What will the weather be like for Victorious Festival and Bank Holiday weekend?Â

Victorious Festival is returning to Portsmouth this week '“ but will you need to pack a raincoat?Â

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018, 1:31 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:13 pm
Will you need a coat for Victorious Festival? Picture: Habibur Rahman

The music festival is taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend, which is notorious for being a washout. 

The Libertines, Kasier Chiefs, Paul Weller, Paloma Faith, The Prodigy and Years and Years, as well as many more performing throughout the weekend. 

If you haven't got a ticket yet it is not too late '“ for more information click this link here. 

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Will you need a coat for Victorious Festival? Picture: Habibur Rahman

So will Portsmouth and Victorious Festival see rain this weekend? 

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Here is what the Met Office forecast says: 


For the first day of the festival it will be cloudy overall with a high of 17C throughout the day while the low will be 11C

There is a 50 per cent chance of light rain between 4pm and 7pm on Friday, but it is likely to be cloudy when the acts including The Libertines are performing. 


For the Saturday, the first full day of Victorious Festival, the Met Office is forecasting there will be a mixture of cloudy weather and sunny intervals. 

There will be a high of 18C during the day but with a low of 11C - so not a scorching hot day. 

Between 10am and 1pm it is expected to be sunny, but will be cloudy with sunny intervals throughout the rest of the day. 


Rain has been forecast for the Sunday, the final day of Victorious Festival 2018. 

The Met Office is predicting a high of 18C again but with a low of 14C. 

According to the current forecast there is a 60 per cent chance of rain between 1pm and 7pm, as well as a 50 per cent chance of light rain between 7pm and 10pm. 


On Bank Holiday Monday, if you are staying around after Victorious Festival '“ it will be cloudy. 

It will be slightly warmer with a high of 19C and a low of 14C.