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Issued at: 2200 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for East of England

Showery rain spreading eastwards, perhaps thundery. Becoming drier during Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Very warm this evening with cloud thickening in the west bringing a few heavy showers or thunderstorms through the evening, whilst remaining mainly dry further east. Showers and isolated storms spreading eastwards through the night, clearing most parts by dawn. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.

Friday:

Early cloud clearing to give a dry and much brighter day with plenty of sunshine. Gradually feeling less humid, but still warm in the sunshine with light winds. Maximum Temperature 25 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, initially dry with warm sunshine, but heavy showers possibly developing later. Scattered thunderstorms likely overnight, with further rain or showers likely Sunday. Sunny spells and isolated showers on Monday.

Updated at: 1504 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain across Scotland and Northern Ireland. Elsewhere thunderstorms dying out.

This Evening and Tonight:

Thundery showers across England and Wales at first will gradually die out from the west later this evening and overnight. Outbreaks of rain across northern Ireland will be heavy at times and will spread into northern Scotland overnight.

Friday:

Cloudy and breezy across northern and central Scotland with outbreaks of rain, but it should become dry later. Elsewhere it will be dry and warm with some sunshine.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain on Saturday and Sunday which could become heavy and prolonged across Wales and the Midlands. Some bright spells of Monday but also occasional showers.

Updated at: 1531 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 to Thursday 8 Sep 2016:

Outbreaks of rain are expected to spread into the north and west on Tuesday, but the south and east should stay mainly dry with sunny spells. The rain should move southeastwards during Wednesday and Thursday, but it is likely to become light and patchy. Temperatures will be warm in the southeast, but nearer normal temperatures in the northwest are likely to spread across all parts. The weather through the rest of the period is likely to be changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some dry and brighter periods. The best of the brighter weather occurring in the southeast, with some wet and windy spells at times in the northwest. Temperatures will be generally near normal although there is the chance of some temporary warmer spells.

Updated at: 1211 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Sep 2016 to Thursday 22 Sep 2016:

Westerly or southwesterly winds are expected to dominate through this period. This will bring changeable weather, with showers or longer spells of rain interspersed by some dry and bright periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain is expected to occur in the north and west, where it could also be windy at times. The best of the brighter weather probably occurring in the south and east. Temperatures through this period are likely to be generally near normal.

Updated at: 1210 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Colchester

Colchester Colchester – Clear night 51.8955 0.8936
Rochester Rochester – Partly cloudy night 51.3875 0.5084
Cambridge Cambridge – Partly cloudy night 52.2075 0.124
London London – Partly cloudy night 51.5081 -0.1248
Norwich Norwich – Partly cloudy night 52.6305 1.2991
Dover Dover – Clear night 51.1259 1.3179
Peterborough Peterborough – Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Partly cloudy night 52.0382 -0.7555
Boston Boston – Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Reading Reading – Partly cloudy night 51.4523 -0.9724
Brighton Brighton – Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.1356
Banbury Banbury – Partly cloudy night 52.0625 -1.3383
Lincoln Lincoln – Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
Nottingham Nottingham – Heavy shower night 52.9545 -1.1565
Swindon Swindon – Light shower night 51.5556 -1.7784
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Birmingham Birmingham – Heavy shower night 52.4859 -1.889
Hull Hull – Heavy rain 53.7492 -0.3471
Sheffield Sheffield – Heavy rain 53.3809 -1.4686

Location Details

Colchester

Location: 51.8955, 0.8936

Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

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