Glastonbury weather: Latest Met Office forecast predicts scattered showers over Pilton

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

Billie Eilish, 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.

Friday 24 June will see cloudy skies turn into scattered showers. The day will turn brighter around lunchtime but more persistent rain is expected to move eastwards through the afternoon. The Met Office indicates a maximum temperature of 20 degrees, dropping to a low of 8 degrees at night.

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

Glastonbury festival photographed in 2014 (AFP via Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival photographed in 2014 (AFP via Getty Images)

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.

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