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Benson (nearest observation site to Oxford)

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Oxford forecast
Sun 30 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
18.3 16.7 15.7 15.7 16.2 16.1 16.0 15.8 15.5 15.5 15.5
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N 8 NNW 8 NNW 9 N 9 NE 10 NNE 8 N 7 NNE 8 NNE 9 NNE 8 N 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG M M M G G G G M M M
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80% 88% 96% 94% 94% 91% 91% 93% 94% 94% 93%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017
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F F R R F F R F F F F
Mon 31 Aug 2015
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light rain
15.2 14.8 14.3 14.2 14.1 13.9 13.7 13.9 13.9 13.9 13.9 14.3 14.6 14.6
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N 6 NNE 7 N 8 NNE 8 NNE 6 N 7 NNE 9 N 7 NNE 14 N 10 N 10 NNE 10 N 10 N 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M M M M M M M M P G G G VG G
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96% 96% 96% 96% 95% 95% 97% 97% 98% 96% 95% 94% 93% 95%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1016 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014 1013 1012 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
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Issued at: 1300 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 23.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Stowe 16.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington 12.3 °C
Highest rainfall South Newington 2.8 mm
Sunniest Herstmonceux 2.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 23.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 17.4 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 8.7 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 Mon 31 Aug 2015

Weather map

Mon 1300

Weather observation map for Oxford

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

Location Details

Oxford

Location: 51.7513, -1.2538

Altitude: 61m above mean sea level

Benson

Location: 51.62, -1.097

Altitude: 57 m above mean sea level

Distance from Oxford: 18.2 km