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The Royal International Air Tattoo 2018

Spectators viewing static aircraft

Fri 13 JulSun 15 Jul 2018

The annual Royal International Air Tattoo will take place at RAF Fairford over the weekend of the 13-15 July in Gloucestershire.

Celebrating aviation excellence, the Royal International Air Tattoo will host over seven hours of thrilling flying displays and static aircraft park for upwards of 130,000 visitors.

With two miles of entertainment on the ground and non-stop action in the skies this is a great family day out - and under 16s go free!

Keep an eye on the weather forecast to check whether the skies will be clear for the air displays.

For further information about the event, visit the official The Royal International Air Tattoo website.

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Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night
≥95% ≥95% 90% 80% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 14 31 SSE 13 27 WSW 8 17 SSW 5 11 SW 7 17 SW 9 20 SSW 10 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M VG VG VG VG
Humidity
93% 93% 94% 96% 96% 94% 94%
UV index
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
30% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 24 SSW 9 23 SSW 9 22 SSW 9 20 SSW 6 16 SSW 7 17 SSW 7 16 SSW 6 15 SSW 7 16 SW 7 17 SW 8 16 SSW 9 17 SSW 10 19 SSW 11 20 SSW 10 20 SSW 11 22 SSW 11 23 SSW 12 25 SSW 12 25 SSW 11 23 SSW 12 23 SSW 11 23 SW 11 23 SSW 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E VG E VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity
94% 93% 93% 93% 92% 94% 94% 95% 95% 95% 93% 89% 87% 85% 86% 86% 86% 86% 87% 89% 88% 88% 88% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
20% 60% 20% <5% 10% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 11 22 SSW 12 24 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 SW 11 22 SW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
91% 92% 92% 90% 85% 85% 91% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
60% 70% 90% 40% 10% 10% 20% 20%
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4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 18 S 11 20 SW 17 31 WSW 19 36 WSW 19 35 WSW 19 35 SW 18 34 WSW 17 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M G VG VG G G
Humidity
92% 95% 93% 88% 83% 80% 87% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 16 30 WSW 16 30 WSW 14 26 WSW 13 24 WSW 14 26 WSW 12 23 SW 11 20 SW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
89% 89% 90% 90% 85% 87% 92% 95%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 70% 80% 50% 60% 20% 20%
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9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 19 SSW 10 19 SSW 11 21 SSW 13 24 SW 14 26 SW 13 25 SW 13 24 SW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M M G G
Humidity
95% 96% 96% 95% 93% 92% 93% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: Full
Monday (Monday 24 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 ° 7 °
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6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 14 25 WSW 13 24 WSW 12 21 WSW 11 21 W 12 23 W 11 20 W 10 18 W 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG G G
Humidity
93% 93% 92% 91% 88% 88% 90% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:13 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: Full
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13-15 July - Check the weather forecast at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire for The Royal International Air Tattoo.

Officially recognised as the world's largest military airshow in 2003 by the Guinness World Records with 535 aircraft in attendance, Europe's greatest airshow hosts a 7.5 hour flying display, with a variety of aircraft taking part, including:

  • RAF Red Arrows
  • Royal Jordanian Falcons
  • RAF Typhoon Solo Display
  • Airbus Military A400M 

A variety of aircraft will also be on show from around the world including:

  • Helicopters
  • Fighter aircraft
  • VIP transportation
  • Civil aircraft
  • Display team aircraft, including the Breitling Wingwalking Team

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

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