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Download Festival 2018 weather forecast

Festival crowd

Fri 8 JunSun 10 Jun 2018

Download Festival takes place each year at Donington Park and is a must visit for any rock music fans.

Some of the top rock and metal music acts will fill the four stages over the three-day event. Headlining Download Festival this year are:

  • Avenged Sevenfold
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Ozzy Osbourne

Amongst the non-music entertainment, there will also be:

  • WWE NXT Live
  • UK Air Guitar Championships
  • Infernal Varanne Globe of Death

 Before travelling, check the Donington Park weather.

 Back to the events homepage.

  • Cloudy 20 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny intervals 23 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 24 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 24 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 24 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny intervals 25 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny intervals 27 °C

    16 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 17 July 2018)
Now 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 9 15 WNW 9 14 W 9 13 W 7 12 W 8 11 WSW 9 12 W 9 13 W 8 13 W 10 15 WSW 10 15 W 8 15 WSW 10 17 W 11 18 W 9 16 W 9 16 W 10 17 W 10 17 WNW 8 14 WNW 7 12 NW 5 9 NW 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 86% 85% 86% 82% 77% 69% 65% 62% 59% 56% 60% 57% 55% 48% 50% 48% 53% 57% 63% 66%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 4 5 6 5 4 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:01 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 18 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 22 ° 22 ° 22 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 21 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 3 6 NNW 3 5 NW 3 5 NW 3 5 WNW 3 5 WNW 3 5 WNW 3 5 W 2 4 NNW 2 6 SSW 3 7 SSW 4 10 SW 4 11 SW 5 12 SW 6 13 SW 6 13 SW 5 13 SW 5 12 SW 5 11 SW 6 11 WSW 5 10 WSW 5 10 SW 4 9 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
71% 73% 76% 79% 80% 80% 80% 76% 69% 63% 56% 52% 49% 46% 45% 43% 42% 43% 44% 45% 52% 59% 65% 68%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 5 4 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:02 Sunset: 21:20 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 19 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 18 ° 16 ° 16 ° 21 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 4 7 W 5 8 W 4 6 WNW 3 7 WNW 3 10 SW 5 15 WSW 6 15 W 6 12 NW 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
71% 74% 85% 82% 59% 46% 41% 42% 60%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 05:04 Sunset: 21:19 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 20 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 14 ° 16 ° 20 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 14 ° 15 ° 20 ° 22 ° 22 ° 20 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 5 8 NW 4 7 NW 4 8 NW 5 13 WNW 7 18 NW 8 19 NW 8 15 NNW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
72% 80% 72% 54% 44% 45% 51% 66%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:05 Sunset: 21:18 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 21 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 16 ° 19 ° 22 ° 24 ° 22 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 19 ° 21 ° 22 ° 21 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 5 9 NW 5 9 NW 6 11 NW 7 15 NW 8 18 NW 9 20 NNW 9 19 NNW 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 86% 83% 67% 54% 49% 53% 67%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:07 Sunset: 21:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 22 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 14 ° 16 ° 20 ° 23 ° 25 ° 24 ° 20 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 14 ° 15 ° 19 ° 23 ° 24 ° 23 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 5 10 NNW 5 9 NNW 5 11 NW 6 15 NNW 7 17 NW 7 18 NNW 8 15 N 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 88% 84% 66% 52% 48% 50% 68%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:08 Sunset: 21:15 Moon phase: First quarter
Monday (Monday 23 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 17 ° 21 ° 25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 22 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 17 ° 21 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 22 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 5 9 NNE 4 8 NNE 4 9 NNE 5 13 ESE 6 17 NNE 7 16 NNE 7 14 N 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 86% 84% 65% 50% 46% 47% 61%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:09 Sunset: 21:14 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
< Donington Park last 24 hours Issued at:

8-10 June - Check the Donington weather forecast before heading to Download Festival.

Since 2003, the festival has seen some of the world's top heavy rock and metal bands take to the stage, including:

  • Iron Maiden
  • Metallica 
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Iron Maiden
  • Marilyn Manson 
  • Slipknot

Festival-goers will be looking for a warm and dry weekend to get the most out of the festival.

For further information about getting to the festival visit the Download Festival official website.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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