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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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Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
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Heavy rain Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night
80% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 27 35 W 23 35 W 20 32 W 16 28 W 14 26 W 11 23 W 12 25 WSW 11 23 WSW 9 21 WSW 10 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
64% 59% 55% 57% 57% 67% 72% 76% 77% 81%
UV index
3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 19:09 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 September 2018)
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Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 20 WSW 8 18 WSW 7 17 SW 7 16 SW 7 15 SW 6 13 SW 6 12 SW 6 12 SW 6 13 SW 6 12 SW 8 14 SW 9 16 SW 9 15 SW 9 15 SW 6 11 S 5 9 SSE 5 8 ESE 6 11 ESE 7 12 E 8 14 E 9 16 E 9 17 ENE 10 18 ENE 10 18
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 G VG M M M M M M M M M
Humidity
83% 83% 85% 87% 88% 90% 91% 91% 88% 83% 77% 76% 76% 79% 83% 86% 90% 93% 94% 95% 95% 95% 95% 95%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 19:06 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 23 September 2018)
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Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Clear night Clear night
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 9 18 ENE 9 17 NE 9 16 ENE 9 17 NNE 15 28 NNW 17 31 NNW 17 32 NNW 13 25 NNW 11 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M P G VG VG VG
Humidity
95% 96% 96% 95% 93% 89% 74% 71% 80%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:54 Sunset: 19:04 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 24 September 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Clear night Clear night
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5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 8 14 NW 7 12 NW 7 11 NNW 7 15 N 8 18 N 8 17 N 5 8 NNE 4 7
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% 89% 90% 70% 53% 51% 72% 82%
UV index
2 4 1
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 10 ° 14 ° 15 ° 12 ° 9 °
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5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 10 ° 13 ° 14 ° 11 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 4 6 NE 4 5 ENE 4 5 E 4 9 SSE 5 13 SE 5 12 ESE 4 6 ESE 5 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 92% 93% 73% 53% 51% 72% 81%
UV index
2 4 2
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 18:59 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
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6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 12 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 5 7 SSE 5 7 SSE 5 8 SSE 6 12 S 7 16 S 7 14 S 5 8 S 6 9
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% 90% 90% 72% 57% 57% 78% 86%
UV index
2 4 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 18:57 Moon phase: Full
Thursday (Thursday 27 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 13 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 ° 11 °
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7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 11 ° 15 ° 15 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 5 8 S 5 8 S 5 9 SW 7 13 WSW 9 18 W 9 18 W 8 14 WNW 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 92% 93% 78% 65% 67% 78% 83%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 18:55 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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