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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.

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  • Sunny intervals 16 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy rain 13 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny day 14 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny day 17 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    8 °C

Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
Now 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
50% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 19 39 W 22 43 W 20 39 W 18 34 W 15 29 W 12 25 W 11 24 WSW 10 22 WSW 9 20 WSW 8 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
61% 56% 54% 53% 56% 60% 63% 68% 73% 75%
UV index
3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 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 Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 50% 60%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 8 18 WSW 7 17 WSW 7 18 WSW 7 16 WSW 7 17 WSW 7 17 WSW 6 16 WSW 6 14 WSW 6 14 WSW 6 13 WSW 7 14 WSW 6 12 WSW 7 14 WSW 7 14 WSW 6 12 SW 5 10 S 4 7 SE 5 9 ESE 6 12 E 7 13 E 8 15 E 8 17 E 9 18 E 9 17
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 G G G M M M M M M M M M
Humidity
78% 81% 82% 82% 82% 84% 84% 84% 81% 78% 72% 71% 70% 69% 73% 77% 82% 88% 90% 92% 93% 94% 94% 94%
UV index
1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 19:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 23 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Clear night Clear night
50% 50% 60% 70% 90% 90% 40% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 8 17 ENE 8 16 ENE 7 13 ENE 8 15 NNE 10 21 NNW 16 33 NNW 16 31 NW 13 26 NNW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G M P M G VG VG
Humidity
94% 95% 94% 94% 92% 89% 77% 71% 79%
UV index
1 1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 19:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 24 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)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 10 ° 14 ° 14 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 9 ° 12 ° 13 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 8 15 NW 7 14 NW 6 12 NNW 6 15 NNW 6 16 N 7 16 N 5 9 N 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG
Humidity
83% 87% 89% 72% 51% 47% 65% 77%
UV index
2 4 2
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 18:59 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 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)
7 ° 5 ° 4 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 4 ° 3 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 12 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 4 6 N 3 5 N 3 5 NE 3 8 E 4 12 E 4 10 E 4 7 SSE 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 90% 93% 68% 49% 48% 65% 75%
UV index
2 4 2
Sunrise: 06:54 Sunset: 18:56 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 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)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 13 ° 16 ° 17 ° 14 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 12 ° 15 ° 16 ° 13 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 3 5 ESE 4 5 NNE 4 6 SSE 4 10 S 6 14 SSW 5 12 SE 4 7 SE 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG E E VG VG
Humidity
84% 86% 89% 68% 53% 52% 69% 84%
UV index
2 4 2
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 18:54 Moon phase: Full
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)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 13 ° 18 ° 16 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 11 ° 17 ° 15 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 5 7 S 5 7 SE 5 7 SE 5 11 SSE 7 15 NNE 6 13 W 6 10 ENE 7 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG E E VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 91% 93% 73% 55% 63% 74% 80%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 18:52 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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