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Orpington weather

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    2 °C

  • Sunny intervals 4 °C

    -1 °C

  • Cloudy 2 °C

    -2 °C

  • Sunny day 4 °C

    -2 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    2 °C

  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

    -1 °C

Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 60%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 6 WSW 7 11 WSW 7 12 SW 7 13 SW 7 13 SSW 7 14 SSW 7 18 SSW 9 23 S 11 26 S 12 26 S 11 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G M G G G M
Humidity
83% 75% 74% 77% 79% 81% 86% 84% 85% 85% 89%
UV index
1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 16:30 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 4
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night
70% 70% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 30% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 13 27 SSW 12 26 SSW 13 27 WSW 13 25 W 10 19 W 10 19 W 10 19 W 9 19 W 9 18 W 10 18 W 10 18 W 10 17 W 9 17 WSW 9 16 WSW 8 14 WSW 7 13 WSW 8 15 WSW 8 15 W 7 14 W 6 13 W 6 13 W 6 12 W 6 13 W 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M P M VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
91% 92% 92% 93% 93% 91% 89% 90% 91% 90% 87% 82% 76% 71% 73% 86% 85% 89% 91% 92% 93% 93% 92% 92%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 16:32 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Overcast Cloudy Clear night Clear night
<5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 0 ° -1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -4 ° -5 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -4 ° -5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 6 13 WNW 7 13 NW 8 15 NW 9 18 NNW 10 21 NNW 10 19 NNW 8 16 NNW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 91% 90% 89% 77% 72% 86% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:50 Sunset: 16:33 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 1 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-5 ° -5 ° -6 ° -5 ° -1 ° 0 ° -2 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 7 14 NNW 7 14 NW 7 14 NW 8 15 NNW 8 18 NNW 8 16 NW 7 14 NW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 92% 92% 90% 78% 77% 88% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:49 Sunset: 16:35 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 5 ° 5 ° 3 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 0 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 6 12 WNW 6 12 WNW 7 12 W 7 13 WSW 7 15 WSW 7 14 WSW 8 14 SW 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 93% 91% 90% 77% 79% 89% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:48 Sunset: 16:37 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 26 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain
20% 10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 19 SW 10 20 SW 11 21 SW 12 23 SW 14 27 WSW 14 27 W 12 23 W 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
92% 93% 93% 91% 87% 87% 89% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:47 Sunset: 16:38 Moon phase: Third quarter
Sunday (Sunday 27 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night
20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 11 21 W 11 21 W 11 21 W 12 24 WNW 14 27 WNW 12 23 WNW 10 19 WNW 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 91% 91% 85% 78% 78% 79% 82%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:45 Sunset: 16:40 Moon phase: Third quarter
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Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light shower day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for London & South East England

Headline:

Fine and frosty, with fog gradually clearing to sunshine.

Today:

A cold day, especially to start, with a widespread frost and areas of freezing fog, the latter more prevalent in the northwest. This is likely to prove slow to clear, however most should see a fine day with increasing sunshine. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Breezy during the evening, ahead of a band of rain and sleet moving southeast, perhaps with snow over the highest ground. Clearer and potentially icy from the northwest towards dawn. Minimum temperature -1 °C.

Tuesday:

Remaining rain and sleet soon clearing with icy stretches possible early on, but otherwise bright with plenty of sunny spells, joined by scattered wintry showers into the afternoon. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Bright, cold and showery midweek, especially in the east, with fleeting snow, overnight frost and ice. Less cold but cloudier towards the weekend, with patchy rain perhaps preceded by snow.

Updated: 00:01 on Mon 21 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Some bright spells. Rain and hill snow in Scotland.

Today:

Any low cloud and fog in central and eastern areas will be slow to lift, then mainly dry and bright. A band of rain and hill snow in Scotland moving southeastwards, followed by wintry showers. Windy in north, with gales.

Tonight:

Band of rain and hill snow continues to move southeastwards, clearing the southeast by dawn. Wintry showers in north and west. Widespread frost post front, and ice risk. Windy.

Tuesday:

Blustery, wintry showers will be most frequent and heaviest in the west, with a risk of thunder here. The showers will penetrate into central and eastern areas at times.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cold, with wintry showers in places on Wednesday, with sunshine elsewhere. Becoming less cold and cloudier thereafter, with some rain spreading erratically eastwards from Thursday, perhaps preceded by snow.

Updated: 03:14 on Mon 21 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 26 Jan 2019 to Monday 4 Feb 2019:

Changeable on Saturday with rain and hill snow clearing southeastwards, to leave a brighter and showery picture for the remainder of the weekend. Showers will be of a wintry mix with snow possible at lower levels, particularly in the north and it will be windy with coastal gales probable in the north and west. Thereafter, the final few days of January and early February are likely to remain rather unsettled with brisk winds, outbreaks of rain and hill snow, as well as some showery interludes in between. It will remain cold for most with widespread overnight frosts as well as the risk of ice. Snow remains a possibility to lower levels, particularly in the north.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 5 Feb 2019 to Tuesday 19 Feb 2019:

The weather will continue to be mixed through early February with a continuation of the generally cold conditions. This will bring spells of rain and hill snow, interspersed by showery interludes, with a continued risk of snow to lower levels, especially in the north. As we head through February there is an increased chance of seeing very cold conditions developing with a greater probability of northerly or easterly winds. This will bring an increased risk of snow to all areas and more widespread frost, however there remains some uncertainty. In this scenario the driest conditions will be across the northwest, whilst the south could see wetter and occasionally milder interludes, bringing a risk of more significant snow.

Updated: 03:14 on Mon 21 Jan 2019 GMT

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Orpington

Location
51.374, 0.096
Altitude
68 m above mean sea level

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