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Isle of Portland (nearest observation site to Dorchester)

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Tue 03 Mar 2015
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Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Wed 04 Mar 2015
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Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: Full
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Issued at: 0300 on Wed 04 Mar 2015

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Extremes

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 8.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Liscombe 5.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Hurn -0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Okehampton 10.3 mm
Sunniest Yeovilton 7.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 10.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore 2.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -4.0 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 22.6 mm
Sunniest Shawbury 9.3 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)

Issued at: 2304 on Tue 03 Mar 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Dorchester

Dorchester Dorchester – Clear night 50.7138 -2.4381
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405
St-Athan St-Athan – Partly cloudy night 51.405 -3.44
Lyneham Lyneham – Clear night 51.5031 -1.9924
Chivenor Chivenor – Partly cloudy night 51.089 -4.149
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Partly cloudy night 50.354 -4.121
Benson Benson – Clear night 51.62 -1.097
Hereford Hereford – Clear night 52.083 -2.8
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Clear night 51.86 -1.692
Isle of Portland Isle of Portland – Clear night 50.522 -2.454
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Clear night 52.225 -0.464
Coleshill Coleshill – Clear night 52.48 -1.689
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Partly cloudy night 51.708 -5.055
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Cloudy 52.757 -3.464
Camborne Camborne – Light snow shower night 50.218 -5.33
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314

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