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What are the sources for WeatherOnline forecasts?

The WeatherOnline forecasts are created by using a MOS system developed in-house with the most current US weather services model data (GFS). The statistical methods of the Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System were developed in cooperation with the Meteorological Department of the University of Bonn.

What is a MOS-System?

A Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System combines the data of the weather forecast model and the locally recorded data for any given point by transforming the model data from a coarse grid to detailed small scale areas.
In order to do so, one needs a large volume of past model forecast data as well as the corresponding recorded data for any given location. The MOS-System relates these two sets of data in an optimized fashion allowing development of the local weather forecast by using the most current model forecast.

What are the time intervals used in the temperature and icons of the local forecasts?

The forecasted maximum temperature always refers to a 12hour window from 6am to 6om local time.
The forecasted minimum temperature always refers to the 12hour window from 6pm of the day before the forecast day to 6 am of the forecast day.
The weather icon for the morning refers to the time between 6am and 12pm local time, the icon for the afternoon is valid from 12am to 6pm local time and the evening icon refers to the time from 6pm to 12am local time.

How often are the current weather conditions and forecasts updated?

The current weather information as well as the satellite images are updated every 30 minutes whereas the radar images are being updated every 15 minutes.
The local weather forecasts as well as the weather charts are updated 8 times a day. The updates start at 2 am CEST or 3 am CEST depending on daylight saving time and continue on a three hourly bases.

Nearby Weather Stations - Wokingham Distance
Shoeburyness 16.7 km
London Southend Airport 20.7 km
East Malling and Larkfield 30.6 km
Manston 36.4 km
Gravesend Broadness 37.5 km
Writtle 45.6 km
Langdon Bay 46.7 km
Lydd Airport 50.5 km
London City Airport 55.6 km
Biggin Hill 57.6 km
Andrewsfield Aerodrome 60.0 km
Kenley 64.8 km
St. James's Park 67.0 km
London Stansted Airport 67.9 km
Herstmonceux 68.5 km
Gatwick Airport 76.2 km
Charlwood 79.1 km
Wattisham 80.1 km
Northolt 88.1 km
London Heathrow Airport 89.5 km
Wisley 91.0 km
Boulogne-sur-Mer 91.6 km
Rothamsted Park 93.3 km
Barrow 96.3 km
Luton Airport 98.0 km
Cambridge 99.7 km
Shoreham Airport 100.4 km
Girton 105.6 km
Mildenhall Royal Air Force 110.2 km
Dunkirk 111.8 km
Farnborough 112.2 km
Le Touquet 112.6 km
Lakenheath 114.6 km
Santon Downham 117.4 km
High Wycombe 117.6 km
Woburn 120.5 km
RAF Odiham 124.6 km
Cranfield Airport 124.6 km
Bedford 128.5 km
Monks Wood 132.7 km
Marham 140.3 km
Norwich Weather Centre 140.9 km
Abbeville 157.6 km
Wittering 160.0 km
Dieppe 164.2 km
RAF Holbeach 170.1 km
Weybourne 171.7 km
Wainfleet 191.3 km