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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Mon 30 Mar 2015
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Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
9.2 8.6 8.2 8.3 9.7 11.2 11.4
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SSW 11 30 SSW 15 S 13 S 21 SSW 18 32 SW 21 31 SW 18 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G M M VG VG
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Pressure (hPa) arrow down
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
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Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 19:33 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Tue 31 Mar 2015
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Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals
11.3 11.6 11.5 11.4 9.9 10.1 9.9 9.4 9.5 9.6 10.3 10.4 10.9 11.5 11.1 10.7 11.9 9.6
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SW 23 41 WSW 23 43 WSW 31 51 WSW 28 55 W 24 44 W 18 43 W 17 43 W 19 38 W 18 W 21 36 WNW 18 38 WNW 24 43 WNW 24 43 W 26 41 W 25 43 W 24 39 W 28 46 WNW 18 45
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG M VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG VG VG E
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89% 88% 82% 80% 92% 75% 68% 65% 66% 67% 60% 55% 51% 48% 46% 51% 39% 58%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:42 Sunset: 19:35 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Issued at: 1700 on Tue 31 Mar 2015

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hampton Water Works 12.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 9.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Stowe 3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Stowe 5.0 mm
Sunniest Manston 5.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Rhyl 13.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tulloch Bridge 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 30.0 mm
Sunniest Dyce 7.9 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)

Issued at: 0002 on Tue 31 Mar 2015

Weather map

Tue 1700

Weather observation map for Reading

Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Heavy shower day 52.225 -0.464
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Sunny intervals 51.86 -1.692
Shoreham Shoreham – No data 50.836 -0.292
Gravesend-Broadness Gravesend-Broadness – No data 51.464 0.314
Bedford Bedford – Heavy shower day 52.225 -0.464
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Sunny intervals 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Sunny intervals 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Sunny day 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Sunny intervals 52.083 -2.8
St-Athan St-Athan – Cloudy 51.405 -3.44
Wattisham Wattisham – Sunny intervals 52.123 0.961
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Watnall Watnall – Cloudy 53.005 -1.25
Coningsby Coningsby – Sunny day 53.094 -0.171
Leek Leek – Light shower day 53.12755 -1.97993
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405

Location Details

Reading

Location: 51.4523, -0.9724

Altitude: 37m above mean sea level

Benson

Location: 51.62, -1.097

Altitude: 57 m above mean sea level

Distance from Reading: 20.5 km