Weather forecast for Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds and other festivals for 2022
The UK’s festival calendar is set to come back strong this year after the Covid disruption – and the good news is that it looks sunny.
This is according to research by the Event Discovery Platform skidleat least, who believes that dancing in a field under a radiant sun is firmly on the agenda this summer.
His analysis of the festival weather predicts that dancing in a field in the glorious sunshine should be firmly on the cards this year with festivals such as BST Hyde Park London, Highest Point, Terminal V and Reading and Leeds Festival all set to see only one hour of rain over their respective weekends.
And then there are the questions tens of thousands of revelers heading to Glastonbury will be asking – will it be a mud bath?
Apparently not, the weekend of June 22-26 is expected to have an average temperature of 18°C and no more than three hours or rainfall.
Skiddle says BST Hyde Park outperforms the majority of UK festivals, taking top spot for the highest average temperature over its last five festivals (24c), and has even hit highs of 33c.
This is followed by Camp Bestival, Boomtown and Reading Festival, which have seen average temperatures of 19C over their festival weekends in recent years.
Highest Point Festival’s dry spell should come as no surprise given its location in the beautiful surroundings of Williamson Park, a 358-foot-high mountain peak with views across all of Lancaster.
Research has found the south reigns supreme, with average temperatures nearly 3C warmer than festivals in the UK’s north, but England puts Scotland and Northern Ireland at the forefront. shade, taking the crown of the hottest temperatures.
The Ticket Sales, Festivals, Club Listings, Events and Guide website has analyzed the weather at popular UK festivals over the past six years and its full findings are set out below.
Jamie Scahill, Head of Marketing at Skiddle, said: “With so many of our favorite festivals and live events missing over the past two years, the 2022 festival season is going to be bigger than ever!
“We may not be able to control the weather in the UK, but the forecast looks promising so we can’t wait to laze around in a field and enjoy the live music again.”
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