Preston weather hour-by-hour breakdown ahead of events weekend

Posted on - 7th July, 2017 - 10:44pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
Things are hotting up in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall
Things are hotting up in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall

With a lot of events taking place in Preston and Lancashire this weekend all eyes are on the weather.


And there’s some good news – the forecast for the weekend is looking good.

Saturday is going to be dry and often rather cloudy but has sunny spells into the afternoon. Light winds will ensure it feels pleasant in the sunshine.

Here’s an hour by hour breakdown:

Sunrise is at 4.51am

6am – 13 degrees, sun and clouds
7am – Same as 6am
8am – Plenty of sunshine as temperatures rise to 14 degrees
9am – Clouding over but temperatures rising to 15 degrees
10am-12noon – Temperatures lift to 17 degrees and more sunshine
12noon-2pm – We reach peak temperatures of 18 degrees
2pm – 6pm – Wall-to-wall sunshine and temperatures remain at 18
6pm-8pm – Temperatures drop slightly to 17 degrees
8pm-10pm – A final burst of sunshine and temperatures drop to 16 degrees before sunset at 9.41pm
10pm – 12midnight – Clouding over and cooling off to 14 degrees

The pollen count is very high on Saturday, so bad news for hayfever sufferers.

Sunday dawns at 4.52am and it will be largely bright and the chance of rain increases in the late evening or MOnday morning.

6am – 14 degrees and overcast
7am – Some darker clouds threaten and 15 degrees
8am-10am – Overcast conditions and reaching 17 degrees
10am – 12noon – No real change but temperatures reach 19 degrees by mid-day
12noon-2pm – First sign of some sunshine
2pm-4pm – The heat is on as we reach 21 degrees and the sun breaks through
4pm-7pm – Sunshine for a nice afternoon, temperatures drop slightly to 19 degrees
7pm-10pm – Temperatures fall to 15 degrees and the sun sets at 9.40pm
10pm-12midnight – Temperatures drop slightly to 14 degrees for a calm night

Pollen count remains very high and the UV level is ranked seven out of eight.

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