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Tour of Britain 2017 weather forecast

Tour of Britain

Sun 3 SepSun 10 Sep 2017

Britain's answer to the Tour de France will stretch the length of the country this September, as the Tour of Britain gets underway between the 3-10 September.

On Sunday 3 September, some of the world's leading cyclists will gather on Edinburgh's Royal Mile to embark on a gruelling eight day tour that will take them the length and breadth of Britain. 

The 20 teams will cover a distance of 1312 km across the UK to then finally reach Cardiff on the eighth and final stage of The Tour on Sunday 10 September.

The weather will play a major role as the competitors cross the UK, keep an eye on the forecast for each of the stages if you are going to cheer on the riders.

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy shower day 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    9 °C

  • Light shower day 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Light shower day 13 °C

    10 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
Now 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 11 18 E 11 21 E 9 20 E 7 18 E 7 17 E 7 16 ENE 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M G G
Humidity Expand
83% 84% 85% 86% 86% 84% 87%
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 18:10 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 9 17 E 7 16 E 7 15 ESE 8 15 ESE 8 16 ESE 8 16 SE 8 16 ESE 9 18 ESE 9 17 ESE 9 18 ESE 9 17 SE 9 17 SE 9 18 SE 9 17 SE 9 17 SE 8 16 ESE 8 15 ESE 8 16 ESE 8 16 E 7 16 E 7 15 E 7 15 ENE 7 15 E 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G G G M G G G G G G M G G G G M M
Humidity Expand
86% 89% 87% 87% 89% 90% 90% 91% 89% 89% 88% 86% 83% 82% 80% 80% 81% 82% 84% 85% 88% 90% 91% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 18:08 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
20% 50% 50% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 11 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 6 13 E 5 11 E 5 9 NE 5 9 WSW 5 8 SSW 4 9 S 5 10 SSE 5 11 SE 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M G G VG
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 94% 94% 92% 86% 81% 85% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 18:05 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower day Light rain Cloudy
40% 70% 40% 10% 40% 60% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 10 22 ESE 12 25 ESE 10 20 ESE 11 21 ESE 11 22 ENE 10 21 NNE 10 20 NNW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
85% 85% 87% 86% 79% 82% 89% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 18:03 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 12 23 W 12 24 WNW 13 25 W 11 23 WNW 13 26 W 12 25 W 10 21 W 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 87% 87% 87% 81% 80% 84% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
10% 20% 40% 50% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 8 15 S 7 14 SSE 9 17 S 10 20 S 12 24 SSW 12 24 SSW 11 22 SSW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
89% 90% 91% 89% 84% 83% 88% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower day Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 10% 40% 60% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 12 23 SSW 12 23 SSW 11 22 SSW 12 24 SSW 14 28 SSW 13 25 SSW 12 22 SSW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity Expand
89% 90% 90% 88% 82% 82% 86% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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3-10 September - Check the weather forecast if you are cheering on the riders in the Tour of Britain cycle race.

The Tour of Britain is the country's largest annual free-to-spectate sporting event and dates back to just after the Second World War. However, the Tour of Britain as it is known today first took place in 2004; when it took place over five days in early September.

The weather is an important aspect of cycling, particularly that of competitive road cycling. Wet weather can slow you down and poses as a danger as there is much less grip on the roads and the rain may distort a cyclist's vision. This event in particular will require good weather due to the masses of competitors, so it will be much safer in good conditions.

To check the daily routes for each stage, visit the Tour of Britain official website.

Back to the events calendar.

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