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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
Thu 30 Jun 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast
15.5 ° 16.9 ° 17.5 ° 18.4 ° 19.0 ° 18.6 ° 18.9 ° 18.6 ° 18.1 ° 17.1 ° 17.4 ° 16.7 ° 16.2 ° 15.4 ° 15.3 °
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WSW 7 SW 8 SW 9 SW 11 SSW 10 SSW 13 SSW 13 SSW 13 SSW 11 SW 8 SSW 13 S 10 S 14 SSW 13 SSW 13
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Fri 01 Jul 2016
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Drizzle Cloudy Cloudy
15.3 ° 15.4 ° 15.3 ° 15.2 ° 14.6 ° 14.6 ° 14.3 ° 14.3 ° 15.3 ° 16.1 °
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SSW 13 SSW 13 SSW 11 SSW 14 SSW 10 SW 10 SW 9 SW 9 SSW 9 SW 11
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VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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88% 87% 86% 86% 91% 87% 88% 88% 85% 75%
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F F F F R R R R R R
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Issued at: 0900 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 21.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St Catherines Point 15.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington 7.3 °C
Highest rainfall Frittenden 5.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 2.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Writtle 21.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tulloch Bridge 12.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 3.4 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 23.0 mm
Sunniest Nottingham 7.2 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 Fri 1 Jul 2016

Weather map

Fri 0900

Weather observation map for Reading

Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Drizzle 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 – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Light shower day 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Cloudy 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 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 – Light shower day 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