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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.

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  • 7 °C

    4 °C

    Light shower day
  • 8 °C

    4 °C

    Light rain
  • 10 °C

    5 °C

    Cloudy
  • 9 °C

    4 °C

    Light rain
  • 9 °C

    3 °C

    Light rain
  • 9 °C

    4 °C

    Heavy rain
  • 10 °C

    6 °C

    Cloudy
Tuesday (28 February 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night
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Warnings
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10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 70% 70% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5%
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WSW 9 18 WSW 9 18 WSW 9 18 WSW 8 18 WSW 8 17 W 10 18 W 11 20 W 12 22 W 14 25 W 14 26 W 14 26 W 13 25 WSW 13 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 12 25 WSW 13 27 WSW 15 31 WSW 16 33 W 16 34 W 16 34
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89% 89% 88% 87% 87% 82% 75% 68% 65% 61% 61% 71% 81% 82% 82% 81% 79% 78% 77% 77%
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0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (1 March 2017)
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower night
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Warnings
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<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 50% 60% 60% 80% 50% 50% 80% 90% 40% 30%
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W 17 34 W 15 32 W 14 29 W 12 26 W 11 24 W 10 22 WSW 9 20 WSW 8 19 WSW 9 19 SW 9 17 SW 9 16 SW 9 16 SW 9 17 SW 10 18 SW 9 17 SW 8 14 SSW 7 13 SSW 6 10 SW 5 10 SSW 7 13 SW 9 18 WSW 14 29 WSW 17 34 WSW 18 37
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78% 80% 82% 84% 84% 86% 86% 85% 83% 80% 75% 71% 66% 69% 73% 78% 84% 88% 89% 90% 91% 88% 82% 80%
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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: 06:50 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (2 March 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Warnings
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30% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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W 19 38 W 20 40 W 17 35 WSW 14 27 WSW 19 37 SW 18 34 SW 15 29 SSW 12 23
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E E VG VG VG VG VG VG
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75% 69% 68% 66% 57% 58% 68% 77%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Friday (3 March 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light rain Light rain
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6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 6  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
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3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 5  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  °
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10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 30% 60% 50%
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SSW 10 20 S 9 16 SSE 8 15 SE 10 18 SE 11 20 SSE 9 18 SSW 8 14 S 7 14
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VG G M M M G G G
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82% 88% 91% 92% 89% 86% 91% 92%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (4 March 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
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20% 20% 20% 20% 40% 40% 30% 10%
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S 9 16 SSW 10 18 SW 10 18 WSW 11 21 W 13 25 W 14 27 W 11 20 WSW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G VG VG VG
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93% 92% 92% 88% 74% 69% 79% 86%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (5 March 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Clear night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 6  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 6  °
Warnings
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<5% 10% 20% 20% 80% 80% 50% 10%
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WSW 10 19 SW 11 20 SSW 11 20 SSW 12 23 SW 15 28 WSW 15 29 WSW 13 25 W 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G G G G G G G
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89% 91% 91% 88% 79% 80% 83% 86%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:41 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: First quarter
Monday (6 March 2017)
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 6  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 8  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
1  ° 1  ° 1  ° 3  ° 6  ° 7  ° 6  ° 5  °
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10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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W 13 23 W 12 22 W 12 21 W 12 23 W 13 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 11 20 SW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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88% 88% 89% 83% 72% 75% 79% 83%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:39 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: First quarter
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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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Reading Festival and the weather