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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
Fri 22 May 2015
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Overcast Drizzle Drizzle Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
13.7 13.8 15.2 16.4 18.2 18.7 18.4 17.8 17.7 16.4 15.7 15.2
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 6 WSW 6 WSW 6 W 6 WSW 3 SW 2 W 9 W 6 W 6 W 5 WNW 3 NW 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M M VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
85% 90% 87% 78% 69% 67% 70% 73% 73% 81% 88% 92%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1026 1025 1025 1024 1024 1023 1023 1023 1023 1024 1024 1024
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 05:02 Sunset: 20:59 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Sat 23 May 2015
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
15.1 14.5 13.9 13.6 12.7 11.5 11.5 11.4 12.1 12.8 13.5 14.5 15.3
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
N 6 N 8 N 5 NNW 7 NNW 5 NNW 2 N 9 NW 7 NNW 6 N 7 NNE 8 NNE 7 NNE 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G G G M VG G VG VG G VG VG
Humidity arrow down
88% 84% 88% 87% 88% 92% 80% 83% 80% 79% 81% 78% 78%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1024 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R F F F R R R R R F
Sunrise: 05:01 Sunset: 21:00 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Issued at: 1200 on Sat 23 May 2015

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 20.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Brize Norton 1.4 mm
Sunniest Herstmonceux 5.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bridlington 21.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Porthmadog 8.4 mm
Sunniest Dyce 8.4 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)

Issued at: 0003 on Sat 23 May 2015

Weather map

Sat 1200

Weather observation map for Reading

Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Lyneham Lyneham – Sunny intervals 51.5031 -1.9924
Northolt Northolt – Cloudy 51.548 -0.415
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 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 – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Sunny day 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Overcast 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Cloudy 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Sunny day 52.083 -2.8
St-Athan St-Athan – Cloudy 51.405 -3.44
Wattisham Wattisham – Overcast 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 – Mist 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