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Reading Festival 2018 weather forecast

Festival crowd

Fri 24 AugSun 26 Aug 2018

The Reading and Leeds festival takes place over the August bank holiday weekend and hosts a line-up of some of the world's top bands.

Reading and Leeds share a line-up and bands will play Reading on one day and then swap to join the bill at Leeds.

Headlining the main stage at Reading festival on the Friday night is Fall Out Boy, followed by Kendrick Lamar and Panic! At the Disco on the Saturday and the Kings of Leon on Sunday.

Other acts taking to the stages at Reading festival include:

  • Post Malone
  • Papa Roach
  • Hannah Wants
  • Hollywood Undead
  • AJ Tracey

Campers in the fields at Richfield Avenue for Reading festival will be looking for a dry, warm weekend.

Will you need wellies or sunglasses at Reading festival this year?

Make sure you check the Reading weather forecast before packing your wellies or wayfarers for Reading festival.

Back to the events calendar.

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 10 °C

    7 °C

Sunday (Sunday 16 December 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 80% 90% 80% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 4 21 SW 6 21 SW 6 20 WSW 6 20 SW 5 18 SW 4 16 SSW 3 14 SSW 2 12 SSW 3 11 SSW 4 10 S 4 10 SSE 4 11 SSE 6 15 SSE 6 18 SSE 7 19 SSE 6 18 SSE 7 18 SSW 5 14 SSE 5 12 SSW 5 13 WSW 7 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G G M M M M G G G G G G G G M G VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 92% 89% 92% 95% 94% 90% 88% 85% 85% 84% 86% 88% 89% 91% 90% 92% 93% 93% 93%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 17 December 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 Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 50% 10% 50% 50% 10% 10% 50%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 7 18 W 7 17 W 7 18 W 7 18 W 6 18 WSW 6 17 WSW 5 16 WSW 5 15 WSW 4 14 SW 5 15 SW 5 14 SW 5 12 SSW 5 12 SSW 5 12 S 6 14 S 7 17 S 8 20 S 9 21 S 10 23 SSW 11 23 S 11 25 SSW 12 25 S 12 26 S 13 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G M G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 91% 91% 92% 92% 93% 95% 95% 96% 94% 92% 88% 86% 86% 87% 87% 88% 90% 92% 92% 92% 91% 90% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
60% 50% 10% 10% 70% ≥95% ≥95% 80%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 14 29 S 15 30 S 16 33 S 20 40 SSE 21 42 S 19 38 S 16 31 SW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG M M P G
Humidity
90% 89% 86% 84% 84% 88% 89% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 18 SSW 10 18 SSW 9 17 SSW 8 16 SSW 10 20 SSW 11 21 SSW 10 20 SSW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG G VG
Humidity
92% 91% 92% 92% 88% 86% 89% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 11 21 SSW 11 21 SW 11 21 WSW 11 21 WSW 13 24 WSW 12 22 WSW 11 20 WSW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 90% 90% 90% 84% 83% 89% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 50% 50% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 9 17 SSW 9 18 SSW 10 18 SSW 11 21 SSW 12 24 SW 13 25 SW 13 25 SW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
93% 94% 95% 94% 89% 88% 90% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 25 WSW 13 25 SW 13 24 WSW 13 25 WSW 14 28 SW 13 25 SW 12 22 SW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 91% 91% 89% 85% 85% 88% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full
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24-26 August - Check the Reading weather forecast before heading to Reading festival to see some of the world's top rock acts.

Reading Festival, the world's oldest popular music festival still in existence, will take place once again on Richfield Avenue in the heart of Reading whilst in Leeds, Bramham Park will be rocking to another great line-up from the world of rock, metal and indie.

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