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Weather Outlook for Southend and Rochford District


Sunday: Sunny Intervals, Minimum Temperature: 8°C (47°F) Maximum Temperature: 13°C (55°F)
Maximum Temperature: 13°C (55°F), Minimum Temperature: 8°C (47°F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:31 BST, Sunset: 17:52 BST
Monday: Light Rain Showers, Minimum Temperature: 5°C (42°F) Maximum Temperature: 15°C (59°F)
Maximum Temperature: 15°C (59°F), Minimum Temperature: 5°C (42°F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:33 BST, Sunset: 17:50 BST
Tonight: Clear Sky, Minimum Temperature: 6°C (43°F)
Minimum Temperature: 6°C (43°F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1007mb, Humidity: 93%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 17:54 BST yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7

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