tonight's  FORECAST


Monday 16th May

             now added twitter wx feature. Changed username from AlanPaul5 to upminsterwx.

 Radar is clear for the SE

Infrared and visual satellite images are showing clear spells with varying amounts of cloud. The cloud is coming in from the WSW.

 The map for the Microsferics lightning is zoomable.

Despite receiving live visual and infrared satellite pictures every 15 minutes it is still sometimes difficult to predict when and by how much the cloud is going to break up

Note. Temperatures are taken at 1.25mtrs above the ground  on a north facing wall.

A dry and warm evening with plenty of sunny spells / periods. Staying dry after dark and overnight with clearing skies.. Chance of mist / fog patches  in places by dawn.

Minimum temperatures 11 to 10C,

Winds from a SW / SSW later S direction will be brisk to strong at first but soon moderating to light and then very light.

Tomorrow will be dry and warm / very warm with plenty of sunny periods later sunny spells. UV and Pollen both HIGH

Top temperatures eventually reaching 24 to 25C

Winds from a SSE / S later SSE/ SE direction will be very light eventually increasing to light / brisk by mid afternoon.


'The temperature at 5.53pm was 20.3C humidity 56%,  and the barometric pressure 1016.7mb's and rising slightly

.Top temperature today was 22.5C

Gust  last hour was 27mph SW

Rain for January was13.5mm

Rain for February was 61.9mm

Rain for March was 31.2mm

Rain  for April was 18.8mm

Rain yesterday was 3.0mm

Rain so far for May is 17.1mm

Rain so far this year is 142.5mm

Rain for 2021 was 642.9mm which slightly above for this area.

Rain for 2020 was 607.4mm which was about average for this area.

 Rain for 2019 was 696.3mm which was above average

Rain for 2018 was  617.8mm which is slightly above average

Rain for 2017 was 707.7mm which is above average for this area.

Rain for 2016 was 586.7mm which is average for this area.

 Rain for 2015 was 581.6mm which is average for SW Essex

Rain for 2014 was 881.4mm which is an all time record for this area..

Rain for 2013 was 727.2mm which is above average for SW Essex.

Rain for  2012 was 858.9mm which was high for this area.

 Rain measured  in 2011 was 417.5mm which is very low for this area which normally has around 525 to 575mm

Last updated at 5.53pm  Monday

Next update will be at  0645BST