Reading, Leeds & Creamfields festival weather forecast with rain & thunderstorms set to hit – but there will be some sun | The Sun

THE weather forecast for Reading, Leeds and Creamfields festival has been revealed with rain and thunderstorms set to hit.

Three of the UK's biggest festies are kicking off on Friday as revellers look forward to a long weekend of music.

After a brief spell of warm weather, Brits with tickets were hoping they could party in glorious sun and stay clear of camping in muddy damp fields.

But heavy rain and strong winds are expected to make a return, say the Met Office.

It isn't all grey skies though as all three locations are forecast to see some brighter conditions across the next four days.

According to the weather service, this is what each festival has in store over the Bank Holiday weekend.


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Anyone attending Reading today will be able to pitch their tent in "fine and sunny" conditions before clouds creep in this afternoon.

Scattered showers are forecast as Friday comes to an end – so get your raincoat out if you're heading to the main stage.

The Met said: "Some showers turning heavy at times.

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"Breezy along the south coast.

"Feeling cooler than of late."

Temperatures however, could reach 21C.


Saturday will start off quite bright, according to meteorologists, with "cloud then bubbling up with scattered showers by late-morning, some of which may turn locally heavy and possibly thundery".

The wintry and wet conditions won't last long though with skies expected to clear and a maximum temperature of 19C predicted.


Temperatures on Sunday are forecast to hit highs of 20C with cloud and scattered showers throughout the day, say the Met Office.


Monday morning will feel a little brighter but with the odd shower. 

Highs of 20C are expected.



Anyone attending Leeds fest will have to deal with cloudier and rainier conditions as they kick off the fun today.

Showers will break out in the morning with heavier and thundery downpours forecast for later on – which might make pitching your tent difficult.

The Met Office said it will feel cooler than what it has done recently as gentle winds are felt at all times.

Temperatures could reach around 19C.


On Saturday, there will be "a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers".

The Met Office said: "Some showers may once again turn locally heavy and thundery.

"Showers fading and skies clearing later. Gentle winds. Maximum temperature 19 °C."


Sunday will remain cloudy for the majority of the day with showers developing into the afternoon.

Conditions are not expected to exceed 19C.


Weather forecasters say Bank Hol Monday will start quite cloudy before it gets drier and brighter in the afternoon with highs of 20C.



Festivalgoers headed to Creamfields in Cheshire might struggle to set up camp today as the Met predict hail.

They said: "A mixture of sunshine and scattered showers through the day.

"Some of the showers may be heavy and locally thundery, with the risk of hail.

"Breezy and feeling rather cool. Maximum temperature 19C."


On Saturday, Brits at the festival can expect another day of sunshine and showers.

They could be "heavy with a chance of thunder".

The Met Office said that it will feel "rather cool for late August, but feeling reasonable in any sunshine [with a] maximum temperature of 19 °C."


Sunday will start bright before cloud and rain creeps in in the later afternoon.

The high will only be around 17C.


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As the weekend comes to an end, Monday could be warmer and brighter.

Sunny spells could also bring a bit of warmth for those in tents with highs of 17C.

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