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Wattisham (nearest observation site to Colchester)

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Colchester forecast
Tue 24 May 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
14.2 ° 14.2 ° 14.5 ° 15.3 ° 13.4 ° 14.2 ° 15.2 ° 11.9 ° 10.8 ° 10.2 ° 9.4 ° 9.1 ° 8.7 °
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NNE 17 NNE 16 NNE 14 NNE 14 N 15 N 16 N 16 N 17 N 16 N 15 NNE 15 N 11 N 14
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VG VG VG VG E E VG E E VG E E VG
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58% 53% 54% 53% 58% 52% 49% 58% 66% 68% 65% 73% 72%
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1022 1022 1022 1021 1021 1021 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020
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F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Wed 25 May 2016
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Overcast Light rain Light rain Overcast Drizzle Overcast Overcast Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Overcast
8.5 ° 8.0 ° 8.0 ° 7.7 ° 7.1 ° 7.3 ° 7.8 ° 8.2 ° 8.5 ° 9.0 ° 9.6 °
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N 8 N 10 N 7 N 8 NNW 8 NW 7 NNW 7 N 8 NNW 7 NNW 6 NNW 10
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VG VG G G M G VG M M G G
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73% 78% 80% 84% 97% 96% 93% 95% 95% 92% 86%
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1020 1020 1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F R F F
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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 25 May 2016

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Extremes

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East of England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Writtle 16.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Cromer 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Brooms Barn 0.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 12.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Porthmadog 21.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Dalwhinnie 5.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 14.7 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 Wed 25 May 2016

Weather map

Wed 1100

Weather observation map for Colchester

Colchester Colchester – Overcast 51.8955 0.8936
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Northolt Northolt – Light rain 51.548 -0.415
Weybourne Weybourne – Drizzle 52.949 1.127
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Wittering Wittering – Light shower day 52.6111 -0.459
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Coningsby Coningsby – Light rain 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) – Overcast 51.86 -1.692
Waddington Waddington – Light rain 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 – Light shower day 52.48 -1.689
Leconfield Sar Leconfield Sar – Heavy shower day 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