mph, WNW direction
  • 1pm: Temperature  11°, wind gust 49mph, WNW direction
  • 2pm: Temperature  11°, wind gust 49mph, WNW direction
  • 3pm: Temperature  10°, wind gust 47mph, WNW direction
  • 4pm: Temperature  10°, wind gust 43mph, WNW direction
  • 5pm:  Temperature  9°, wind gust 41mph, WNW direction
  • 6pm: Temperature  9°, wind gust 38mph, WNW direction
  • 7pm: Temperature  9°, wind gust 37mph, WNW direction
  • 8pm: Temperature  9°, wind gust 33mph, WNW direction
  • 9pm: Temperature  9°, wind gust 33mph, WNW direction
  • 10pm: Temperature  9°, wind gust 31mph, WNW direction
  • 11pm: Temperature  9°, wind gust 32mph, WNW direction

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