Home to Manchester United Football Club and with 76,000 seats, Old Trafford will host nine football matches during the Olympic Games, including a semifinal in both the men's and women's competitions between 26 July and 7 August.
Events at Old Trafford: football
Historical records from Met Office observation sites show that daytime temperatures during this period normally reach the high teens and that the prevailing wind is west to north-westerly.
The northwest of England is typically one of the wettest parts of the country though - between 60 and 70 mm of rain per month are normal amounts for July and August.
The circle below represents the direction the wind was blowing over July, August and September over a 10 year average from 2001-2011. The segments count the percentage of hours in the day where the wind was blowing from that direction.
Last updated: 27 June 2012
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