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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.

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 18 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    7 °C

Monday (Monday 24 September 2018)
Now 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 13 17 NW 11 16 NW 8 15 WNW 6 14 WNW 5 13 W 5 12 W 4 10 WSW 5 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
54% 53% 59% 67% 71% 76% 78% 81%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:54 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<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)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 4 8 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 7 SW 4 7 SW 4 6 SSW 4 6 SW 4 7 SSW 3 9 SSW 3 11 SSW 7 11 SSW 10 16 SW 12 19 SSW 13 20 SSW 13 21 SW 13 21 SW 13 21 SW 12 20 SW 9 17 SSW 9 17 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 20 SSW 11 21 SSW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 84% 84% 86% 86% 85% 84% 85% 87% 84% 74% 67% 56% 52% 50% 48% 48% 51% 57% 63% 65% 67% 71% 75%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 18:58 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 13 ° 16 ° 18 ° 16 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 14 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 23 SW 13 24 SW 13 24 SW 13 24 SW 14 24 WSW 13 23 WSW 11 20 WSW 8 13 WSW 7 11
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
75% 77% 81% 81% 71% 67% 68% 81% 89%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 18:55 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 14 ° 18 ° 19 ° 15 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 13 ° 16 ° 17 ° 14 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 6 10 SW 5 9 SW 5 8 SW 6 13 SW 9 17 WSW 9 18 WSW 7 12 W 7 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 93% 94% 80% 58% 53% 75% 85%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 18:53 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 28 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 6 10 NW 7 12 NNW 8 13 N 10 19 N 11 22 NNE 11 22 NNE 9 16 ENE 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 88% 88% 80% 66% 60% 68% 78%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 18:51 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 29 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 5 ° 5 ° 10 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 6 11 N 6 10 NNE 5 9 NE 5 12 SE 6 16 SW 7 15 WSW 6 9 SW 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
Humidity
87% 90% 91% 76% 62% 59% 76% 83%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 18:48 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 30 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 11 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 6 10 WSW 6 10 WSW 6 10 W 7 15 WNW 9 20 WNW 10 19 WNW 8 15 SW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 89% 90% 79% 66% 66% 76% 82%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 18:46 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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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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