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Isle of Portland (nearest observation site to Dorchester)

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Dorchester forecast
Mon 03 Aug 2015
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Tue 04 Aug 2015
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Cloudy
15.0
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1015
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Issued at: 0000 on Wed 05 Aug 2015

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Extremes

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hurn 20.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Liscombe 15.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Boscombe Down 9.3 °C
Highest rainfall Chivenor 3.4 mm
Sunniest Hurn 8.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Writtle 22.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Banagher Caugh Hill 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Alice Holt Lodge 8.4 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 22.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 9.1 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 Wed 05 Aug 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Dorchester

Dorchester Dorchester – Cloudy 50.7138 -2.4381
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Overcast 51.149 -1.57
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405
St-Athan St-Athan – Cloudy 51.405 -3.44
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Cloudy 50.354 -4.121
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Cloudy 51.86 -1.692
Northolt Northolt – Overcast 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Coleshill Coleshill – Overcast 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 – Cloudy 50.218 -5.33
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Overcast 52.344 -3.947

Location Details

Dorchester

Location: 50.7138, -2.4381

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

Isle of Portland

Location: 50.522, -2.454

Altitude: 0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Dorchester: 21.4 km