Glastonbury weather: Latest Met Office forecast predicts blustery showers and breezy weather in Pilton

The Met Office has indicated heavy rain showers, with the possibility of thunderstorms, over the course of a breezy Saturday

Glastonbury Festival in numbers

Glastonbury 2022 has finally begun, with the iconic music festival opening its gates after two years of pandemic-related cancellations.

On Friday, Gen-Z pop star Billie Eilish became the festival’s youngest ever headliner. Sir Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar are headlining the weekend, with hundreds of other acts lined up across the festival’s many stages.

Weather experts are providing regular updates on the current forecasts for Worthy Farm (or, more specifically, the nearest village of Pilton) during the five-day event.

You can see below for a rundown of what the weather is forecasted to be throughout the Glastonbury period, per Accuweather.

Wednesday 22 June was mostly sunny and “delightful”, with temperatures hitting 27 degrees.

Thursday 23 June was mostly pleasant, with an afternoon thunderstorm and temperature of up to 25 degrees. The Met Office had issued a Yellow Warning for thunderstorms.

On Friday 24 June cloudy skies turned to scattered showers. The Met Office indicated a maximum temperature of 20 degrees, which dropped to a low of 8 degrees at night.

Saturday 25 June will be breezy and cloudy with showers of rain, and a couple of thunderstorms. The temperature will be around 17 degrees.

Glastonbury festival photographed in 2014

Sunday 26 June is forecasted to be cloudy with a few showers and temperatures up to 18 degrees. Winds should die down as the day goes on.

This list will be updated as and when more accurate forecasts are available.

Here’s a list of the 20 greatest Glastonbury performances, ranked. Follow live updates from our Glastonbury liveblog.

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