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 17 July in ...

1890
Heavy rain led to flooding in Reading. 71.9 mm of rain fell in Forbury Gardens.
2006
There was a very large diurnal temperature range today of 20.3 degC, as the temperature rose from a minimum 11.3 C of to a maximum of 31.6 C.

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

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