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Wattisham (nearest observation site to Colchester)

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Colchester forecast
Sat 30 Apr 2016
2300
Clear night
3.4 °
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WSW 6
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E
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85%
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1026
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Sun 01 May 2016
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4.0 ° 3.1 ° 2.9 ° 2.9 ° 2.6 ° 2.3 ° 1.9 ° 2.1 ° 6.2 ° 8.5 ° 10.2 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 12.6 ° 13.0 ° 13.9 ° 13.7 ° 14.0 ° 12.4 ° 12.0 ° 11.5 ° 11.8 ° 11.1 ° 10.4 °
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84% 87% 90% 90% 91% 94% 96% 94% 81% 72% 61% 51% 49% 46% 47% 51% 48% 47% 57% 60% 62% 62% 66% 70%
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1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1028 1028 1029 1029 1029 1028 1028 1027 1027 1027 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026
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R R R R R R R R R R R S F F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 2300 on Sun 1 May 2016

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Extremes

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East of England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 14.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Weybourne 10.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -2.7 °C
Highest rainfall Wittering 2.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 11.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 7.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Newport (Salop) 8.6 mm
Sunniest Bala 12.6 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 1 May 2016

Weather map

Sun 2300

Weather observation map for Colchester

Colchester Colchester – Overcast 51.8955 0.8936
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 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 – 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 – Overcast 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