Daily weather observations at the University of Reading date back to 1908. Here are a selection of news stories and observations for Reading since they began - with one or two earlier, newsworthy, items. They will be updated each day. Let me know if you have any other snippets of news/information.

Any mention of a record refers to observations at the University of Reading - elsewhere in the United Kingdom values may have been higher or lower.

In Reading on 24 April in ...

The equal lowest April dew point at 0900 GMT at -6 C. A flow from the N brought cool air to Reading although it turned out to be a fairly sunny day.

Some historical data/observations for anniversary dates can be found here