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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 intervals 25 °C

    16 °C

  • Cloudy 25 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 23 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny intervals 25 °C

    17 °C

  • Sunny day 27 °C

    17 °C

  • Sunny day 25 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny intervals 27 °C

    16 °C

Thursday (Thursday 19 July 2018)
Now 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 Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 17 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 24 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 3 6 W 3 5 WSW 2 4 E 1 3 S 2 3 ESE 2 3 ENE 2 3 ENE 3 4 ESE 3 5 ESE 3 5 SE 3 6 E 3 6 SE 4 8 ESE 3 6 SE 4 7 SE 3 8 SSE 6 12 SSE 6 14 SSE 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
92% 89% 82% 73% 61% 53% 47% 44% 42% 41% 41% 41% 42% 44% 48% 59% 57% 59% 63%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:08 Sunset: 21:09 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 20 July 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 Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 10%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 5 12 S 5 12 S 4 10 SSW 4 8 S 4 7 SSW 4 6 SSW 3 6 SW 3 5 W 3 5 WSW 2 5 WSW 3 6 W 3 7 W 3 7 WSW 3 7 W 4 9 W 5 10 WNW 9 16 WNW 10 17 WNW 9 16 NW 8 15 NW 7 15 NW 5 11 NW 4 9 NW 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G VG
Humidity
66% 67% 71% 74% 77% 77% 76% 70% 67% 62% 56% 51% 48% 47% 46% 47% 47% 51% 57% 59% 62% 69% 74% 77%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 5 5 5 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:09 Sunset: 21:08 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 21 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 19 ° 22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 18 ° 21 ° 23 ° 22 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 3 7 NW 3 7 NW 4 6 N 4 9 NNW 6 14 N 6 15 N 6 15 N 6 13 NNW 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 83% 87% 83% 70% 58% 51% 51% 66%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:11 Sunset: 21:07 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 22 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 15 ° 15 ° 19 ° 23 ° 25 ° 25 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 15 ° 15 ° 19 ° 22 ° 24 ° 24 ° 21 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 7 12 NNW 6 10 NNW 5 11 NW 5 13 WNW 7 17 WNW 8 18 NW 7 14 WNW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 79% 78% 61% 49% 45% 50% 67%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:12 Sunset: 21:06 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 23 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 22 ° 25 ° 27 ° 25 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 22 ° 24 ° 26 ° 24 ° 21 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 6 11 WNW 5 10 W 5 11 WSW 6 15 WSW 8 20 WSW 9 20 WSW 10 19 WSW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 86% 85% 68% 54% 48% 53% 66%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:13 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Clear night
<5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 17 ° 17 ° 21 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 6 11 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 10 WSW 6 15 SW 8 19 WSW 8 19 WSW 7 16 W 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
79% 87% 85% 67% 54% 52% 53% 65%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:15 Sunset: 21:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 21 ° 25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 23 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 16 ° 17 ° 20 ° 24 ° 26 ° 25 ° 23 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 5 10 WNW 5 9 WNW 4 9 NW 5 13 SSW 6 17 S 6 16 S 7 14 WSW 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
75% 81% 81% 63% 48% 45% 47% 58%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:16 Sunset: 21:02 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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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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