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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
Mon 16 Jan 2017
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Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
6.0 ° 6.1 ° 6.2 ° 6.3 ° 6.3 ° 5.4 ° 5.1 ° 4.8 ° 4.5 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.1 ° 3.9 ° 3.8 °
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SSE 3 ESE 5 SE 6 SE 6 SE 6 ESE 7 ESE 6 E 7 ESE 6 ESE 9 SE 8 SSE 8 SSE 7 S 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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98% 97% 96% 95% 93% 97% 97% 97% 96% 97% 93% 92% 90% 92%
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Tue 17 Jan 2017
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Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Mist Mist Mist Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals
3.7 ° 3.7 ° 3.7 ° 3.8 ° 2.8 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.7 ° 3.7 °
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S 1 SE 2 ESE 5 SE 3 SSE 1 E 1 SE 2 SSE 3 SSE 6 SSE 6 S 3
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VG G M G G M M M G G G
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94% 94% 94% 90% 96% 98% 96% 96% 91% 92% 84%
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1032 1032 1033 1033 1033 1034 1034 1035 1035 1036 1036
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R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1000 on Tue 17 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Middle Wallop 8.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Manston 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall High Wycombe 8.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 1.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Achnagart 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Manston 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Winchcombe Sudeley Castle 11.6 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 3.5 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: 2302 on Mon 16 Jan 2017

Weather map

Tue 1000

Weather observation map for Reading

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