Weather news in Reading

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 21 November in ...

1988
One of the lowest November dew points at 0900 GMT on record, -7C. Reading lay on the eastern flank of a large anticyclone, with cold and dry air being pulled towards us off the continent.
2015
The first snow of the autumn/winter fell today, one of seven years during 1908-2015 when wintry weather occurred before the first air frost of autumn. The first air frost this year arrived on 22 November.

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

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