Will it be rain or shine at the two sites this year?

The Reading And Leeds Festivals kick off this weekend (August 28-30), and we have the latest weather reports.

According to weather prediction service Metcheck Friday in Reading should be almost rain-free, with a chance of a small amount of precipitation in the afternoon. However, BBC Weather is predicting light rain showers.

Metcheck predicts sunny intervals all day in Reading on Saturday with no rain, with temperatures peaking at 18 degrees Celsius.

Sunday should be similarly rain-free but more cloudy, with temperatures peaking at 19 degrees Celsius.

Over in Leeds Metcheck predicts a tiny amount of drizzle until about 4pm with cloudy conditions. Temperatures should peak at 13 degrees Celsius. BBC Weather predicts heavy showers, although claims that a slightly higher maximum temperature should be expected.

Metcheck predicts an almost rain-free day on Saturday in Leeds, with temperatures peaking at 16 degrees Celsius.

Leeds temperatures should peak at 18 degrees Celsius in Sunday with a small amount of drizzle in the afternoon.

This year’s event will be headlined by Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead and Kings Of Leon.

See NME.COM/festivals for more information.