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  • Mon Monday 4th
    17°C 11°C
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  • Tue Tuesday 5th
    15°C 10°C
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  • Wed Wednesday 6th
    14°C 8°C
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    14°C 6°C
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    13°C 7°C
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Issued at: 1300 on Mon 04 May 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for East of England

Mainly fine. Cloud and patchy rain arriving during Monday evening.

Today:

Mainly fine with sunny spells and lighter winds. This sunshine will become hazy later, with cloud thickening and winds strengthening later ahead of evening rain. Maximum Temperature 19C.

Tonight:

Rain turning persistent and heavy and accompanied by strong winds. Rain mostly clearing and turning more showery by the end of the night, with winds decreasing somewhat. Minimum Temperature 10C.

Tuesday:

Turning mainly dry for many places with bright or sunny spells. A few blustery showers are expected, these mainly in the morning. Winds will be noticeably strong and gusty. Maximum Temperature 18C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday will remain very windy with sunny spells and scattered heavy showers, with a chance of thunder. Brighter, drier and less windy on Thursday and probably bright for Friday.

Updated at: 0427 on Mon 04 May 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Drier and brighter today. Turning wet from the south tonight.

Today:

A largely fine and dry day with plenty of sunny spells. Heavy rain across Scotland will clear northeastwards and some showers will linger across Northern Ireland. Cloud will thicken in southern England, with occasional rain later.

Tonight:

The rain will track north with heavy pulses, affecting all parts, getting to the south of Scotland by dawn. With thick cloud and heavy rain it will be mild though.

Tuesday:

The rain band will slow across northern Scotland with sunny spells developing elsewhere. Winds will strengthen from the south with a risk of gales and some blustery showers.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy with heavy, possibly thundery showers on Wednesday. Thursday will be drier with fewer showers, and light rain will move into the far north and south Friday.

Updated at: 0431 on Mon 04 May 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 9 May 2015 to Monday 18 May 2015:

It will start dry and bright for many on Saturday, but outbreaks of rain will likely develop across many parts and then remain mostly unsettled through the weekend. It is probable that conditions will remain unsettled in the northwest through the following week with occasional outbreaks of rain and showers, and some strong winds at times. Drier, brighter conditions are more likely in the southeast. This pattern may continue over the weekend, but there is also a signal that more settled conditions will build across all parts of the UK for a time. Temperatures will start off chilly on Saturday, but they should generally rise closer to average, and perhaps become warm at times in the southeast.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 19 May 2015 to Tuesday 2 Jun 2015:

Overall conditions will be fairly mixed during this period, with many areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather at times, but interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across northern and northwestern areas at first. The best of the settled weather being more likely in the south and southeast. Towards the end of the month drier conditions may become more prevalent across northern areas as well. Temperatures are likely to be near or just above average for most areas, with spells of more settled weather likely to be accompanied by higher daytime temperatures, especially in the south and southeast. Some chilly evenings are also likely, perhaps with isolated overnight frost, most likely in rural northern areas.

Updated at: 1205 on Mon 04 May 2015

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Weather forecast map for Chelmsford

Chelmsford Chelmsford – Sunny intervals 51.7345 0.4778
Rochester Rochester – Cloudy 51.3875 0.5084
London London – Cloudy 51.5081 -0.1248
Cambridge Cambridge – Sunny intervals 52.2075 0.124
Ipswich Ipswich – Sunny day 52.0563 1.1499
Dover Dover – Cloudy 51.1259 1.3179
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Peterborough Peterborough – Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.2388
Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Brighton Brighton – Cloudy 50.822 -0.1356
Norwich Norwich – Sunny intervals 52.6305 1.2991
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Boston Boston – Sunny intervals 52.9786 -0.0249
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Nottingham Nottingham – Sunny intervals 52.9545 -1.1565
Lincoln Lincoln – Sunny intervals 53.2304 -0.539
Birmingham Birmingham – Sunny intervals 52.4859 -1.889
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Sheffield Sheffield – Sunny intervals 53.3809 -1.4686

Location Details

Chelmsford

Location: 51.7345, 0.4778

Altitude: 21m above mean sea level

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