Rain set to fall on first day of both events
According to Metcheck, it is set to rain on both sites until early afternoon tomorrow (June 11), the opening day of both events.
The weather is expected to remain cloudy for Download into the evening and a touch brighter on the Isle Of Wight. Temperatures should peak at 18 degrees Celsius and 15 degrees C for the respective festivals.
Saturday (12) should be rain-free for the Isle Of Wight Festival, with temperatures peaking at 20 degrees C. It should also be rain-free but a touch cloudier for Download, with temperatures peaking at 18 degrees C.
NME will be bringing you coverage of both festivals live from the Download and Isle Of Wight sites.
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