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 May in ...

1977
One of the sunniest May days with 15.1 h of bright sunshine under an area of high pressure. The temperature rose to 21.8 C with little cloud in the sky.
2007
One of the wettest May days - 31.6 mm of rain fell and wind gusted to 28 knots. This was caused by an area of low pressure that tracked eastwards along the English Channel.

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

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