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 7 June in ...

1962
One of the highest June pressure readings - 1037.5 mb - as high pressure continued to persist over Norway.
1969
The first of 8 days each of which had at least 12 h of bright sunshine - June 1969 was to become a very sunny month with 274 h of sunshine in Reading.

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

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