Colchester Weather Forecast

If you’re looking for the latest weather forecast for Colchester in Essex, you’ve come to the right place.

Here you’ll find forecasts for today and tomorrow, as well as a 5-day forecast. We’ll tell you what to expect in terms of maximum temperature, sunshine, clouds, the chance of precipitation, wind speed, and UV index.

So whether you’re planning a day out or just want to be prepared for the week ahead, make sure you check out our Colchester weather forecast.

Weather Forecast Today - Colchester - Thursday 18th April 2024

It will be partly cloudy in Colchester today. The maximum temperature is going to be about 14°C (but it will feel like 11°C due to the wind chill factor).

There is only a small chance of rain today (5% to be precise). The humidity level today will be roughly 46%.

The UV Index should be around 4 (moderate). If you are spending time outside you should wear sunscreen and stay in the shade around midday.

Visibility today will be very good. From a good position, you should be able to see places as far as 20 to 40 km away (12.4 to 24.9 miles). The wind speed at midday will be around 7 mph (light breeze). The wind direction will be west north west.

Weather Forecast Tonight - Colchester - Thursday 18th April 2024

There will be light rain showers in Colchester tonight. The minimum temperature at night is going to be 8°C (but it is going to feel like 5°C).

There is a good chance it will rain tonight (59% to be precise). Humidity will be around 88%.

The wind speed this evening will be approximately 13 mph (moderate breeze), blowing west south west.

Weather Forecast Tomorrow - Colchester - Friday 19th April 2024

Expect cloudy weather in Colchester tomorrow. The highest temperature in the daytime is forecast to be 12°C (it will feel like 9 °C).

The probability of rain is 54%. The humidity level tomorrow will be roughly 59%.

The UV Index is 4 (moderate). Suncream is necessary. Stay in the shade at midday when the sun is strongest

The visibility level tomorrow is expected to be very good. From a good vantage point, you should be able to see for 20 to 40 km (12.4 to 24.9 miles).

Wind speed at noon is forecast to be 16 mph (moderate breeze). It will be blowing north north west.

5-Day Forecast For Colchester

A 5-day weather forecast for Colchester is shown in the table below.

DateWeather TypeDay Max Temp (°C)Night Min Temp (°C)Chance of Rain (%)Wind Speed (mph)Max UV
Thursday 18th April - DayPartly Cloudy14 - 574
Thursday 18th April - NightLight Rain - 85913 -
Friday 19th April - DayCloudy12 - 54164
Friday 19th April - NightPartly Cloudy - 4811 -
Saturday 20th April - DayOvercast10 - 10134
Saturday 20th April - NightCloudy - 487 -
Sunday 21st April - DayOvercast11 - 12134
Sunday 21st April - NightClear Night - 439 -
Monday 22nd April - DayCloudy11 - 7134
Monday 22nd April - NightCloudy - 459 -

Forecast - Location Details

The weather forecast for Colchester is based on data provided by the Met Office for the location shown on the map below. The weather in other areas of Colchester may vary slightly.

Map showing location of Met Office weather station in Colchester

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