A predominantly dry Glastonbury festival this year, turning very warm or even hot at times, cooler on Sunday
The final blog for this years festival, and a dry very warm festival is expected, perhaps hot at times Friday and maybe Saturday. Remember to stay hydrated, and apply plenty of sun cream, UV levels are close to peak levels in the UK and are forecast to be Level 7.
The temperatures quoted below are a hybrid of GFS and ECM, they may still understate the temperatures especially for Friday and Saturday.
Looking Dry for the festival duration, High Pressure steady this week, only slowly dropping this weekent. 850HPa rising to over 20c, slowly dropping back on Saturday and Sunday.
Wednesday 26 June – With High Pressure covering the UK (1028mb for Glastonbury), Winds Easterly with Temperatures 20-22c (850HPA 12-14c). A dry day expected with a largely cloudy morning with more sunny intervals as the day progresses.
Thursday 27 June – With High Pressure covering the UK (1028mb for Glastonbury), Another dry day expected with a mostly sunny day likely, Winds veering Southeasterly with Temperatures 21-24c (850HPA 18-19c).
GFS Friday 28 June –Pressure for South Western parts of the UK is set to drop on Friday (1018mb for Glastonbury in the evening), however looking mostly dry with long sunny spells. Staying warm with expected max Temperatures around 22-26c. (850HPA 22c)
Weekend - 29/30 June Pressure slowly dropping over the weekend with winds veering NW by Sunday. Probably sunny to start Saturday, more cloud later but remining dry. Mixed cloud for the Sunday with perhaps the odd light shower. Temperatures 23-27c on Saturday (850HPA 15c), high teens on Sunday.
A dry festival seems likely with increasing levels of sunshine during the week. Temperatures are set to rise each day peaking either on Friday or early Saturday, before cooling back a little on Sunday.