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 27 June in ...

1976
One of the warmest June days (maximum temperature 33.8 C) and June nights (minimum temperature 18.5 C) on record. The observation register says 'HOT'.
2011
One of the warmest June nights on record with a minimum temperature of 17.7 C.

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

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