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Benson (nearest observation site to Oxford)

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Oxford forecast
Wed 31 Aug 2016
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
12.5 ° 11.3 ° 11.6 ° 12.0 ° 11.9 ° 11.7 ° 14.3 ° 16.1 ° 17.1 ° 19.8 ° 20.6 ° 21.3 ° 21.3 ° 21.0 ° 22.0 ° 19.4 ° 19.7 ° 18.8 ° 17.7 ° 15.8 ° 13.9 ° 13.0 °
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S 3 SSE 7 SW 1 SSE 3 SSE 6 S 5 S 5 S 5 S 8 SW 11 SW 11 SW 11 WSW 8 WSW 15 WSW 9 W 10 SW 11 SW 10 SSW 8 SW 6 SSE 5 SSW 2
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VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG
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85% 89% 90% 88% 87% 89% 84% 79% 74% 59% 60% 59% 62% 64% 62% 84% 73% 69% 75% 70% 77% 82%
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Thu 01 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
11.9 ° 11.7 ° 10.7 °
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S 1 SW 2 N 0
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VG VG VG
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89% 92% 94%
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R R R
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Issued at: 0200 on Thu 1 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 25.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Catherines Point 19.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kew Gardens 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Middle Wallop 0.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 9.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Weybourne 25.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 14.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kew Gardens 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 19.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 11.4 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 Thu 1 Sep 2016

Weather map

Thu 0200

Weather observation map for Oxford

Oxford Oxford – Partly cloudy night 51.7513 -1.2538
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Clear night 51.86 -1.692
Benson Benson – Partly cloudy night 51.62 -1.097
Lyneham Lyneham – Clear night 51.5031 -1.9924
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Coleshill Coleshill – Overcast 52.48 -1.689
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Clear night 51.149 -1.57
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 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 – Clear night 51.006 -2.64
Watnall Watnall – Cloudy 53.005 -1.25
St-Athan St-Athan – Light rain 51.405 -3.44
Leek Leek – Cloudy 53.12755 -1.97993
Coningsby Coningsby – Cloudy 53.094 -0.171
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 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