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Benson (nearest observation site to Reading)

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Reading forecast
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Sat 18 Apr 2015
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Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
14.9 14.1 12.9 11.0 9.2 7.6 6.2
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ENE 16 ENE 15 NE 16 ENE 11 ENE 8 NNE 11 NNE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1028 1028
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Sunrise: 06:02 Sunset: 20:05 Moon phase: New
Sun 19 Apr 2015
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
5.2 4.2 3.1 1.6 1.7 3.3 2.6 2.7 4.4 5.6 6.9 7.7 8.8 9.9 9.3 9.3 9.6 10.1
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NNE 11 NNE 10 NE 6 NNE 7 N 5 NE 9 N 5 N 5 N 5 N 5 N 6 NNE 11 NNE 10 NE 9 NNE 13 NNE 10 NNE 8 N 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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81% 86% 90% 94% 93% 84% 86% 86% 79% 72% 68% 62% 56% 52% 57% 63% 64% 62%
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R R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:00 Sunset: 20:06 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 1700 on Sun 19 Apr 2015

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Extremes

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London & South East England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Thorney Island 15.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Manston 11.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Thorney Island Trace 
Sunniest Manston 12.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Achnagart 17.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 7.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar -4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Isles of Scilly 0.6 mm
Sunniest Tiree 13.7 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)

Issued at: 0003 on Sun 19 Apr 2015

Weather map

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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 – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
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 – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Sunny intervals 51.006 -2.64
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Wittering Wittering – Sunny intervals 52.6111 -0.459
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 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 – Cloudy 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