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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
Mon 29 Aug 2016
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Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
23.2 ° 22.0 ° 22.8 ° 22.3 ° 22.1 ° 19.4 ° 13.5 ° 13.0 ° 11.8 °
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W 9 WNW 7 NW 8 W 8 WNW 5 WNW 2 SSE 3 N 0 S 2
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Tue 30 Aug 2016
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
11.2 ° 11.0 ° 10.9 ° 10.6 ° 9.3 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 9.7 ° 12.8 ° 16.5 ° 19.8 ° 21.7 ° 23.9 ° 24.6 ° 25.0 ° 25.3 °
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SE 2 ESE 3 ENE 3 SSE 2 SSE 1 N 0 E 1 S 1 SW 1 S 2 S 3 SW 6 SSW 8 S 10 SSW 9 SSW 9
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VG VG VG VG VG G M G G G VG VG VG VG E E
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R R R R R F F F R R R R F F F F
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Issued at: 1500 on Tue 30 Aug 2016

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kew Gardens 24.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 20.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature High Wycombe 12.6 °C
Highest rainfall Stowe 2.8 mm
Sunniest Manston 10.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hurn 25.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 5.4 mm
Sunniest St Athan 12.4 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: 0001 on Tue 30 Aug 2016

Weather map

Tue 1500

Weather observation map for Reading

Reading Reading – Sunny day 51.4523 -0.9724
Lyneham Lyneham – Sunny intervals 51.5031 -1.9924
Northolt Northolt – Sunny intervals 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 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 – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Sunny day 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Sunny day 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Sunny day 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Sunny day 52.083 -2.8
St-Athan St-Athan – Sunny day 51.405 -3.44
Wattisham Wattisham – Sunny day 52.123 0.961
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Watnall Watnall – Sunny day 53.005 -1.25
Coningsby Coningsby – Sunny intervals 53.094 -0.171
Leek Leek – Cloudy 53.12755 -1.97993
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Sunny day 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