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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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  • 9 °C

    7 °C

    Cloudy
  • 10 °C

    5 °C

    Cloudy
  • 7 °C

    0 °C

    Light shower day
  • 6 °C

    2 °C

    Sunny intervals
  • 7 °C

    2 °C

    Cloudy
  • 8 °C

    3 °C

    Cloudy
  • 8 °C

    3 °C

    Cloudy
Saturday (25 February 2017)
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Cloudy Drizzle Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain
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9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  °
Warnings
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5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  °
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SW 21 29 SW 24 31 SW 22 34 SW 21 34 SW 21 34 SW 21 33 SW 21 34 SW 21 34 SW 21 33 SW 20 32 SW 18 30
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80% 82% 86% 85% 85% 89% 89% 89% 90% 92% 93%
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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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Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
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9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 8  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 8  ° 9  ° 9  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 9  ° 9  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  °
Warnings
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5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  ° 4  ° 3  °
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80% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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SW 17 28 SW 17 28 SW 16 27 SW 14 25 SW 13 24 SW 13 23 SW 14 24 SW 13 24 SW 14 24 SW 17 29 SW 21 33 SSW 22 34 SSW 21 35 SSW 21 35 SSW 23 38 SSW 24 40 SSW 26 43 SSW 26 42 SW 24 40 SW 21 35 SW 19 32 SW 17 30 SW 15 26 SW 15 26
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G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E
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94% 94% 94% 92% 91% 88% 85% 84% 83% 82% 81% 79% 77% 77% 75% 77% 77% 80% 84% 83% 79% 77% 78% 77%
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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: 07:00 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (27 February 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
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6  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  ° 3  °
Warnings
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3  ° 2  ° 1  ° 2  ° 2  ° 1  ° 0  ° -1  °
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10% 10% 30% 10% 70% 60% 20% 10%
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SW 13 24 SSW 13 22 SSW 13 22 SSW 14 23 SW 15 26 SW 12 22 SW 11 18 SW 10 19
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78% 85% 89% 87% 81% 78% 80% 86%
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0 0 0 1 1 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 Sunny intervals Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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2  ° 1  ° 0  ° 2  ° 6  ° 6  ° 4  ° 4  °
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-2  ° -2  ° -3  ° -1  ° 2  ° 2  ° 0  ° -1  °
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10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 10% 10%
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SSW 10 17 SW 7 13 WSW 6 10 WNW 8 16 WNW 14 26 WNW 16 30 W 13 24 W 13 24
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90% 92% 94% 88% 69% 63% 74% 81%
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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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Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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3  ° 2  ° 2  ° 4  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  °
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<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20%
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W 13 24 W 12 22 W 10 19 WSW 10 19 WSW 13 25 WSW 13 24 WSW 11 20 WSW 11 20
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84% 86% 88% 84% 73% 73% 82% 84%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (2 March 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
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Warnings
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WSW 12 21 WSW 12 21 WSW 12 22 WSW 12 24 WSW 16 31 WSW 15 29 WSW 11 21 SW 11 20
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83% 86% 88% 83% 69% 67% 77% 85%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (3 March 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 5  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  °
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0  ° 0  ° 0  ° 2  ° 4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  °
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10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
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SW 10 18 SW 9 17 SSW 9 16 S 9 18 SSW 12 23 S 11 22 S 10 19 SSE 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G G VG VG G G G
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88% 90% 91% 86% 76% 76% 85% 90%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 17:47 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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