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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
Wed 28 Sep 2016
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18.7 ° 20.2 ° 22.1 ° 21.9 ° 21.2 ° 20.4 ° 19.2 ° 18.4 ° 17.8 ° 17.4 ° 16.4 ° 16.6 °
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Thu 29 Sep 2016
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17.2 ° 17.4 ° 17.0 ° 17.0 ° 17.2 ° 17.3 ° 17.3 ° 17.1 ° 15.5 ° 15.2 ° 16.1 ° 17.2 °
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SSW 13 SSW 13 SW 17 SSW 16 SSW 16 SSW 17 SSW 17 29 SSW 14 WSW 13 30 WSW 10 23 W 15 WSW 18 29
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91% 90% 92% 90% 87% 86% 84% 87% 84% 81% 80% 66%
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F F F F F F F F F R R S
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Issued at: 1200 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 23.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Catherines Point 18.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Middle Wallop 8.9 °C
Highest rainfall Reading University 0.2 mm
Sunniest Manston 7.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Monks Wood 24.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 52.8 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 8.7 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 Thu 29 Sep 2016

Weather map

Thu 1200

Weather observation map for Reading

Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Cloudy 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 – Cloudy 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Sunny intervals 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Sunny intervals 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Sunny intervals 52.083 -2.8
St-Athan St-Athan – Cloudy 51.405 -3.44
Wattisham Wattisham – Cloudy 52.123 0.961
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Watnall Watnall – Cloudy 53.005 -1.25
Coningsby Coningsby – Cloudy 53.094 -0.171
Leek Leek – Cloudy 53.12755 -1.97993
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Sunny intervals 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