Tonight's  Forecast



Tuesday 30th November

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

 Rain radar is clear for the SE. Out to the W of Wales and Lands End there is a band of rain moving eastwards.

Visual and infrared satellite images are showing still showing mostly cloudy skies over the SE. The cloud is coming in from NNW / NW

   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

Apart from a few spits & spots in places the evening  will be dry, mild but mostly cloudy. Cloud thickening from the NW  by late evening bringing outbreaks of rain from the W by around midnight / early hours.  Rain continuing on / off overnight but clearing to the east before dawn.

Minimum temperatures 9 to 8C.

Winds from a SSW / WSW direction will be brisk at first increasing to brisk / strong by mid to late evening.

Tomorrow will be brighter but cooler than today. Dry for the morning with bright / sunny spells. Dry and cloud for much of the afternoon before scattered showers arrive from the N / NNW

Top temperatures starting at 8C but falling to 7C by mid to late afternoon.

Winds from a WNW later NW / NNW will continue brisk to strong.

 The temperature at 5.53pm was (11.7C ), humidity 82% and barometric pressure 1007.4mb's and falling quite quickly

Top temperature today was 12.2C

 Gust last hour was 19mph WSW

Rain for January  was 92.6mm

Rain for February was 30.3mm

Rain for March was 27.6mm

Rain for April was 0.4mm

Rain  for May was 82.4mm

Rain for June was 70.8mm

Rain for July was 55.2mm

Rain for August was 41.9mm

Rain for September was 41.9mm

Rain  for October was 128.6mm (which is high

Frost melt yesterday was 0.2mm

Rain so far for November is 12.4mm

Rain year to date is 584.3mm

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 Tuesday.

Next update will be at 0645GMT