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 20 September in ...

1919
One of the lowest September dew points at 0900 GMT at 2 C as a S'ward plunge of cold air affected much of the British Isles.
1980
One of the wettest September days on record as 50.9 mm fell. Much of this fell from a thunderstorm that commenced in the evening. Rain fell for just under nine hours.

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