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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
Sat 30 Apr 2016
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Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night
-2.6 ° 1.3 ° 2.9 ° 5.8 ° 8.4 ° 9.5 ° 10.5 ° 11.2 ° 10.8 ° 12.5 ° 9.9 ° 10.2 ° 10.5 ° 10.3 ° 8.9 ° 6.7 ° 5.0 ° 3.5 °
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SSE 1 E 1 S 2 W 5 NW 5 W 7 W 9 W 9 NW 9 W 10 N 13 N 13 NW 11 NW 6 NW 5 WNW 2 NE 2 SSW 5
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VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG
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93% 94% 83% 72% 64% 53% 45% 45% 41% 41% 55% 55% 45% 50% 53% 70% 83% 87%
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Sun 01 May 2016
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day
1.1 ° -0.2 ° -0.3 ° 0.1 ° -0.7 ° -2.0 ° -1.3 °
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E 5 ESE 1 SE 1 S 1 SSE 1 ESE 1 SSW 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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94% 93% 92% 98% 95% 89% 93%
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1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 0600 on Sun 1 May 2016

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Stowe 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson -3.7 °C
Highest rainfall Otterbourne Water Works 3.4 mm
Sunniest Heathrow 10.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 7.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Newport (Salop) 8.6 mm
Sunniest Bala 12.6 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 0002 on Sun 1 May 2016

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Reading

Reading Reading – Sunny day 51.4523 -0.9724
Lyneham Lyneham – Sunny day 51.5031 -1.9924
Northolt Northolt – Sunny day 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Sunny day 51.149 -1.57
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Sunny day 51.86 -1.692
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Sunny day 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Mist 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Mist 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Mist 52.083 -2.8
St-Athan St-Athan – Cloudy 51.405 -3.44
Wattisham Wattisham – Sunny day 52.123 0.961
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Watnall Watnall – Mist 53.005 -1.25
Coningsby Coningsby – Mist 53.094 -0.171
Leek Leek – Sunny intervals 53.12755 -1.97993
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Cloudy 50.7366 -3.40458

Location Details

Reading

Location: 51.4523, -0.9724

Altitude: 37.0 m above mean sea level

Benson

Location: 51.62, -1.097

Altitude: 57.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Reading: 20.5 km