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Issued at: 2000 on Sat 04 Jul 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for East of England

Most places dry with sunshine Sunday. Some heavy showers possible.

This Evening and Tonight:

There will be warm sunny spells through the evening. This will be followed by dry conditions throughout the night with light winds and some long clear spells. Cooler than last night. Minimum Temperature 14°C.

Sunday:

Dry for most with some sunny spells. Heavy, thundery rain may affect eastern areas for a time in the morning, with isolated heavy showers possible elsewhere during the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 23°C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday mainly dry with sunny spells, although some rain possible overnight. Tuesday rather cloudy with scattered, heavy possibly thundery showers. Wednesday breezy with perhaps a shower.

Updated at: 1507 on Sat 04 Jul 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Showers in the northwest, fine and dry elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy in northern Scotland with occasional rain or drizzle and coastal fog. Isolated showers, some heavy with thunder, for Northern Ireland and western Scotland. Dry with clear spells across rest of the UK. Cooler and fresher overnight than of late.

Sunday:

Sunny spells and isolated showers, some of these heavy and thunder in the far southeast at first, and the northeast later. Dry with clear spells overnight.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Mostly dry to start Monday, but rain will spread in from the west later. Rain gradually clearing on Tuesday leaving sunshine and sharp showers. Generally cloudy Wednesday with occasional showers.

Updated at: 1444 on Sat 04 Jul 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 9 Jul 2015 to Saturday 18 Jul 2015:

Bright and breezy on Thursday with a mixture of showers and sunny spells, together with a brisk northerly breeze. Less windy on Friday with a mixture of broken cloud and a few showers across much of the UK, although the southwest may turn cloudier with a little drizzle at times. After this, a fairly quiet period of weather is likely to develop through next weekend and into the following week, with mostly dry conditions across southern parts but some rain at times in the north. Temperatures during this period will tend to drop a little below normal to start with, this feeling much cooler than of late for many places, before slowly rising later, perhaps becoming warm in the southeast.

UK Outlook for Sunday 19 Jul 2015 to Sunday 2 Aug 2015:

Many southern and central parts of the UK are likely to be mostly dry, often with fine, warm conditions. Towards the north and northwest there will be some cloudier conditions with rain at times, although even here some periods of dry weather are expected. Temperatures are likely to be around average in the north, but in the south there may be spells of very warm weather for the time of year. These hot conditions bring a low risk of occasional thundery outbreaks, mainly for the southeast.

Updated at: 1210 on Sat 04 Jul 2015

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Weather forecast map for Norwich

Norwich Norwich – Clear night 52.6305 1.2991
Ipswich Ipswich – Clear night 52.0563 1.1499
Cambridge Cambridge – Partly cloudy night 52.2075 0.124
Boston Boston – Clear night 52.9786 -0.0249
Peterborough Peterborough – Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.2388
Lincoln Lincoln – Clear night 53.2304 -0.539
Rochester Rochester – Partly cloudy night 51.3875 0.5084
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Partly cloudy night 52.0382 -0.7555
London London – Partly cloudy night 51.5081 -0.1248
Hull Hull – Clear night 53.7492 -0.3471
Dover Dover – Partly cloudy night 51.1259 1.3179
Nottingham Nottingham – Clear night 52.9545 -1.1565
Banbury Banbury – Partly cloudy night 52.0625 -1.3383
Sheffield Sheffield – Partly cloudy night 53.3809 -1.4686
Reading Reading – Clear night 51.4523 -0.9724
Birmingham Birmingham – Clear night 52.4859 -1.889
York York – Partly cloudy night 53.9621 -1.0789
Brighton Brighton – Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.1356
Leeds Leeds – Clear night 53.8011 -1.547
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Clear night 53.0024 -2.178

Location Details

Norwich

Location: 52.6305, 1.2991

Altitude: 11m above mean sea level

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Norwich information

On the banks of the river Wensum in the East of England sits the city of Norwich, with an urban area population of over 190,000.

In the Middle Ages, the town and its surrounding areas profited from the sale of wool, making Norwich one of the most affluent towns in the country. A great many churches remain standing there to this day, testament to the wealth of the time. Centuries later, the cloth trade brought more financial success to the region, allowing Norwich to develop and grow even more into one of the most cultured areas in the country. In light of its history as a hub of creativity, Norwich was also recently named as the first English City of Literature thanks to its rich cultural history and regular celebrations of its literary past - alumni of the UEA's famous creative writing courses include Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro.

The city's primary sporting attraction is Carrow Road, home of Norwich City Football Club and the Canaries, as they are known, share a strong rivalry with their East Anglian neighbours, Ipswich.

Winter temperatures in Norwich are around half a degree warmer than the UK average. February is the coldest month with daytime minimums around 1.3 °C. There are notably more days of air frost in February than any other month and the figure halves from February to March. It's also the driest time of year with only 41.7 mm of rainfall accumulation. Winter isn't the wettest time of year for Norwich, although there are more days of rainfall greater than 1 mm than any other season.

Average daytime maxima in Norwich increase from 10 °C in March to nearly 16 °C by May. This is around a degree warmer than the UK average. It's rare, although not unheard of for an air frost to develop in May. May is the sunniest month of the year with an average of 212 sunshine hours. Average sunshine hours are actually lower in June. Spring in Norwich is the driest time of the year with rainfall accumulation around 140 mm - though there are fewer 'rain days' in summer.

August is the hottest time of the year in Norwich with an average high of 21.4 °C. July's average maximum is virtually the same and it is also the sunniest month in Norwich, with 203.5 sunshine hours on average. Rainfall accumulation throughout the summer months totals 181.6 mm. This is below the UK average and makes summer the second wettest season.

Temperatures fall in autumn from 18.6 °C in September to 10.4 °C by November. Rainfall accumulation in Norwich is highest during autumn. October and November have the joint highest rainfall totals of any month at 68.2 mm, although this is still below the national average. Air frost starts to develop in October and the number of air frost days increases significantly by November.

All climate data based on Coltishall, 1981 - 2010.

Last updated: 12 August 2014