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Weather Outlook for Southend and Rochford District
Sunday: Sunny Intervals, Minimum Temperature: 15°C (58°F) Maximum Temperature: 24°C (75°F)
Maximum Temperature: 24°C (75°F), Minimum Temperature: 15°C (58°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 59%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:04 BST, Sunset: 21:02 BST
Monday: Sunny, Minimum Temperature: 15°C (59°F) Maximum Temperature: 29°C (84°F)
Maximum Temperature: 29°C (84°F), Minimum Temperature: 15°C (59°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1022mb, Humidity: 60%, UV Risk: 7, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:06 BST, Sunset: 21:01 BST
Today: Sunny Intervals, Minimum Temperature: 13°C (56°F) Maximum Temperature: 23°C (74°F)
Maximum Temperature: 23°C (74°F), Minimum Temperature: 13°C (56°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 22mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1007mb, Humidity: 71%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:03 BST, Sunset: 21:03 BST
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