Tonight's  Forecast   

Sunday 24th September

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


Rain radar is showing blue patches moving NE across the SE.

Check out the new microsferics lighting detector pages. Go to the right hand side of the Live Data page and click  the "click here"  writing in blue.

 Infrared and visual satellite images are showing cloudy skies over the SE.

A cloudy and warm evening. Dry at first before scattered showers / outbreaks of rain arrives from the SW. Rain / showers will be on / off during the evening and for the first part of the night.

Mild with minimum temperatures 14.5 to 14C,

Winds from a ENE / E direction will be light to very light.  

A mild and cloudy start for tomorrow with remaining outbreaks of rain / drizzle gradually clearing to the NE / ENE. Dry for the afternoon with some bright / sunny spells.

Top temperatures 19 to 19.4C

Winds from a ESE / E / ENE direction will be very light to light.

The temperature at 6.40pm was (17.7C) humidity 69% and the barometric pressure  1018.7mb's and rising.

 Top temperature today was 20.1C

Last wind gust was 11mph E

Rain  for January was 55.5mm

Rain  for February was 38.6mm

Rain for March was 28.6mm

Rain for April was 5.3mm

Rain  for May was 91.8mm

Rain  for June was 70.9mm

Rain  for July was 117.8mm

Rain for August was 88.8mm

Rain yesterday was 0.5mm

Rain so far for September is 34.2mm

Rain year to date is 536.4mm

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 6.40pm Sunday

A  further update will be made at 0645BST