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Saffron Walden Weather

The very latest Saffron Walden forecast from the Essex Weather and Flood Forecasting Centre can be found below. If you wish to report a severe weather event, please e-mail:

Thursday Fri 18 Sat 19 Sun 20 Mon 21 Tue 22
17 °c
11 °c | 4 °c
13 °c | 2 °c
13 °c | 6 °c
15 °c | 6 °c
16 °c | 7 °c
SW 12 mph
N 10 mph
NE 13 mph
E 12 mph
SE 9 mph
SE 9 mph
0 mm
0 mm
0 mm
21 mm
1 mm
0 mm
medium range outlook

A warm day with lengthy spells of sunshine this morning and early afternoon. Increasing amounts of cloud may bring a few spots of rain towards evening. Light South-Westerly winds. Maximum temperature 17 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 15 % | Rainfall Amount: 0 mm | Sunrise: 5.58 am

Pollen and Spore Level: 4 (Moderate) | UV Level: 3 (Moderate) | Pollution Level: 2 (Low)

Thursday Night
Cloud will break around dusk with lengthy clear spells developing overnight. Turning rather chilly once again, but no risk of any frost. Winds light and variable in direction. Minimum temperature 4 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 5 % | Rainfall Amount: 0 mm | Sunset: 7.58 pm

Unbroken spells of strong sunshine through the day, cooler than Thursday as winds turn Northerly. High UV levels early afternoon. Maximum temperature 11 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 5 % | Rainfall Amount: 0 mm | Sunrise: 5.56 am

Pollen and Spore Level: 5 (Moderate) | UV Level: 4 (Moderate) | Pollution Level: 1 (Low)

Saturday to Easter Monday
Bright or sunny spells Saturday with chance of showers. Windier and cloudier Sunday, and feeling cooler with rain, some heavy. Drier with some brightness on Monday, but rain is possible.

Issued at: 05.30 on Thu 17 Apr 2014

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Chief Forecaster's Commentary

Latest model run from the Met Office (midnight Thursday) continues to suggest an area of heavy rain affecting all parts of Essex on Easter Sunday. Totals of 15-20mm are possible and strengthening Easterly winds affecting coastal districts.

As new data arrives, updates will be provided via our social media channels on any local impacts/weather warnings.

Updated at: 05.00 on Thu 17 Apr 2014

Three Hourly Planner for Thu 17 Apr
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Wind Gust
7 °c
7 mph
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12 °c
10 mph
20 mph
16 °c
12 mph
22 mph
15 °c
12 mph
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13 °c
9 mph
17 mph
10 °c
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Weather in Saffron Walden

A graphical 5 day forecast is presented for Saffron Walden and is based upon the latest run of the ECMWF computer model. Updated twice daily, this outlook provides a detailed view of temperature, rainfall and expected weather conditions for the local area.

Our text and hourly forecasts are updated throughout the day by our in-house team of meteorologists and include the latest output from the Met Office UKV and Euro4 numerical weather prediction models. These kilometre-scale forecasting models produce significantly improved Saffron Walden forecasts and pinpoint small scale features such as thunderstorms, fog and snow.

Whilst we provide a premium weather forecast service for Essex, we urge visitors to check the Met Office site regularly for any severe weather warnings and the Environment Agency site for any local flood warnings.

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