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Isle of Portland (nearest observation site to Dorchester)

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Dorchester forecast
Fri 28 Aug 2015
2300
Overcast
15.5
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SW 9
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VG
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96%
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1020
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Sat 29 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast
15.5 15.4 15.5 15.5 15.4 15.4 15.6 15.5 16.1 16.7 17.4 17.3 17.6 18.0 17.4 16.9 17.3 16.3 16.0 15.6 15.3 15.1 15.1 15.5
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SW 11 SSW 10 SSW 9 SW 7 SSW 7 S 7 SSW 8 S 7 S 7 S 7 ESE 7 ESE 6 E 8 E 9 E 8 E 10 E 11 ESE 7 ESE 6 ESE 6 ESE 2 E 6 NE 5 N 8
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VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG E E E VG E G G VG VG E E G
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96% 97% 96% 96% 96% 96% 94% 94% 90% 87% 82% 85% 81% 85% 84% 91% 86% 93% 96% 94% 94% 91% 90% 94%
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1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019
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R R R F F F R R R F F R F F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 2300 on Sat 29 Aug 2015

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Extremes

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Larkhill 21.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Liscombe 18.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Liscombe 9.7 °C
Highest rainfall Swanage 2.2 mm
Sunniest Hurn 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 23.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shobdon 8.3 °C
Highest rainfall Blencathra 22.0 mm
Sunniest Valley 10.2 hours

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)

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 Sun 30 Aug 2015

Weather map

Sat 2300

Weather observation map for Dorchester

Dorchester Dorchester – Overcast 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 – Cloudy 51.089 -4.149
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Overcast 50.354 -4.121
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 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 – Overcast 50.522 -2.454
Northolt Northolt – Overcast 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Coleshill Coleshill – Partly cloudy night 52.48 -1.689
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Overcast 51.708 -5.055
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Clear night 52.757 -3.464
Camborne Camborne – Cloudy 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