Glastonbury Festival 2024 Weather Forecast

Will it rain or shine...?

The Met Office has delivered its first five-day forecast for Glastonbury Festival.

The festival is swinging into gear, with workers on-site piecing it all together. The first fans will descend on Glastonbury from Wednesday (June 26th), with Pyramid Stage headline sets expected from Dua Lipa, Coldplay, and SZA (with Shania Twain in the coveted legends slot).

Elsewhere, you can expect high profile sets from IDLES, LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey, and many, many more.

As ever, the Glastonbury weather is a huge talking point. In days gone by, the threat of rain became a go-to cliche for news writers, so much so in fact that theQuietus launched ‘Somme Watch’ to call-out these tropes.

More recently, heat has become an issue – with last year’s edition finding scorched fans swarming around any cover available to them.

The Met Office has given its first five-day forecast for the festival, with Wednesday (June 26th) seeing highs of 26 degrees Celsius, and lows of 14 degrees Celsius.

Thursday will be cloudy, with temperatures capped at a perfectly reasonably 21 degrees Celsius. Friday (June 28th) will be mixed, with more sun but slightly cooler temperatures with a high of 19 degrees Celsius.

Saturday witnesses the return of the sun, with clouds being banished for Glastonbury weather with highs of 21 degrees; closing day Sunday ups the ante a little, to 22 degrees Celsius.

Stay tuned for extensive on-site CLASH coverage from Glastonbury. As ever, the BBC will be providing televised coverage, and we spoke to their team for an inside-look at the red button process.

Steve Lamacq told us: “That first time you go to Glastonbury, you’re coming in and you drive over the brow of the hill then all of a sudden you see this mass of humanity. The tents, the faraway fields of tents…being able to enjoy that for the first time and getting that across is important.”

Related: These Five Life-Hacks Will Change Your Glastonbury Experience Forever

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