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Brize Norton (nearest observation site to Wantage)

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Wantage forecast
Tue 06 Dec 2016
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Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Fog Drizzle Fog Fog Overcast Mist Mist Mist Drizzle
5.2 ° 5.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.9 ° 7.3 ° 7.3 ° 7.3 ° 7.4 ° 8.2 ° 8.2 ° 8.7 ° 9.2 ° 9.5 °
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ESE 2 ESE 3 SE 3 SE 3 SE 6 N 0 SSE 2 SE 3 SSW 2 SSW 3 S 5 SSW 3 SSW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VP VP VP P VP VP VP VP P P P P P
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R F F F F F R R R R R R F
Wed 07 Dec 2016
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Light rain Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Cloudy
9.0 ° 9.4 ° 8.9 ° 8.8 ° 8.6 ° 8.8 ° 8.3 ° 7.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 ° 9.1 ° 11.4 °
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S 5 N 0 N 0 S 3 SSE 2 S 5 SE 5 S 5 SSW 2 N 0 SSE 1 SW 6
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P P P P P P P P P M M G
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98% 98% 97% 98% 99% 98% 99% 99% 98% 98% 99% 91%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1026 1026 1026 1026 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F R R R F
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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 12.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature High Wycombe 8.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall South Newington 0.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 2.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Magilligan 13.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Strathallan 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 22.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 2.8 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: 2302 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Weather map

Wed 1100

Weather observation map for Wantage

Wantage Wantage – Cloudy 51.5884 -1.425
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – No data 51.86 -1.692
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Cloudy 51.149 -1.57
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Hereford Hereford – Sunny day 52.083 -2.8
Coleshill Coleshill – Mist 52.48 -1.689
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Cloudy 51.006 -2.64
St-Athan St-Athan – Drizzle 51.405 -3.44
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Wittering Wittering – Cloudy 52.6111 -0.459
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Leek Leek – Mist 53.12755 -1.97993
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Sunny day 50.7366 -3.40458

Location Details

Wantage

Location: 51.5884, -1.425

Altitude: 91.0 m above mean sea level

Brize Norton

Location: 51.758, -1.576

Altitude: 81.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Wantage: 21.5 km