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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for East of England

    Blustery winds. Some rain overnight. Chilly sunny spells Monday.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Mainly dry evening, with thickening cloud. A band of rain, with some heavier bursts, then moves southwards shortly after midnight, clearing southern parts around dawn. Clear intervals but also isolated heavy showers following. Winds also strengthening overnight. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

    Monday:

    Sunny spells, with brisk, blustery winds. Most parts remaining dry, although scattered showers are likely, heavy at times across northern and eastern coasts. Feeling much colder than recent days. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Sunny spells and showers, locally heavy, on Tuesday. Cool and windy on the coast. Fewer showers on Wednesday and lighter winds. Sunshine and showers on Thursday, heavy and possibly thundery.

    Updated at: 1322 on Sun 25 Sep 2022

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Turning colder from the north with showers.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Fine and dry for most central and southern parts, then bands of cloud and rain moving south overnight, reaching the far south later. Windy, particularly in the north, where rain will be replaced by scattered showers and turning colder.

    Monday:

    Rain soon clearing the south, then blustery winds and a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers, most frequent in the north and in coastal areas exposed to the northwest.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Cool northerly winds Tuesday and Wednesday, with a scattering of showers, heavier near coasts. Some more persistent rain is possible for parts of the southwest. Further scattered showers Thursday.

    Updated at: 1222 on Sun 25 Sep 2022

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Friday 30 Sep 2022 to Sunday 9 Oct 2022:

    A large area of rain is likely to start in the west early on Friday, then spread eastwards to affect all areas by evening. Clearer weather is expected to follow, albeit with fresh winds and showers at times. Strong winds or gales are possible in the north. The unsettled regime is then expected to continue dominating the UK weather. Showers or longer periods of rain are likely for most parts of the country, with the highest rainfall expected in the west and northwest. Winds may become strong at times, most likely in the northwest. A shift towards more settled weather could possibly begin at the end of this period. Temperatures rather cold at first, then trending close to average.

    Updated at: 1218 on Sun 25 Sep 2022

    UK Outlook for Monday 10 Oct 2022 to Monday 24 Oct 2022:

    Drier and more settled conditions are likely to become more prevalent across the UK through this period, especially in the south. Some periods of wetter weather remain probable at times, most likely in the northwest. Temperatures are expected to trend near to or slightly above average.

    Updated at: 1219 on Sun 25 Sep 2022

    Location Details

    Colchester

    Location: 51.8955, 0.8936

    Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

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