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 1 April in ...

The equal lowest April dew point at 0900 GMT on record, -6 C. The day was dull and cold with a sleet shower in the evening.
The highest April gust on record, 52 knots (60 mph).

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

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