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Wattisham (nearest observation site to Colchester)

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Colchester forecast
Wed 07 Dec 2016
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Overcast Fog Fog Overcast Mist Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
8.2 ° 8.2 ° 8.4 ° 8.8 ° 9.4 ° 9.8 ° 10.2 ° 11.1 ° 11.4 ° 11.6 ° 11.4 ° 11.0 ° 10.4 ° 10.0 ° 9.5 ° 9.1 ° 9.2 ° 9.2 ° 9.2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 9 SSW 10 SSW 10 SSW 14 SW 16 SW 14 SW 13 SSW 13 SSW 10 SSW 9 SSW 11 SSW 10 SSW 11 SSW 10 SSW 10 SSW 9 SSW 11 SSW 11 SSW 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
P VP VP P P P M G G G G G G G G G G G G
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99% 99% 99% 99% 97% 96% 95% 90% 87% 86% 86% 85% 85% 86% 88% 90% 89% 88% 87%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1026 1026 1025 1026 1026 1027 1026 1025 1025 1026 1025 1025 1025 1025 1026 1026 1025 1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F R R R F F F R R F S R R R F F
Thu 08 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Mist
10.0 ° 9.6 ° 9.5 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 9.5 °
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SW 14 SW 13 SW 11 SW 10 SW 13 SSW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG VG G G G
Humidity arrow down
83% 85% 86% 87% 87% 89%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1026 1025 1026 1026 1026 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R F R F
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Issued at: 0500 on Thu 8 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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East of England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Writtle 13.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Charsfield 11.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Charsfield 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Charsfield 0.2 mm
Sunniest Wittering 0.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 17.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Strathallan 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 45.6 mm
Sunniest Bude 5.0 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 Wed 7 Dec 2016

Weather map

Thu 0500

Weather observation map for Colchester

Colchester Colchester – Mist 51.8955 0.8936
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Northolt Northolt – Overcast 51.548 -0.415
Weybourne Weybourne – Overcast 52.949 1.127
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Wittering Wittering – Overcast 52.6111 -0.459
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Coningsby Coningsby – Overcast 53.094 -0.171
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – No data 51.86 -1.692
Waddington Waddington – Overcast 53.175 -0.521
Watnall Watnall – Mist 53.005 -1.25
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Overcast 51.149 -1.57
Coleshill Coleshill – Overcast 52.48 -1.689
Leconfield Sar Leconfield Sar – Overcast 53.867 -0.433
Watnall Watnall – Mist 53.005 -1.25

Location Details

Colchester

Location: 51.8955, 0.8936

Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

Wattisham

Location: 52.123, 0.961

Altitude: 89.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Colchester: 25.7 km