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Isle of Portland (nearest observation site to Dorchester)

Dorchester forecast
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Wed 27 Aug 2014
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Overcast Overcast Mist Drizzle
15.5 16.1 16.9 16.6 16.9 17.4 17.5 18.2 17.7 16.1 15.0 15.4 16.1 16.7 16.8
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
E 21 E 23 ESE 22 30 ESE 23 ESE 22 SE 18 SE 16 SSE 16 SSE 16 S 15 SSE 21 29 SE 21 30 SSE 25 32 SSE 23 31 S 19 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G VG M G M G VG VG G P M G M P
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1010 1010 1010 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising) arrow down
R R R R F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:16 Sunset: 20:06 Moon phase: New
Thu 28 Aug 2014
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Drizzle Overcast Mist Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
17.0 16.7 16.6 16.4 16.2 16.4 16.5 16.4 16.1 16.8
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 17 29 WSW 16 WSW 17 WSW 17 WSW 17 W 21 W 16 W 16 W 17 WSW 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
P M M G G G G G G G
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1009 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising) arrow down
F F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:18 Sunset: 20:04 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 0900 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Extremes

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Chivenor 19.6
Lowest maximum temperature Liscombe 15.1
Lowest minimum temperature Winchcombe Sudeley Castle 7.7
Highest rainfall Plymouth 15.8
Sunniest Lyneham 5.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 21.2
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.2
Lowest minimum temperature Tyndrum -0.6
Highest rainfall Plymouth 15.8
Sunniest Kinloss 13.4

About extremes

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)

Issued at: 0002 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Weather Map

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Dorchester Cloudy 50.7138 -2.4381
Cardiff Cloudy 51.4812 -3.1778
Swindon Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Barnstaple Light shower day 51.0777 -4.0571
Plymouth Mist 50.3713 -4.1348
Reading Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Hereford Sunny intervals 52.056 -2.7146
Banbury Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Jersey Cloudy 49.2079 -2.1955
London Drizzle 51.5081 -0.1248
Milton Keynes Overcast 52.0382 -0.7555
Birmingham Sunny day 52.4859 -1.889
Pembroke Overcast 51.6731 -4.9084
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Camborne Cloudy 50.2122 -5.2937

Location Details

Dorchester

Location: 50.7138, -2.4381

Altitude: 71m above mean sea level

Isle of Portland

Location: 50.522, -2.454

Altitude: 52 m above mean sea level

Distance from Dorchester: 21.4 km