Glastonbury weather: A day-by-day guide to Worthy Farm forecast

The latest weather updates as music fans arrive at Worthy Farm, Somerset

Jacob Stolworthy
Sunday 25 June 2023 07:50 BST
Glastonbury 2023: Campers begin descending on Worthy Farm as gates open to music festival

Glastonbury Festival 2023 is officially underway, after co-organisers Michael and Emily Eavis opened the gates to Worthy Farm.

Music fans are busy setting up camp as they prepare to watch this year’s headliners, Arctic Monkeys, Guns N’ Roses and Elton John, at the annual event in Somerset. Other acts on the line-up include Lizzo, Lana Del Rey, Lewis Capaldi, Texas and Kelis.

The gates to the festival opened at 8am on Wednesday 21 June, and revellers are undoubtedly refreshing their weather apps to see what they can expect across the five days.

You can keep up with all things Glastonbury here.

Weather experts are providing regular updates on the current forecasts for Pilton, Somerset. An early downpour of rain on Tuesday (20 June) morning was a blessing to campers trying to pitch tents, as the ground remained dry and cracked from last week’s heatwave.

Festival-goers have been warned of some wet weather for the first few days. However, the skies should be clear by Friday as the music begins.

You can find the rundown of the weather forecast for Glastonbury – as noted by Accuweather – below.

Wednesday 21 June is said to be sunny with some clouds with a thunderstorm warning between noon and 7pm. The temperature is predicted to be 22 degrees.

Thursday 22 June is said to be “partly sunny and delightful”. Predicted highs of 23 degrees.

Friday 23 June will be mostly cloudy, with highs of 24 degrees, dropping down to 15 degrees later in the evening.

Saturday 24 June will be mostly sunny and warm – featuring highs of 26 degrees.

Sunday 25 June is expected to be breezy and warm with lots of sunshine and cloud, with temperatures of up to 26 degrees. Watch out for a rain shower in the afternoon.

Glastonbury Festival (Getty Images)

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

Organisers at Glastonbury asked guests not to bring disposable vapes to the campsite this year, with a message on the festival’s guidance list commenting: “They pollute the environment and can be hazardous at waste centres.”

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The festival has long been focused on sustainability causes and encourages its guests to be mindful about their treatment of the venue and the wider world. The big clean-up at the end of the event is one of the most widely observed moments of the festival.

Live coverage of Glastonbury Festival 2023 will be aired by the BBC across TV, BBC Radio, Sounds and iPlayer.

This year, the broadcaster has also launched a brand new channel, Pyramid Stage – Signed, which will feature British Sign Language performances of every show on the main stage.

Here’s a list of the 20 greatest Glastonbury performances, ranked.

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