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Isle of Portland (nearest observation site to Dorchester)

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Dorchester forecast
Sun 19 Feb 2017
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Issued at: 0200 on Mon 20 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Liscombe 9.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Hurn 0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Cardinham 1.2 mm
Sunniest Hurn 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle 13.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 8.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shoreham -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 8.8 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 7.8 hours

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Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 2302 on Sun 19 Feb 2017

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Dorchester

Dorchester Dorchester – Mist 50.7138 -2.4381
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Overcast 51.149 -1.57
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Overcast 50.7366 -3.40458
St-Athan St-Athan – No data 51.405 -3.44
Lyneham Lyneham – No data 51.5031 -1.9924
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Drizzle 50.354 -4.121
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.083 -2.8
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – No data 51.86 -1.692
Jersey Jersey – Drizzle 49.2079 -2.1955
Northolt Northolt – Overcast 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Overcast 51.708 -5.055
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Camborne Camborne – Drizzle 50.218 -5.33

Location Details

Dorchester

Location: 50.7138, -2.4381

Altitude: 71.0 m above mean sea level

Isle of Portland

Location: 50.522, -2.454

Altitude: 52.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Dorchester: 21.4 km