Tonight's  Forecast

  

Friday 15th October

now added twitter wx feature. Changed username from AlanPaul5 to  upminsterwx. http://www.twitter.com/upminsterwx

 Rain radar is clear for the SE.

 Visual and infrared satellite images are showing clear spells with varying amounts of cloud. The cloud is coming in from the N

  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 from the ground  on a north facing wall

A dry late afternoon with sunny spells. Staying dry after dark and overnight with clear spells and varying amounts of light  patchy cloud.

Chilly with minimum temperatures 7.5 to 6.5C.

Winds from a NE / E later ESE direction will be very light to calm

A fresh start for tomorrow with some early morning bright / sunny spells before cloud increases from the NNW. Although predominately dry some places may get a little patchy light rain here and there.. Despite a lot of cloud over the region it is expected to break at times to give a few bright / brief sunny spells.

Top temperatures eventually reaching 14.5 to 15C,

Winds from a SE / SSE later S direction will be very light at first increasing to light during the afternoon.

The temperature at 6.0pm was (13.4C), humidity 61% and the barometric pressure 1022.0mb's and rising very slightly

Top temperature today was 14.6C

 Gust last hour was zero

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 so far for October is 65.3mm

Rain year to date is 508.5mm

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 6.0pm Friday

Next update will be at 0645BST

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