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Issued at: 1600 on Sat 05 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for South West England

Dry overnight with clearing skies, and becoming chilly.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be dry across southwestern England with patchy cloud dispersing during the evening to leave a clear night. Turning chilly with a ground frost forming later in some rural areas. Light and variable breezes except near the Cornish coast. Minimum Temperature 3°C.

Sunday:

After a chilly start it will be dry with sunny spells, more so than on Saturday, especially during the morning. Feeling pleasant in the sunshine during the afternoon. Light breezes. Maximum Temperature 19°C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Dry with variable, often large, amounts of cloud. Feeling quite warm in any afternoon sunshine, but some chilly nights likely with the risk of patchy fog and rural ground frost.

Updated at: 1522 on Sat 05 Sep 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Most places dry and chilly overnight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Most places dry and chilly with clear spells, although northern Scotland will be cloudier with occasional rain. Patchy rain is also likely later tonight across Northern Ireland. A ground frost will form locally in rural areas later.

Sunday:

After a chilly start most places will be dry with some sunshine at times. However, it will be cloudier across parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland with some patchy rain.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Dry with variable amounts of cloud and some sunshine at times. Feeling quite warm in any afternoon sunshine but some chilly nights likely with the risk of patchy fog.

Updated at: 1432 on Sat 05 Sep 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 10 Sep 2015 to Saturday 19 Sep 2015:

Mostly settled on Thursday and Friday with light or moderate breezes and sunny spells, especially in the south and east, although there may be a little rain in the northwest by the end of Thursday. After chilly starts with local ground frosts in rural areas, the afternoon temperature will be generally close to normal, although southern parts could become rather warm. Then as we head through the weekend the latest indications are that more unsettled and windier conditions are likely to spread eastwards across all areas. Thereafter changeable conditions are expected, but with southern and eastern parts still likely to have some good dry and bright spells at times. Temperatures are most likely to be close to the average for the time of year.

UK Outlook for Sunday 20 Sep 2015 to Sunday 4 Oct 2015:

The current indications are that the weather across the British Isles will be changeable during the latter part of September and into the first few days of October. Northern and western parts are likely to have the windiest and most unsettled conditions, with a risk of occasional gales, while the south and east is more likely to see some good dry and bright spells at times. The temperature is likely to be generally close to average for much of the time, although both cooler and warmer intervals are possible.

Updated at: 1432 on Sat 05 Sep 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Dorchester

Dorchester Dorchester – Cloudy 50.7138 -2.4381
Southampton Southampton – Sunny intervals 50.9093 -1.403
Exeter Exeter – Sunny day 50.7179 -3.5327
Cardiff Cardiff – Sunny intervals 51.4812 -3.1778
Swindon Swindon – Sunny intervals 51.5556 -1.7784
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Sunny day 51.0777 -4.0571
Plymouth Plymouth – Sunny intervals 50.3713 -4.1348
Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Swansea Swansea – Sunny intervals 51.621 -3.9424
Hereford Hereford – Sunny day 52.056 -2.7146
Brighton Brighton – Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.1356
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Jersey Jersey – Cloudy 49.2079 -2.1955
London London – Sunny intervals 51.5081 -0.1248
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Sunny intervals 52.0382 -0.7555
Birmingham Birmingham – Sunny intervals 52.4859 -1.889
Pembroke Pembroke – Sunny day 51.6731 -4.9084
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Sunny intervals 52.5118 -3.3118
Camborne Camborne – Sunny intervals 50.2122 -5.2937
Rochester Rochester – Sunny intervals 51.3875 0.5084

Location Details

Dorchester

Location: 50.7138, -2.4381

Altitude: 71m above mean sea level

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