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Wattisham (nearest observation site to Colchester)

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Colchester forecast
Mon 31 Aug 2015
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Light shower night Heavy rain Light shower day Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light rain Light rain Drizzle Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast
14.3 14.6 14.8 14.8 14.4 14.2 14.1 13.6 13.8 14.5 14.6 14.5 14.3 13.7 13.5 13.5 13.4 13.0
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NNE 8 N 10 N 11 NNE 13 N 15 NNE 18 NNE 15 NNW 10 N 13 N 13 N 13 NNW 13 NNW 13 NNW 15 N 15 NNW 11 NNW 11 NNW 11
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M M M M M G E M G G E G M M G G G VG
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98% 98% 98% 96% 97% 96% 92% 95% 96% 95% 94% 95% 97% 97% 96% 96% 95% 96%
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F F F F F F F R R R F R R R R R R R
Tue 01 Sep 2015
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
12.6 12.3 12.7 12.6 12.9 12.8 12.5
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NW 8 NW 7 NNW 9 NNW 9 NW 10 NW 9 NW 7
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G G G M G G G
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97% 97% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97%
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1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015
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R R R R R F R
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Issued at: 0600 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

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Extremes

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East of England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Shoeburyness 16.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Houghton Hall 14.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Brooms Barn 13.2 °C
Highest rainfall Santon Downham 27.4 mm
Sunniest Wittering 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Threave 19.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 12.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Eskdalemuir 2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Santon Downham 27.4 mm
Sunniest Valley 12.3 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 01 Sep 2015

Weather map

Tue 0600

Weather observation map for Colchester

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

Location Details

Colchester

Location: 51.8955, 0.8936

Altitude: 4m above mean sea level

Wattisham

Location: 52.123, 0.961

Altitude: 89 m above mean sea level

Distance from Colchester: 25.7 km