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Isle of Portland (nearest observation site to Dorchester)

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Dorchester forecast
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Sat 28 Mar 2015
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Drizzle Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Cloudy Partly cloudy night
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WSW 29 40 WSW 30 38 WSW 32 40 WSW 31 40 WSW 28 38 WSW 33 39 WSW 32 40 WSW 30 40 WSW 29 37 W 25 36 WSW 24 30 W 26 33
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Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 18:34 Moon phase: First quarter
Sun 29 Mar 2015
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Mist Overcast Overcast Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Overcast Mist Mist
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W 31 43 WSW 31 41 W 33 43 W 33 45 W 31 43 WSW 33 43 WSW 36 44 WSW 39 47 WSW 36 48 W 39 51 WSW 41 54 WSW 41 53
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Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:36 Moon phase: First quarter
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Issued at: 1300 on Sun 29 Mar 2015

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Extremes

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 15.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Liscombe 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Liscombe 5.9 °C
Highest rainfall Liscombe 8.2 mm
Sunniest Yeovilton 0.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Coningsby 16.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 7.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Rochdale 26.2 mm
Sunniest Leeming 5.1 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: 2302 on Sat 28 Mar 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Dorchester

Dorchester Dorchester – Mist 50.7138 -2.4381
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405
St-Athan St-Athan – Light shower day 51.405 -3.44
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Light rain 50.354 -4.121
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Hereford Hereford – Light rain 52.083 -2.8
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Overcast 51.86 -1.692
Isle of Portland Isle of Portland – Mist 50.522 -2.454
Northolt Northolt – Light rain 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Light shower day 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 – Light rain 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