Met Office latest Glastonbury Festival weather as thunderstorms and 27C highs forecast

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With Glastonbury Festival getting underway today (Wednesday, June 22) forecasters are predicting sunny weather for the first day followed by thunderstorms and downpours on Thursday.

The first day of the Somerset festival is forecast to be the hottest - with highs of 27C predicted by the Met Office.

The following day is also set to be warm, but the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and torrential downpours.

Forecasters say adverse conditions will ease off towards the end of the week with some showers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The day-by-day weather forecast for Glastonbury Festival 2022

Wednesday 22 June

People can expect to get hot and sweaty as they set up their camps on day one of the festival, with highs of 27C forecast. There is set to be bright sunshine throughout the day with a gentle breeze.

Thursday 23 June

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for day two of Glastonbury, with thunderstorms and torrential downpours predicted to hit Worthy Farm. It will stay warm with highs of 25. People are also being warned to expect high pollen counts.

The first few days of Glastonbury Festival are expected to be hot before temperatures then drop Credit: PA

Friday 24 June

The Friday of Glastonbury Festival 2022 looks set to cool off slightly, with temperatures dropping to a warm 19C. Forecasters say it will be cloudy for most of the day, with the Met Office saying there will be scattered showers.

Saturday 25 June

The Saturday will be scattered with light rain and showers, alongside some sunnier spells. The Met Office also says it will stay warm with highs of 17C.

Sunday 26 June

There will be some more showers for the final day of the festival, with some sunnier periods later in the morning. There will be highs of around 17C.