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Royal Ascot 2017 weather forecast

Horse racing

Tue 20 JunSat 24 Jun 2017

Dating back to 1711, Royal Ascot is one of Europe's most famous race meetings with five days of world class racing.

Between 20-24 June, approximately 300,000 people will visit Ascot racecourse in Berkshire during Royal Ascot Week.

Attended every year by Her Majesty The Queen and various members of the Royal Family, each race day starts with a Royal procession as The Queen arrives in a horse-drawn carriage.

Featuring nine Group 1 races and 18 Group races in total, Royal Ascot is the most valuable race meeting in Britain, with over £6.58 million in prize money.

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    7 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 25 April 2018)
Now 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
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 40% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 8 24 WSW 11 23 W 14 24 W 13 22 WSW 14 23 WSW 15 24 WSW 16 26 WSW 14 24 WSW 16 29 WSW 18 31 WSW 17 30 WSW 16 29 W 16 30 WSW 15 29 WSW 14 27 WSW 13 26 WSW 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 83% 71% 63% 62% 60% 60% 62% 61% 62% 63% 65% 63% 68% 73% 77% 79%
UV index
1 2 2 3 3 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 20:15 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 30% 30% 30% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 12 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 12 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 22 WSW 11 22 WSW 11 22 WSW 11 21 WSW 13 23 W 14 25 W 15 27 W 15 28 W 15 28 W 16 29 W 17 31 W 15 29 W 15 29 W 14 27 WSW 13 25 WSW 11 21 WSW 9 18 SW 7 15 SW 7 13 SW 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 VG VG VG VG E VG E E E E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 81% 82% 84% 85% 85% 84% 83% 77% 69% 63% 58% 55% 50% 50% 45% 43% 44% 45% 50% 58% 67% 74% 79%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:17 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: H
Friday (Friday 27 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Light rain
<5% 10% 10% 20% 60% 80% 80% 40% 50%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 5 10 SW 4 8 S 4 7 SE 5 9 ESE 8 16 SE 9 18 ESE 9 19 E 8 16 ENE 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G M M M M G G
Humidity
82% 86% 91% 92% 85% 82% 83% 84% 91%
UV index
1 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:19 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 30% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 9 16 NNW 9 17 NNW 8 15 N 9 18 N 9 19 N 8 18 NNE 8 15 NE 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity
93% 94% 93% 84% 75% 70% 74% 86%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:20 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 Light rain Overcast Light rain Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 50% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 8 15 NNE 9 17 NNE 10 20 NNE 13 25 NNE 13 27 N 13 27 NE 13 25 NW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
88% 90% 90% 83% 78% 75% 80% 84%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:22 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 Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 11 21 NW 11 21 NW 10 20 N 11 23 NNW 11 24 NNW 11 22 NNW 9 18 N 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G VG G
Humidity
89% 91% 90% 80% 71% 69% 72% 83%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:23 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 1 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 30% 10% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 7 14 NW 7 13 NW 7 14 NW 9 19 NW 11 23 W 10 21 WNW 10 19 SSW 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
88% 90% 90% 77% 67% 64% 66% 77%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Full
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20-24 June - Check the weather forecast for Royal Ascot to see whether you will need your brolly or sunglasses when enjoying a day at Ascot racecourse.

Spectators and enthusiasts will be looking for the perfect course conditions to suit their chosen horse and rider and to make for an exciting few days of racing at the Ascot racecourse.

On race day, the course officials will check the course conditions and inform the owners and jockeys. This information also helps those who have an interest in the race. Owners will be looking for the course to be classed as 'good' which means the ground will not be too hard or too soggy.

Check the official Royal Ascot website for more information.

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