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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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  • 8 °C

    5 °C

    Sunny intervals
  • 9 °C

    6 °C

    Cloudy
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    4 °C

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    1 °C

    Light shower day
  • 7 °C

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    Light shower day
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    Cloudy
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Friday (24 February 2017)
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Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain
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8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  °
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<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50%
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WNW 10 17 W 10 16 W 8 15 WSW 6 12 SW 6 11 SSW 7 14 SW 8 17 SSW 10 18 SSW 12 22 SSW 13 23
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62% 62% 61% 69% 73% 74% 72% 72% 74% 82%
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1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 17:34 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (25 February 2017)
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SSW 14 24 SSW 16 27 SSW 16 28 SSW 16 27 SSW 17 29 SSW 17 28 SSW 17 29 SSW 18 30 SSW 20 33 SW 21 35 SW 22 37 SW 21 35 SW 22 37 SW 22 37 SW 22 36 SW 22 37 SW 21 35 SW 22 36 SW 22 36 SW 20 34 SW 18 30 SW 17 28 SW 15 26 WSW 12 22
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86% 90% 92% 92% 93% 93% 92% 90% 89% 87% 88% 87% 85% 83% 84% 84% 85% 87% 90% 92% 92% 93% 93% 93%
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0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 17:36 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (26 February 2017)
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain
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9  ° 8  ° 6  ° 7  ° 9  ° 10  ° 9  ° 9  °
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6  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 5  ° 6  ° 5  ° 5  °
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50% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 70%
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WSW 11 18 WSW 12 21 SW 11 20 SSW 14 24 SW 21 36 SSW 22 38 SSW 21 37 SW 18 33
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93% 87% 84% 85% 78% 76% 80% 85%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (27 February 2017)
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4  ° 2  ° 1  ° 1  ° 3  ° 2  ° 0  ° -1  °
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SW 14 26 SW 12 21 SSW 12 21 SSW 14 25 SSW 17 33 SSW 16 29 SW 12 21 SSW 12 21
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85% 86% 89% 85% 72% 70% 78% 85%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 17:40 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (28 February 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower night Clear night
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2  ° 2  ° 1  ° 3  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  °
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SSW 12 22 SSW 11 19 SW 10 17 WSW 11 20 W 15 29 W 16 31 W 13 24 W 14 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG
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87% 90% 90% 86% 71% 71% 78% 83%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (1 March 2017)
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3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 5  °
Warnings
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-1  ° -1  ° -1  ° 1  ° 3  ° 4  ° 2  ° 1  °
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10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20%
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WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 12 21 SW 11 21 SW 13 25 SW 13 25 SW 13 23 SW 14 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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85% 88% 90% 88% 77% 74% 79% 81%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (2 March 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
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4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 5  ° 7  ° 8  ° 6  ° 5  °
Warnings
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0  ° 0  ° -1  ° 1  ° 4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 1  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 20% 10%
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WSW 15 27 WSW 14 27 WSW 13 24 SW 13 25 SW 16 31 SW 15 29 SW 13 24 SW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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83% 84% 87% 82% 72% 73% 81% 86%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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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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