Weather data

The University of Reading Atmospheric Observatory

Weather news in Reading

Daily weather observations at the University of Reading date back to 1901. Here are a selection of weather news stories for Reading since they began - with one or two earlier, newsworthy, items. They will be updated each day. Please let us 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 24 October in ...

1999
One of the lowest 0900 GMT October pressure readings on record - 974.6 mb. A low pressure area moved from SW Ireland to the S Midlands by midday although there was little rain in Reading after 0900 GMT.

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