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Issued at: 2100 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for East of England

Dry with clear spells overnight. Cloudier with some rain Thursday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any remaining showers will ease, leaving a dry evening with warm sunny spells and only light winds. It will then remain dry overnight, with frequent clear spells. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Thursday:

Increasingly cloudy through the morning, with outbreaks of occasionally heavy rain spreading east. This clearing to some warm sunny spells later in the afternoon, but also isolated heavy showers. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Cloudy and damp start Friday, gradually clearing to brighter spells but also occasionally heavy showers. Sunshine and further showers likely during Saturday and Sunday. Feeling fresh, in the northwesterly breeze.

Updated at: 1410 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Dry for most away from the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showers in the southeast soon easing, then dry with clear spells for many overnight. Showery rain is expected in northern Scotland throughout, with outbreaks of rain also spreading to Northern Ireland and eventually other western parts by dawn.

Thursday:

Showery rain spreading east, possibly turning heavy and thundery in places. Showery rain in northern Scotland easing later. Some afternoon brightness in England and Wales but also isolated heavy showers.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and scattered showers throughout, the showers most frequent across the north. Feeling fresher in the north, with these conditions gradually spreading south.

Updated at: 1301 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 1 Aug 2016 to Wednesday 10 Aug 2016:

A good deal of bright weather is likely on Monday, but with showers affecting some parts, particularly in the north and east. Temperatures will be near or slightly below average, with a chilly night following, especially in the north. From Tuesday it is expected to turn more unsettled generally, with a mixture of brighter but showery spells interspersed by cloudier conditions with outbreaks of rain. Northwestern parts will see the heaviest rain and strongest winds, whereas the southeast will get the best of the dry and bright weather. Temperatures generally around average, but sometimes cooler in the northwest. The weather may turn more settled for the first weekend in August, with temperatures trending upwards, but how long this lasts, if it occurs at all, is very uncertain.

Updated at: 1217 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 11 Aug 2016 to Thursday 25 Aug 2016:

Any early brief settled and warmer spell is unlikely to last, with the weather most probably returning to a changeable regime. Outbreaks of rain, along with sunshine and showers are likely to affect the country at times, but there is also expected to be some warmer and settled periods. Northern and northwestern parts will generally see the wettest weather, with the south and southeast seeing the most lengthy dry and fine spells. Temperatures will probably average out around normal, with some warmer and cooler days likely.

Updated at: 1217 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Chelmsford

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

Location Details

Chelmsford

Location: 51.7345, 0.4778

Altitude: 21.0 m above mean sea level

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