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Wattisham (nearest observation site to Colchester)

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Colchester forecast
Sat 23 Jul 2016
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Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast
20.6 ° 18.7 ° 17.9 ° 17.5 °
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SSE 9 SE 9 SSE 10 SSE 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG M
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67% 78% 84% 93%
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1019 1020 1020 1020
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F R R R
Sun 24 Jul 2016
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast
17.7 ° 17.8 ° 17.5 ° 17.1 ° 16.2 ° 15.9 ° 14.6 ° 16.5 ° 17.1 ° 20.1 ° 21.2 ° 22.2 ° 23.0 ° 23.8 ° 24.5 ° 23.6 ° 24.5 ° 23.4 ° 22.7 ° 22.5 ° 21.7 °
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SSE 9 S 6 S 5 SSW 5 S 6 S 6 SW 6 SSW 3 W 8 WSW 6 SW 8 WSW 9 WSW 11 SW 10 WSW 13 WSW 13 WSW 14 SW 13 SW 14 SW 11 WSW 9
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M G G VG VG G M VG VG E VG E VG VG VG E VG VG E E E
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92% 88% 87% 85% 89% 91% 95% 87% 84% 69% 66% 59% 56% 53% 55% 55% 50% 55% 60% 62% 66%
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1020 1020 1020 1019 1019 1019 1019 1018 1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1017 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R 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 Sun 24 Jul 2016

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Extremes

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East of England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cambridge Niab 28.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Cromer 20.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Andrewsfield Trace 
Sunniest Shoeburyness 13.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 28.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wick Airport 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie 5.4 °C
Highest rainfall Stormont Castle 6.2 mm
Sunniest Manston 13.9 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 Sun 24 Jul 2016

Weather map

Sun 2000

Weather observation map for Colchester

Colchester Colchester – Overcast 51.8955 0.8936
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
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 – Cloudy 52.6111 -0.459
Coningsby Coningsby – Cloudy 53.094 -0.171
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Overcast 51.86 -1.692
Waddington Waddington – Cloudy 53.175 -0.521
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 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 – Overcast 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