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Boscombe Down (nearest observation site to Salisbury)

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Salisbury forecast
Sat 30 Apr 2016
2000 2100 2200 2300
Light rain Overcast Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
4.8 ° 6.2 ° 5.1 ° 4.1 °
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WSW 7 WNW 7   W 6
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E E E E
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92% 78% 88% 89%
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1026 1027 1027 1028
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R R R R
Sun 01 May 2016
0000 0100 0200 0300 0400 0500 0600 0700 0800 0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Mist Mist Fog Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
3.4 ° 2.6 ° 2.9 ° 2.8 ° 1.6 ° 1.2 ° 0.9 ° 1.3 ° 3.3 ° 6.7 ° 9.2 ° 10.2 ° 11.7 ° 12.0 ° 13.5 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 11.5 ° 10.9 ° 9.9 °
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SSE 2     SW 5 SSW 3 SSW 3 SSW 3 S 3 S 5 S 6 SSW 10 SSW 13 SSW 15 SSW 14 SSW 17 SSW 17 SSW 16 SSW 16 SSW 15 SSW 17
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E G VG G M P VP M E E VG VG VG VG E VG E E E VG
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92% 94% 94% 94% 97% 100% 99% 99% 95% 85% 77% 70% 62% 62% 59% 61% 65% 71% 76% 85%
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1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1028 1028 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027
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R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 2000 on Sun 1 May 2016

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Extremes

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South West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 14.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 9.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Yeovilton -2.9 °C
Highest rainfall Winchcombe Sudeley Castle 2.4 mm
Sunniest Yeovilton 12.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 7.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Newport (Salop) 8.6 mm
Sunniest Bala 12.6 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 1 May 2016

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Salisbury

Salisbury Salisbury – Cloudy 51.0683 -1.7931
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Overcast 51.006 -2.64
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
St-Athan St-Athan – Drizzle 51.405 -3.44
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Overcast 51.86 -1.692
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Overcast 50.7366 -3.40458
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Drizzle 50.354 -4.121
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Wittering Wittering – Overcast 52.6111 -0.459

Location Details

Salisbury

Location: 51.0683, -1.7931

Altitude: 46.0 m above mean sea level

Boscombe Down

Location: 51.161, -1.754

Altitude: 126.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Salisbury: 10.7 km