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Wattisham (nearest observation site to Harwich)

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Harwich forecast
Tue 06 Dec 2016
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Fog Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog
5.3 ° 6.2 ° 7.7 ° 7.4 ° 7.3 ° 6.5 ° 4.2 ° 2.8 ° 4.7 ° 6.8 ° 7.4 ° 7.3 ° 7.3 °
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SW 8 S 5 S 3 SSE 6 S 5 SSE 5 SSW 3 SW 5 SW 2 S 6 S 8 SSW 9 S 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VP P P P P VP VP VP VP VP VP VP VP
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1029 1028 1027 1027 1027 1027 1028 1028 1028 1028 1027 1027 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R F F F F R R R R F F F
Wed 07 Dec 2016
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Fog Fog Drizzle Fog Fog Overcast Fog Fog Overcast Mist Mist Cloudy
7.9 ° 7.9 ° 7.5 ° 7.7 ° 8.2 ° 8.2 ° 8.2 ° 8.4 ° 8.8 ° 9.4 ° 9.8 ° 10.2 °
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SSW 8 SSW 9 SSW 10 SSW 9 SSW 10 SSW 9 SSW 10 SSW 10 SSW 14 SW 16 SW 14 SW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VP VP VP VP VP P VP VP P P P M
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99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 97% 96% 95%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1027 1027 1026 1027 1026 1026 1026 1025 1026 1026 1027 1026
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F F F F F F R R R
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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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East of England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Woburn 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Santon Downham 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Norwich Airport -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cavendish 0.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 2.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Magilligan 13.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Strathallan 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 22.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 2.8 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: 2302 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Weather map

Wed 1100

Weather observation map for Harwich

Harwich Harwich – Cloudy 51.9343 1.262
Weybourne Weybourne – Sunny day 52.949 1.127
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Wittering Wittering – Cloudy 52.6111 -0.459
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Coningsby Coningsby – Mist 53.094 -0.171
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – No data 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 – Cloudy 51.149 -1.57
Coleshill Coleshill – Mist 52.48 -1.689
Leconfield Sar Leconfield Sar – Sunny day 53.867 -0.433
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25

Location Details

Harwich

Location: 51.9343, 1.262

Altitude: 21.0 m above mean sea level

Wattisham

Location: 52.123, 0.961

Altitude: 89.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Harwich: 29.4 km