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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
Mon 31 Aug 2015
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
13.9 13.9 13.9 13.8 13.6 13.3
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N 7 NNW 8 NNW 7 NW 6 NW 5 NNW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M G G G M M
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96% 94% 94% 94% 94% 95%
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1015 1015 1015 1016 1016 1016
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R R R R R R
Tue 01 Sep 2015
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Mist Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
13.5 13.3 13.1 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.5 12.6 12.7 13.2 13.6 14.2 15.1 14.5 16.9 17.2 16.3 17.7 15.5
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NW 5 NW 3 WNW 3 NW 3 NW 5 NW 6 NW 3 W 3 W 5 WNW 7 W 8 NW 9 NNW 6 NNW 5 NW 5 WNW 5 WSW 7 W 8 NNE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M M M M M M M M G VG M VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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94% 97% 97% 97% 96% 95% 96% 97% 95% 91% 91% 85% 78% 83% 71% 64% 72% 61% 67%
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1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R F R R R R R R R R R F F F R
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Issued at: 1800 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 17.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature High Wycombe 13.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature High Wycombe 12.8 °C
Highest rainfall Otterbourne Water Works 17.6 mm
Sunniest Brize Norton 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Threave 19.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 12.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Eskdalemuir 2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Santon Downham 27.4 mm
Sunniest Valley 12.3 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 Tue 01 Sep 2015

Weather map

Tue 1800

Weather observation map for Reading

Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Lyneham Lyneham – Sunny day 51.5031 -1.9924
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Sunny intervals 51.149 -1.57
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Cloudy 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 intervals 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Sunny intervals 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Sunny intervals 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
St-Athan St-Athan – Sunny day 51.405 -3.44
Wattisham Wattisham – Sunny intervals 52.123 0.961
Langdon Bay Langdon Bay – No data 51.133 1.348
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Coningsby Coningsby – Cloudy 53.094 -0.171
Leek Leek – Cloudy 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