21 Jan 2019 -

Chief Forecaster

Local Weather Forecast

Issued from the Essex Weather Centre
at 05:54 GMT on Monday, 21st January 2019


A cold day, especially to start, with a widespread frost and areas of freezing fog. This is likely to prove slow to clear, however most should see a fine day with increasing amounts of sunshine.

Maximum temperature: 4 deg C
Wind: South 12 mph, gusting 22 mph

Monday Night

Breezy during this evening, ahead of a band of rain and sleet, perhaps with snow over high ground. Clearer and potentially icy from the North-West towards dawn.

Minimum temperature: 1 deg C
Wind: South 8 mph, gusting 15 mph


Lingering rain and snow soon clearing with icy stretches possible early on, but otherwise bright with plenty of sunny spells, joined by scattered wintry showers into the afternoon.

Maximum temperature: 4 deg C
Wind: South 10 mph, gusting 20 mph

Wednesday to Friday

Bright, cold and showery midweek, especially towards the Essex coast, overnight frost and ice. Less cold, but cloudier towards the weekend with patchy rain perhaps preceded by snow.

Sunrise: 07:53 | Sunset: 16:27

Forecast Information

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