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Saffron Walden Weather Forecast

Our daily issued forecast service for Saffron Walden provides comprehensive weather information covering the next few days, including Government warnings of severe weather and flooding.

saffron walden text forecast



Cloudy and mainly dry for most with just a chance of some light rain or drizzle in places. The best of any bright or sunny conditions during the afternoon. Feeling noticeably cooler with temperatures well below average. Maximum temperature 12 deg C.

UV INDEX: 5 (Moderate) | POLLEN INDEX: 5 (Moderate)

Mainly dry with clear spells leading to a chilly night with some mist and fog patches likely to form by dawn. Minimum temperature 8 deg C.

Early mist and fog soon dispersing. Mainly dry with variable amounts of cloud and sunny intervals. Slight chance of a sharp shower. Feeling warm in the afternoon sunshine with light South-Westerly winds. Maximum temperature 18 deg C.

UV INDEX: 6 (High) | POLLEN INDEX: 5 (Moderate)

Mainly dry with sunny intervals, but isolated heavy showers possible, especially on Sunday. Feeling warm and humid. Temperatures not far from the seasonal average throughout.

Further ahead >

saffron walden graphical forecast

Wednesday 25th May
predominant weather

Min 8°c   |   Max 12°c

Mostly Cloudy

Chance of rain 30%
Possible rainfall 0mm

Largely cloudy conditions are expected with the chance of some patchy rain through the morning. Temperatures well below average. Northerly winds 8mph, gusting 17mph

Sunrise 04:51   |   Sunset 20:59

daily forecast
Thursday 26th May
predominant weather

Min 8°c   |   Max 18°c

Sunny Intervals

Chance of rain 5%
Possible rainfall 0mm

A brighter day with increasing amounts of sunshine through the day. South Westerly winds 7mph, gusting 16mph

Sunrise 04:50   |   Sunset 21:01

daily forecast
Friday 27th May
predominant weather

Min 8°c   |   Max 19°c

Sunny Intervals

Chance of rain 5%
Possible rainfall 0mm

Dry and warm to end the working week with plenty of sunshine. North Easterly winds 8mph, gusting 20mph

Sunrise 04:49   |   Sunset 21:02

daily forecast
Saturday 28th May
predominant weather

Min 9°c   |   Max 19°c

Scattered Showers

Chance of rain 50%
Possible rainfall 1mm

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely to develop from late morning. Still a fair amount of sunshine expected. North Easterly winds 10mph, gusting 20mph

Sunrise 04:48   |   Sunset 21:03

daily forecast
Sunday 29th May
predominant weather

Min 10°c   |   Max 18°c

Sunny Intervals

Chance of rain 15%
Possible rainfall 0mm

Perhaps the odd shower first thing, otherwise a generally dry and bright day. Northerly winds 12mph, gusting 21mph

Sunrise 04:47   |   Sunset 21:04

daily forecast
Monday 30th May
predominant weather

Min 10°c   |   Max 16°c

Light Rain

Chance of rain 80%
Possible rainfall 4mm

Bank Holiday Monday is expected to be cloudy with spells of rain, perhaps moderate for a time around the middle part of the day. Northerly winds 14mph, gusting 24mph

Sunrise 04:47   |   Sunset 21:05

weather and flood warnings

Uttlesford District Weather and Flood Warnings

Severe weather risk is VERY LOW for the next 24 hours with minimal impacts

River flood risk is VERY LOW for the next 24 hours with minimal impacts

Groundwater flood risk is VERY LOW for the next 24 hours with minimal impacts

warning matrix

weather forecast information

Forecast Information

• A graphical outlook for the next 7 days is shown for Saffron Walden and is based upon the latest run of the ECMWF computer model. Updated daily, this forecast provides a view of expected weather conditions including predicted temperature, wind speed and rainfall amounts.

• Our written short range and three hourly interval forecasts are updated throughout the day by our 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 forecasts and pinpoint features such as thunderstorms and snow.

• Monthly average temperatures, rainfall amounts and number of rain days can be found on our Climate of Essex pages which include UK weather extremes.

• We have an open and transparent policy on how well our public weather forecasts are performing. See our latest performance statistics for details.

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