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Reading Festival

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Festival crowd

Fri 26 Aug - Sun 28 Aug 2016

The Reading and Leeds festival takes place over the August bank holiday weekend and hosts a line-up of some of the world's top bands.

Reading and Leeds share a line-up and bands will play Reading on one day and then swap to join the bill at Leeds.

Headlining the main stage at Reading festival on the Friday night is Foals, followed by Red Hot Chili Peppers on the Saturday and Biffy Clyro on Sunday.

Other acts taking to the stages at Reading festival include:

  • Disclosure
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • The 1975
  • Duke Dumont
  • Oliver Heldens

Campers in the fields at Richfield Avenue for Reading festival will be looking for a dry, warm weekend.

Make sure you check the Reading weather forecast before packing your wellies or wayfarers for Reading festival.

Back to the events calendar.

  • 8 °C

    6 °C

    Sunny intervals
  • 10 °C

    7 °C

    Light rain
  • 11 °C

    6 °C

    Cloudy
  • 8 °C

    3 °C

    Heavy shower day
  • 8 °C

    3 °C

    Light shower day
  • 9 °C

    4 °C

    Cloudy
  • 10 °C

    3 °C

    Sunny intervals
Friday (24 February 2017)
07 00 08 00 09 00 10 00 11 00 12 00 13 00 14 00 15 00 16 00 17 00 18 00 19 00 20 00 21 00 22 00 23 00
Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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2  ° 3  ° 4  ° 5  ° 6  ° 7  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  °
Warnings
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0  ° 0  ° 1  ° 2  ° 3  ° 4  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  °
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<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
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WNW 5 18 W 7 18 WNW 9 19 NW 11 21 NW 11 21 NW 10 20 NW 9 18 NW 9 18 WNW 8 16 WNW 7 13 W 5 11 WSW 5 11 SW 5 12 SW 6 14 SW 6 14 SW 6 15 SSW 7 16
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82% 79% 74% 69% 62% 56% 53% 52% 50% 52% 56% 62% 67% 72% 74% 77% 76%
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0 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 17:35 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (25 February 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Drizzle Light rain
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Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
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4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  °
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10% 10% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 50% 20% 20% 20% 50% 50% 20% 20% 30% 50%
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SSW 7 17 SSW 8 19 SSW 8 20 SSW 9 20 SSW 9 22 SSW 10 23 SSW 12 25 SW 13 26 SW 14 29 SW 14 30 SW 16 32 SW 16 33 SW 16 33 SW 17 34 SW 17 34 SW 16 33 SW 16 32 SW 15 32 SW 15 31 SW 15 31 SW 14 30 SW 14 30 SW 14 28 SW 13 27
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VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG G VG G VG VG G G G G G
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76% 77% 81% 86% 86% 85% 84% 84% 83% 83% 82% 81% 81% 81% 82% 83% 86% 87% 88% 90% 91% 94% 94% 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: 06:58 Sunset: 17:37 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (26 February 2017)
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Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light rain
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9  ° 9  ° 7  ° 8  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
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7  ° 6  ° 4  ° 5  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  °
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50% 30% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50%
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SW 12 24 WSW 11 23 WSW 10 19 SW 12 23 SW 18 35 SW 20 38 SSW 20 39 SW 19 37
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G VG VG VG VG G G G
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92% 89% 89% 87% 77% 78% 85% 88%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (27 February 2017)
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Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower night Cloudy
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9  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 5  ° 4  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
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5  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 1  ° 0  °
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90% 80% 40% 20% 60% 70% 40% 10%
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SW 14 26 SW 11 21 SSW 11 20 SSW 13 24 SSW 18 34 SW 17 33 SW 14 26 SW 13 24
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M G G VG VG G G VG
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89% 89% 89% 87% 75% 73% 80% 82%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:54 Sunset: 17:40 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (28 February 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Clear night
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4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 5  ° 7  ° 8  ° 6  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
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10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 40% 30% <5%
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SW 13 24 SSW 11 21 SW 10 18 WSW 12 22 W 16 30 WNW 17 32 W 15 27 W 15 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
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83% 86% 89% 84% 67% 64% 74% 81%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:52 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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5  ° 4  ° 4  ° 5  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 6  °
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10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20%
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W 14 27 W 13 25 WSW 12 22 WSW 12 22 WSW 14 27 WSW 14 27 WSW 13 25 WSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G G G G G
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83% 84% 87% 85% 74% 75% 81% 84%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:50 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (2 March 2017)
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 6  ° 8  ° 9  ° 7  ° 6  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
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1  ° 0  ° 0  ° 2  ° 5  ° 6  ° 4  ° 3  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 14 27 W 15 28 W 14 26 WSW 14 26 WSW 16 31 W 15 29 W 12 22 WSW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
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85% 84% 85% 80% 68% 66% 75% 82%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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26-28 August - Check the Reading weather forecast before heading to Reading festival to see some of the world's top rock acts.

Reading Festival, the world's oldest popular music festival still in existence, will take place once again on Richfield Avenue in the heart of Reading whilst in Leeds, Bramham Park will be rocking to another great line-up from the world of rock, metal and indie.

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