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Reading Festival 2017 weather forecast

Festival crowd

Fri 25 AugSun 27 Aug 2017

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 Kasabian, followed by Eminem on the Saturday and Muse on Sunday.

Other acts taking to the stages at Reading festival include:

  • Bastille
  • Major Lazer
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • Korn
  • Blossoms

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.

  • Overcast 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 16 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Heavy shower day 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    9 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    12 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 5 10 ENE 3 8 SE 3 8 SSE 3 10 SSE 4 11 S 4 10 S 4 10 S 3 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
93% 95% 96% 97% 98% 99% 98% 98%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 07:32 Sunset: 18:05 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain
50% 20% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 50% 50% 40% 40% 40% 10% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 60%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 2 6 SSW 3 7 SSE 3 8 SE 3 8 SE 3 8 ESE 3 8 ESE 3 8 ENE 4 8 ENE 4 9 E 4 9 E 5 10 ESE 6 12 ESE 6 13 SE 7 15 SSE 7 16 S 9 18 S 9 18 S 9 18 S 9 19 S 9 19 SSE 10 21 SSE 11 24 SSE 13 27 SSE 14 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M M M P M M M M M M M M M M G M G G G G G M M
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 96% 96% 96% 94% 93% 92% 91% 89% 90% 90% 89% 89% 89% 89% 88% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:34 Sunset: 18:03 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
80% 80% 40% 40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 12 °
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11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 15 31 S 14 30 SSW 14 29 SW 13 26 WSW 14 27 WSW 14 27 WSW 12 24 SSW 8 17 S 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 89% 89% 90% 87% 76% 68% 72% 78%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 18:01 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Heavy shower night Light shower night Sunny intervals Heavy shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
50% 60% 30% 10% 60% 40% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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11 ° 12 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 14 27 S 15 30 SSW 17 33 SSW 21 40 SSW 25 48 SSW 23 45 SW 20 38 SW 19 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG G VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 90% 82% 74% 72% 75% 80% 79%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:37 Sunset: 17:59 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 18 34 WSW 18 34 W 17 32 W 17 33 W 19 37 W 17 33 W 14 27 W 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
80% 79% 79% 77% 68% 67% 73% 78%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:57 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Overcast Light shower night Overcast
10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 30% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 °
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8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 12 22 WSW 11 21 SW 11 20 SW 12 22 SW 13 24 SW 12 23 SSW 11 21 SSW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
82% 87% 91% 90% 87% 89% 92% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:41 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 10 19 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 19 SSW 11 20 SW 12 23 SSW 11 21 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG G G
Humidity Expand
94% 93% 94% 91% 84% 84% 90% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:43 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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25-27 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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