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Isle of Portland (nearest observation site to Dorchester)

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Dorchester forecast
Sun 28 Aug 2016
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17.7 ° 18.5 ° 18.2 ° 18.2 ° 17.6 ° 17.5 ° 17.5 ° 17.4 ° 17.4 ° 17.3 ° 17.1 °
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Mon 29 Aug 2016
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
17.1 ° 16.7 ° 16.4 ° 16.0 ° 16.2 ° 15.6 ° 15.5 ° 15.3 ° 16.2 ° 17.3 ° 18.5 ° 17.8 ° 19.0 ° 19.2 °
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Issued at: 1300 on Mon 29 Aug 2016

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Winchcombe Sudeley Castle 22.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Camborne 18.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Okehampton 12.5 °C
Highest rainfall Dunkeswell 7.4 mm
Sunniest Filton 2.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Monks Wood 24.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loftus 14.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 8.2 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 33.2 mm
Sunniest Tiree 11.9 hours

About extremes

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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: 0002 on Mon 29 Aug 2016

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Weather observation map for Dorchester

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