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Royal Ascot 2018 weather forecast

Horse racing

Tue 19 JunSat 23 Jun 2018

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

The Royal Meeting’s spectacular heritage, unlike any other, has made the event anticipated and revered the world over. Held between 19-23 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 18 Group races in total, 8 of which are group 1, Royal Ascot is the most valuable race meeting in Britain, with over £7.3 million in prize money.

Gates open at 10.30am, with the first race at 2.30pm.

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny day 16 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny day 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Overcast 12 °C

    9 °C

Friday (Friday 19 October 2018)
Now
Warnings
Partly cloudy night
<5%
Temperature (°C)
7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 3 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M
Humidity
94%
UV index
Sunrise: 07:33 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 20 October 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 Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 2 3 WSW 4 5 WSW 4 5 WSW 4 5 W 4 5 W 4 5 W 3 5 W 3 4 WSW 3 4 WSW 3 5 SW 2 5 SW 2 6 SW 3 7 SW 4 8 SW 4 8 SW 4 8 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M M M M M M G VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity
94% 93% 95% 97% 96% 96% 96% 97% 97% 93% 91% 83% 76% 70% 68% 67% 68% 77% 86% 89% 89% 90% 91% 93%
UV index
1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:34 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 21 October 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 11 ° 14 ° 16 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 14 ° 15 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 9 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 10 W 6 12 W 6 12 W 6 11 WNW 5 10 NNW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
94% 95% 97% 98% 92% 78% 73% 85% 82%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 22 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 8 ° 6 ° 8 ° 11 ° 11 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 5 ° 3 ° 6 ° 9 ° 10 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 11 22 N 10 20 N 8 15 N 9 18 N 10 20 N 8 17 NW 5 9 WNW 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 78% 81% 70% 51% 53% 79% 82%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:38 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 13 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 7 13 W 9 16 WNW 10 19 WNW 11 21 WNW 14 28 WNW 13 24 WNW 11 21 WNW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 91% 83% 69% 69% 80% 85%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:40 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 10 20 WNW 10 19 NW 10 18 NW 10 19 NNW 10 20 NW 9 18 NW 7 14 NW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
88% 90% 92% 86% 79% 76% 86% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:41 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: Full
Thursday (Thursday 25 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 5 11 NW 5 10 WNW 4 9 WNW 5 11 W 6 13 W 6 12 WSW 5 10 W 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity
91% 91% 91% 87% 81% 79% 83% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:43 Sunset: 17:50 Moon phase: Full
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18-23 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.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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