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  • Sat Saturday
    19°C 12°C
    Cloudy
  • Sun Sunday
    20°C 13°C
    Sunny intervals
  • Mon Monday
    19°C 13°C
    Light rain
  • Tue Tuesday
    20°C 13°C
    Cloudy
  • Wed Wednesday
    21°C 14°C
    Sunny intervals
Saturday
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Sunrise: 06:13 Sunset: 19:55 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:15 Sunset: 19:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:16 Sunset: 19:51 Moon phase: First quarter 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:18 Sunset: 19:48 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:19 Sunset: 19:46 Moon phase: First quarter -999 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 0200 on Sat 30 Aug 2014

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Forecast Summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for London & South East England

Mainly dry with sunny spells, showers possible later.

Today:

Any early rain soon clearing to leave a mainly dry day with some good sunny spells, although one or two sharp showers are possible in the evening. Winds easing through the day. Maximum Temperature 22C.

Tonight:

Any showers clearing by late evening to leave a mainly dry and settled night with cloudy intervals and clear spells. Minimum Temperature 12C.

Sunday:

Mainly dry and bright, with light winds and some sunny spells, and feeling pleasantly warm. Maximum Temperature 21C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday starting cloudy with rain, but becoming dry later with bright or sunny spells. Tuesday and Wednesday rather cloudy with rain or drizzle at times, but some bright spells also.

Issued at: 0500 on Sat 30 Aug 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and showers on Saturday; most frequent in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers or bands of rain, heavy in places, will affect northern parts. However, there will be some drier spells in between. Outbreaks of rain or drizzle across Wales and southern England will mostly clear to the south around dawn. Breezy.

Saturday:

Sunny intervals and scattered showers, most likely in the north where some will be heavy. A good deal of dry weather further south with showers more isolated. Remaining rather breezy.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mainly fine on Sunday, but rain and strengthening winds spreading into northwest. Rain turning patchy as it pushes southeastwards Monday, stalling across the far south into Tuesday. Brighter further north.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 3 Sep 2014 to Friday 12 Sep 2014:

Dry for many on Wednesday and Thursday with variable cloud amounts and warm sunny spells once early morning low cloud and mist patches clear. However, northwestern Scotland may see some patchy drizzle at times. Temperatures generally above average, particularly across central and southern parts where it could be very warm. The settled conditions should persist into Friday. However, through the weekend, there is likely to be an increasing risk of rain or showers spreading from the west. Rather changeable conditions are most likely into the following week, with northern and western areas most prone to see some rain at times, whilst southeastern areas will see the best of the drier and bright weather, especially later in the period. Temperatures near normal in the north to rather warm in the south.

UK Outlook for Saturday 13 Sep 2014 to Saturday 27 Sep 2014:

During mid to late September most regions can expect to see periods of fine weather, with some warm sunshine at times. However, these fine periods may well be interspersed with occasional spells of cloudier, more unsettled conditions bringing showers or longer spells of rain. Northern and western parts are probably most likely to see the more frequent bouts of unsettled weather, whilst southern and eastern parts should see the better fine and dry spells. Daytime temperatures are likely to be above average during fine weather leaving conditions feeling pleasantly warm. Nights, however, may well be on the chilly side. During any unsettled weather daytime temperatures are more likely to be near or below average leaving conditions feeling cool.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Weather Map

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Reading Partly cloudy night 51.4523 -0.9724
Swindon Light shower night 51.5556 -1.7784
London Cloudy 51.5081 -0.1248
Milton Keynes Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Southampton Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Banbury Partly cloudy night 52.0625 -1.3383
Brighton Light shower night 50.822 -0.1356
Rochester Cloudy 51.3875 0.5084
Cambridge Cloudy 52.2075 0.124
Yeovil Heavy rain 50.9416 -2.632
Birmingham Clear night 52.4859 -1.889
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.2388
Hereford Clear night 52.056 -2.7146
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.4812 -3.1778
Ipswich Heavy shower night 52.0563 1.1499
Dover Cloudy 51.1259 1.3179
Nottingham Clear night 52.9545 -1.1565
Boston Partly cloudy night 52.9786 -0.0249
Stoke-on-Trent Partly cloudy night 53.0024 -2.178
Exeter Heavy rain 50.7179 -3.5327

Location Details

Reading

Location: 51.4523, -0.9724

Altitude: 37m above mean sea level

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Reading weather

Reading is located in the south of the UK in the county of Berkshire. Situated in the Thames valley were the River Thames and the River Kennet meet, it easily accessible by both the M4 motorway and the Great Western Mainline Railway.

Existing as early as the Roman invasion of Britain, Reading was originally considered to be a trading port. However, the town continued to grow and was the site of many battles during the Anglo-Saxon period.

Despite still being classed as a town, Reading has many things to attract visitors. The biggest attraction for many is the Reading festival, which is the world's oldest popular music festival that is still in existence. Attracting 80,000 revellers every year, the festival has grown since the days of the National Jazz and Blues Festival to become one of the stand-out events on the UK music calendar. Twinned with the Leeds Festival, Reading attracts some of the world's best rock acts to Little John's Farm.

Reading also offers plenty for people who are looking for a more sedate experience of the city, with heritage walks offering the chance to admire around 850 listed buildings and structures.

Reading is also listed as one of the UK's Top 10 retail destinations, boasting everything from quirky little sweet shops to the world renowned high end jewellers. The main shopping centres, The Oracle and Broad Street Mall, cater to everyone's shopping needs and home a variety of eateries for those well needed breaks.

Famous names that hail from the city include the likes of Chris Tarrant, most famously the presenter of the quiz show 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?', as well as comedian Ricky Gervais and Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet.

Last updated: 11 August 2014