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Download Festival

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Festival crowd

Fri 10 Jun - Sun 12 Jun 2016

Download Festival takes place each year at Donington Park and is a must visit for any rock music fans.

Some of the top rock and metal music acts will fill the four stages over the three-day event. Headlining Download Festival this year are:

  • Rammstein
  • Black Sabbath
  • Iron Maiden

Other acts on the bill include:

  • Deftones
  • Billy Talent
  • Twin Atlantic
  • NOFX

 Before packing your car ready for the weekend, check the Donington Park weather.

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  • Cloudy 14 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Light shower day 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    7 °C

  • Overcast 14 °C

    8 °C

Tuesday (28 March 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:50 Sunset: 19:32 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (29 March 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 19:34 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Thursday (30 March 2017)
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SSW 15 26 SSW 15 26 SSW 15 27 SSW 15 25 SSW 15 25 SSW 17 30 SSW 16 29 S 14 24 S 13 22
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0 0 0 1 1 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:45 Sunset: 19:36 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (31 March 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:43 Sunset: 19:38 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (1 April 2017)
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SSW 12 20 SSW 11 20 SSW 10 18 SW 11 21 WSW 10 20 WNW 10 20 WNW 11 20 WNW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 06:41 Sunset: 19:40 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (2 April 2017)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 10 17 WNW 9 15 W 8 14 W 9 18 WSW 9 19 WSW 9 18 SSW 6 12 S 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 92% 91% 79% 67% 63% 73% 83%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:38 Sunset: 19:41 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (3 April 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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S 9 16 S 9 17 S 10 18 SSW 12 22 SSW 14 27 SW 14 26 SW 13 24 SW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 89% 93% 86% 76% 73% 76% 82%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
Sunrise: 06:36 Sunset: 19:43 Moon phase: First quarter

Issued at:

10-12 June - Check the Donington weather forecast before heading to Download Festival.

Since 2003, the festival has seen some of the world's top heavy rock and metal bands take to the stage, including:

  • Metallica 
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Iron Maiden
  • Marilyn Manson 
  • Slipknot

Festival-goers will be looking for a warm and dry weekend to get the most out of the festival.

For further information about getting to the festival visit the Download Festival official website.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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