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Shaftesbury weather

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    7 °C

  • Light rain 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    4 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 15 SSW 8 17 SSW 10 19 SSW 9 16 SW 12 19 SW 14 21 SW 12 19 SSW 12 22 SSW 15 28 SSW 14 27 SSW 15 26 SW 16 27 SSW 16 28 SW 16 28 SW 15 27 SW 15 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG E E E E VG E E E E E E
Humidity
98% 96% 95% 94% 90% 86% 86% 84% 85% 86% 87% 89% 89% 88% 88% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Heavy rain Light rain Heavy shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 20% 50% 80% 60% 60% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 90% 90% 80% 90%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 26 SW 16 27 SW 16 28 SW 18 29 SW 17 28 WSW 16 27 WSW 16 27 WSW 16 27 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 25 WSW 16 25 WSW 16 27 WSW 17 27 WSW 16 27 SW 16 27 SW 16 27 SW 15 27 SW 15 27 SSW 14 26 SSW 14 24 S 15 25 SSW 18 29 SW 18 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E G VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG M P M M
Humidity
89% 90% 90% 92% 92% 94% 94% 93% 92% 93% 93% 90% 87% 86% 84% 84% 84% 86% 87% 89% 94% 96% 97% 97%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
≥95% ≥95% 60% 20% 10% 10% 10% 40%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 18 30 SW 23 38 WSW 25 41 W 23 38 W 23 39 WSW 20 33 SW 18 30 WSW 22 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
97% 97% 94% 89% 82% 79% 87% 88%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 26 42 W 20 32 WSW 17 29 WSW 16 26 WSW 16 27 WSW 13 22 SW 12 19 SW 12 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G M
Humidity
85% 87% 90% 92% 86% 87% 94% 97%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 20% 60% 60% 50% 50% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 13 20 SSW 13 22 SSW 13 22 SSW 14 23 SW 14 24 SW 15 24 SW 14 22 SW 14 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M M M M
Humidity
97% 97% 97% 97% 96% 95% 96% 96%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 24 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
60% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 14 22 SW 13 21 SSW 12 20 SW 12 20 W 12 21 WSW 12 19 SSW 11 19 WSW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G G G G
Humidity
96% 96% 96% 96% 92% 92% 95% 96%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 12 19 WSW 11 18 WSW 11 17 WSW 11 18 WSW 11 19 W 12 20 SW 12 19 W 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
96% 96% 96% 96% 92% 92% 95% 96%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Light rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light shower day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light shower day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy shower day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Clear night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light shower day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for South West England

Headline:

Sunshine and increasingly frequent and heavy showers.

Today:

There will be some sunshine in the morning but southwest England will become increasingly cloudy and breezy. Blustery showers will become heavy, blustery and perhaps thundery during the afternoon. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Blustery, heavy and sometimes thundery showers will continue during the first part of the night, easing later in the night. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Thursday:

Longer sunny spells are likely on Thursday but a brisk breeze will develop along with a few showers. Persistent rain will move into Cornwall and Devon in the late afternoon. Maximum temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Following heavy rain and strong winds in the early hours of Friday, brighter mainly dry weather is expected during Friday and Saturday. More wind and rain is likely on Sunday.

Updated: 00:44 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Heavy showers, especially in the west and near southern coasts.

Today:

Morning sunshine will be interrupted by frequent showers in the south. With time, the showers will focus on western areas and southern coasts but become heavy, blustery and perhaps thundery, leaving eastern parts with the best of the afternoon sunshine.

Tonight:

Heavy and blustery showers will affect most areas during the first part of the night but they will pull back to southern and western coasts by morning.

Thursday:

Early frost in northern Scotland will be followed by sunshine and showers across the UK. The heaviest and most frequent showers will affect Northern Ireland, western Scotland and northwest England.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Heavy rain and strong winds will sweep from southwest to northeast on Friday morning, leaving brighter drier weather by Saturday. More rain is likely on Sunday everywhere except northern Scotland.

Updated: 00:40 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 23 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 1 Jan 2019:

Sunday will see a band of cloud and rain move northeastwards, followed by a mixture of sunny spells and further organised bands of rain or heavy showers. It'll be windy too, especially towards the coasts in the south and west. Temperatures will tend to stay mild for the time of year. The north and west is likely to stay rather wet and windy on Christmas Eve, with the rest of the UK looking drier. For Christmas Day itself, it may be drier, brighter and colder for most, followed by some rain later. As we head towards the New Year, dry cold and bright weather becomes more likely, with any weather systems becoming increasingly confined to the north or northeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 2 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 16 Jan 2019:

Through the first half of January, there is an increasing likelihood that colder weather may begin to dominate with a greater chance of seeing east or northeasterly winds. Should this occur, then wintry conditions are possible in eastern, southern and central areas with western parts of the UK staying relatively drier. Though should any Atlantic frontal systems try to make inroads western areas could also see some snow. Although signals suggest that a cold spell is the most likely scenario in early January, the extent and longevity of the cold weather is uncertain. Wet, windy and mild weather may still be possible at times.

Updated: 00:40 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Shaftesbury

Location
51.004, -2.197
Altitude
209 m above mean sea level

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