Today's   Forecast   

 

Sunday 23rd July.

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

 

  Rain radar is clear for the SE 

 Infrared and visual satellite images are showing patches of clear sky with some light and variable cloud.

After a fresh start (12.0C) today  will start dry with plenty bright / sunny spells throughout the morning and first part of the afternoon. From mid afternoon onwards there will be an increasing risk of thundery showers developing and these are likely to continue on / off for the rest of the afternoon.

Top temperatures 19.5 to 20C  .

Winds from a W / WSW direction will be very light at first but increasing to light /  brisk during the afternoon

A mixture of sunny spells and further scattered showers at first this evening. Showers then clearing before dusk. Staying dry overnight with with clear spells.

Minimum temperatures 14.5 to 14C

Winds from WSW / W direction will be light  

The temperature at 0635BST was 12.5C humidity 91% and the barometric pressure 1010.4mb's and rising rising.

 Top temperature yesterday  was 19.1C

Last wind gust was 20mph SSE

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 yesterday  was 11.4mm

Rain so far for July is 71.4.mm

Rain year to date is 362.1 mm

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 0635BST Sunday

A  further update will be made at 8.0pm

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