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Wattisham (nearest observation site to Colchester)

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Colchester forecast
Mon 03 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20.7 22.1 23.6 23.6 23.4 24.1 23.0 22.8 21.9 20.4 19.5 19.0 17.8 17.2
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WSW 17 SW 18 WSW 17 29 SW 19 30 SW 18 29 SW 17 31 SSW 16 SSW 18 SSW 19 31 SSW 16 29 S 14 S 14 SSW 9 SSW 9
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VG E VG VG VG E VG E E E VG VG VG VG
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69% 64% 57% 57% 53% 51% 56% 59% 63% 72% 69% 69% 74% 76%
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1011 1011 1011 1010 1011 1011 1011 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011
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R R R F F F R F F R R R R R
Tue 04 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
16.7 16.3 15.9 15.5 15.4 14.9 13.8 14.1 15.3 16.7 18.0
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SW 6 SSW 6 S 7 SSW 6 S 8 S 6 SW 8 SW 9 WSW 14 SW 14 SW 16
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VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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79% 81% 86% 81% 81% 83% 86% 81% 67% 59% 51%
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1011 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F S R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1000 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

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Extremes

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East of England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Norwich Airport 26.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Rothamsted 22.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Bedford 12.5 °C
Highest rainfall Shoeburyness Trace 
Sunniest Shoeburyness 9.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Coningsby 26.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 9.5 °C
Highest rainfall Machrihanish 10.2 mm
Sunniest Edinburgh Gogarbank 12.5 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 04 Aug 2015

Weather map

Tue 1000

Weather observation map for Colchester

Colchester Colchester – Sunny day 51.8955 0.8936
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Bedford Bedford – Sunny intervals 52.225 -0.464
Northolt Northolt – Sunny intervals 51.548 -0.415
Weybourne Weybourne – Sunny day 52.949 1.127
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Wittering Wittering – Sunny day 52.6111 -0.459
Bedford Bedford – Sunny intervals 52.225 -0.464
Coningsby Coningsby – Sunny intervals 53.094 -0.171
Benson Benson – Sunny intervals 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 – Sunny intervals 53.175 -0.521
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Sunny intervals 51.149 -1.57
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Leconfield Sar Leconfield Sar – Sunny day 53.867 -0.433
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Leek Leek – Overcast 53.12755 -1.97993

Location Details

Colchester

Location: 51.8955, 0.8936

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

Wattisham

Location: 52.123, 0.961

Altitude: 0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Colchester: 25.7 km