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Download Festival 2017 weather forecast

Festival crowd

Fri 9 JunSun 11 Jun 2017

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:

  • System Of A Down
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Aerosmith

Other acts on the bill include:

  • Sum 41
  • Slayer
  • Good Charlotte
  • Simple Plan

How will the weather affect Download Festival this year?

 Before packing your car ready for the weekend, check the Donington Park weather.

 Back to the events homepage.

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy rain 9 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    5 °C

Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
Now 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 Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
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4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 28 WSW 15 28 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 25 WSW 14 24 WSW 15 24 WSW 16 25 WSW 17 26 WSW 18 28 W 18 28 W 19 30 W 19 31 W 20 33 W 17 30 W 18 31 W 16 26 W 14 24 W 12 21 W 9 17 WSW 8 16 WSW 7 14 WSW 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 VG E E E E E E E E E E VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 79% 79% 80% 81% 82% 76% 72% 67% 64% 58% 55% 55% 55% 57% 57% 58% 60% 68% 71% 74% 77%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 4 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 20:24 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Friday (Friday 27 April 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 60% 60% 90% 90% 90% 90% ≥95% 90% 90% 90% 80% 90% 90% 90% 70% 70% 70%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 10 SW 5 8 SSW 5 8 S 4 6 S 4 6 SSE 5 7 SSE 5 9 ESE 6 10 ESE 6 11 ESE 7 13 ESE 10 17 E 10 17 E 11 18 E 12 20 E 12 20 E 12 20 E 11 19 E 11 18 E 10 17 E 10 17 ENE 10 17 ENE 9 16 ENE 9 16 NE 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G M M M M M M M M M M M M M M G M G
Humidity
81% 82% 83% 84% 84% 85% 86% 88% 88% 89% 91% 92% 92% 91% 92% 92% 93% 91% 91% 89% 92% 93% 95% 95%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:42 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
50% 50% 50% 10% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 9 17 NNE 10 18 NW 10 18 NW 10 17 NNW 9 19 NNW 9 19 NNW 8 16 NNW 6 11 NNE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
95% 94% 94% 91% 78% 68% 65% 70% 85%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:40 Sunset: 20:27 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Sunday (Sunday 29 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 ° 5 °
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2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 4 ° 6 ° 5 ° 3 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 10 NNE 6 11 NNE 9 15 NE 12 23 NE 15 28 NE 17 31 NE 16 29 NNE 15 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 94% 92% 75% 64% 63% 70% 79%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:29 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 50% 50% 50% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 16 28 N 16 29 N 16 29 N 17 32 N 17 32 NNW 15 28 NNW 12 22 NNW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
83% 85% 85% 77% 69% 66% 71% 81%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 1 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 8 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 15 W 8 14 WSW 8 15 WSW 11 22 SW 13 26 SW 13 25 SSW 12 23 SSW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
85% 89% 88% 70% 58% 60% 66% 75%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:34 Sunset: 20:32 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 2 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 13 23 S 13 23 S 12 23 SSW 13 25 SSW 14 26 SSW 12 22 SSW 10 18 SW 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 86% 87% 79% 71% 71% 74% 80%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:32 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: Full
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9-11 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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