Weather & Tide

Weather outlook for December

December can be the coldest month of the year. Early in the month a cold spell will seldom persist for more than one or two weeks but cold weather arriving at the end of December can be the start of a long hard winter. Expect little sunshine, and frequent rain and gales. At times of high pressure fog and frost is to be expected. Occasionally south westerly winds bring showers and sunny spells. More often westerly winds bring heavy rain and hailstorms. Squally north east winds will bring freezing conditions that last all day. Sometimes gentle southerly winds will bring low cloud and heavy rain.


Meteorological Winter begins on 1st December 2017 and ends on 28th February 2018.
Astronomical Winter begins at the Winter Solstice on the 21st December 2018 and ends at the Spring Equinox on the 20th March 2018.

Weather forecast at the nearest similar location

(Axminster is about 5 miles southeast of Stockland)

This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office.

River Levels

There is one river level monitoring station within the catchments of Stockland Parish and that is located on the river Yarty at Court Place Farm. For the current river level at that station see

Weather records

Please click HERE for the Stockland weather records page.


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