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Benson (nearest observation site to Oxford)

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Oxford forecast
Mon 30 May 2016
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
14.2 ° 14.9 ° 16.3 ° 16.6 ° 16.8 ° 16.6 ° 16.0 ° 14.8 ° 14.0 ° 13.1 °
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NNW 11 N 13 N 15 NNW 14 NNW 14 NNW 14 N 15 29 N 11 NNW 10 NNW 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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81% 74% 69% 69% 66% 68% 67% 73% 75% 75%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1017 1017 1018 1017
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S F F F F F R R R R
Tue 31 May 2016
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Cloudy Overcast Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
12.8 ° 12.4 ° 11.6 ° 11.2 ° 10.8 ° 10.8 ° 10.6 ° 10.6 ° 10.9 ° 11.0 ° 11.7 ° 12.3 ° 12.2 ° 11.4 ° 11.6 °
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NNW 9 NNW 11 NNW 13 N 11 NNW 11 NNW 14 N 14 N 15 N 15 NNW 11 N 15 N 15 N 16 30 N 10 N 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G M M
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74% 70% 74% 75% 77% 78% 78% 79% 79% 83% 79% 78% 82% 94% 94%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1017 1017 1016 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1400 on Tue 31 May 2016

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 18.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature High Wycombe 9.6 °C
Highest rainfall Hampton Water Works 0.0 mm
Sunniest Herstmonceux 3.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Porthmadog 22.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loftus 10.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shap 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Prestwick 2.4 mm
Sunniest Tiree 15.8 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: 0002 on Tue 31 May 2016

Weather map

Tue 1400

Weather observation map for Oxford

Oxford Oxford – Heavy rain 51.7513 -1.2538
Benson Benson – Heavy rain 51.62 -1.097
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Wittering Wittering – Heavy rain 52.6111 -0.459
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
St-Athan St-Athan – Sunny day 51.405 -3.44
Coningsby Coningsby – Light rain 53.094 -0.171
Wattisham Wattisham – Drizzle 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