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 12 August in ...

2008
One of the lowest 0900 GMT August pressure readings on record - 988.8 mb. Three centres of low pressure lay over the British Isles during the day.
2020
The minimum temperature recorded this morning was 20.0 C, the third highest of any night in the record to date. This came in the middle of a heatwave during which the temperature remained above 17 C on four consecutive days (10th-13th).

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

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