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Benson (nearest observation site to Oxford)

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Oxford forecast
Mon 20 Feb 2017
2000 2100 2200 2300
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
11.6 ° 11.6 ° 11.0 ° 10.2 °
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WSW 8 WSW 10 SW 9 WSW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG
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88% 86% 88% 91%
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1019 1019 1019 1019
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R R F F
Tue 21 Feb 2017
0000 0100 0200 0300 0400 0500 0600 0700 0800 0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Drizzle Heavy rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10.5 ° 10.1 ° 10.4 ° 10.0 ° 9.6 ° 9.4 ° 9.8 ° 10.0 ° 10.1 ° 10.7 ° 11.4 ° 12.2 ° 12.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.0 ° 11.6 ° 11.8 ° 11.5 ° 11.2 ° 10.8 ° 11.0 °
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WSW 9 WSW 8 WSW 8 WSW 9 SW 6 SW 6 WSW 8 WSW 7 WSW 8 WSW 8 WSW 13 WSW 11 SW 11 WSW 16 WSW 18 WSW 16 WSW 16 WSW 17 32 WSW 17 29 WSW 17 WSW 16 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG M P G VG G G G G VG E VG E VG E VG E VG VG
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89% 90% 89% 93% 97% 97% 93% 94% 94% 91% 89% 86% 83% 85% 84% 90% 85% 86% 86% 84% 83%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1016 1015 1015 1014 1014 1014 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F R R R F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 2000 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Catherines Point 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Langdon Bay 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Reading University 0.2 mm
Sunniest Reading University 3.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fylingdales 6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 29.2 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 7.5 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 Mon 20 Feb 2017

Weather map

Tue 2000

Weather observation map for Oxford

Oxford Oxford – Overcast 51.7513 -1.2538
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Overcast 51.86 -1.692
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Overcast 51.149 -1.57
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Wittering Wittering – Cloudy 52.6111 -0.459
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Cloudy 51.006 -2.64
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
St-Athan St-Athan – Mist 51.405 -3.44
Leek Leek – Overcast 53.12755 -1.97993
Coningsby Coningsby – Light rain 53.094 -0.171
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Cloudy 52.757 -3.464
Wattisham Wattisham – Cloudy 52.123 0.961

Location Details

Oxford

Location: 51.7513, -1.2538

Altitude: 61.0 m above mean sea level

Benson

Location: 51.62, -1.097

Altitude: 57.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Oxford: 18.2 km