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Download Festival 2017 weather forecast

Festival crowd

Fri 9 Jun - Sun 11 Jun 2017

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:

  • System Of A Down
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Aerosmith

Other acts on the bill include:

  • Sum 41
  • Slayer
  • Good Charlotte
  • Simple Plan

How will the weather affect Download Festival this year?

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

 Back to the events homepage.

  • Overcast 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Heavy rain 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    12 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 27 June 2017)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 9 15 E 9 14 ENE 9 14 ENE 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G M M
Humidity Expand
87% 90% 94% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 04:42 Sunset: 21:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 28 June 2017)
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90% 90% 90% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 70% 70% 70% 70% 50%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 9 15 ENE 9 15 NE 9 16 NE 9 16 NE 10 18 NE 10 19 NE 11 19 NNE 11 21 NNE 12 21 NNE 12 22 NNE 13 22 NNE 14 23 N 14 24 N 15 25 N 16 26 N 16 27 N 17 28 N 16 27 NNW 15 25 NNW 14 24 NNW 14 23 NW 12 21 NW 11 19 NW 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M M M M M M M G G G G M G M M M G
Humidity Expand
96% 97% 97% 96% 96% 96% 96% 95% 95% 94% 94% 93% 93% 91% 89% 88% 87% 87% 89% 89% 90% 91% 92% 92%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 21:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 29 June 2017)
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Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
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10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 10 16 WNW 8 14 W 7 12 WSW 8 13 WSW 7 13 SW 6 12 SW 5 10 S 5 9 W 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G M M G G G G
Humidity Expand
93% 94% 95% 96% 94% 89% 82% 81% 91%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 21:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 30 June 2017)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain
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NNE 5 10 N 6 11 N 8 16 N 11 20 N 13 24 N 13 25 N 12 23 NNW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G M G G
Humidity Expand
94% 95% 93% 87% 85% 86% 85% 85%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 04:44 Sunset: 21:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 1 July 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
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10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 12 °
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10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 11 19 NW 10 18 NW 10 18 NW 11 21 WNW 12 24 WNW 12 24 W 12 22 W 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 89% 85% 75% 65% 60% 64% 79%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 4 6 4 1 0
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:34 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 2 July 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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10% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 10 18 W 10 19 W 11 21 WNW 14 26 WNW 15 29 WNW 15 29 WNW 13 25 WNW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
87% 89% 87% 79% 70% 66% 69% 76%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 4 6 3 1 0
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:33 Moon phase: First quarter
Monday (Monday 3 July 2017)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 15 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 15 °
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11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 °
Precipitation probability Expand
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 14 WSW 8 14 WSW 8 15 W 10 19 W 10 21 W 10 20 W 9 17 SW 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 86% 86% 76% 68% 67% 69% 81%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 4 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 04:46 Sunset: 21:33 Moon phase: First quarter

Issued at:

9-11 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:

  • Iron Maiden
  • 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.

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