Day by day Preston weather forecast including August Bank Holiday weekend

Posted on - 20th August, 2018 - 9:34am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
Reader Paul McNeil cleverly sheltered in the pub while the rain came down on Friargate
Heavy rain in Friargate

Preston’s Bank Holiday weather forecast is looking like it’s going to be a wet one.


You might need your umbrellas with light showers and drizzle predicted over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Here’s a run through of the weather for the week ahead:

Tuesday (21 August)

Morning – It’s set to be an overcast morning with lots of cloud

Afternoon – Temperatures rise to highs of 21 degrees and sunny intervals are predicted

Evening – The sun disappears around 6pm for a cloudy night

Wednesday (22 August)

Morning – Grab your brollies as light rain is expected from 10am

Afternoon – The heavens truly open up for heavy showers at 1pm

Evening – Light showers continue into the evening, with an overcast night to follow

Thursday (23 August)

Morning – Light showers expected from 10am with bursts of sunshine

Afternoon – Temperatures drop away from 4pm to 15 degrees and more light showers are predicted

Evening – Light showers will continue until around 10pm

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Friday (24 August)

Morning – Hail is predicted from 7am followed by heavy showers around 10am

Afternoon – Heavy showers are expected throughout the day with some glimpses of sunshine

Evening – The rain persists into the evening with a night of cloud to follow

Saturday (25 August)

Morning – Unfortunately, a rainy start to the Bank Holiday Weekend. Light showers will be accompanied by sunny intervals

Afternoon – The heavens open fully after midday for a heavy downpour

Evening – The rain eases off for a dry evening but clouds will remain

Sunday (26 August)

Morning – Another cloudy start to the day with temperatures slowly increasing to 13 degrees by 10am

Afternoon – Light showers expected around 1pm with the sunshine breaking through

Evening – A dry evening is predicted but looks like it will be a grey one

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Monday (27 August)

Showers and longer spells of rain are expected for August Bank Holiday Monday

Temperatures starting rather cool, but recovering to around normal, and perhaps warm at times

Tuesday (28 August)

A similar pattern is predicted to follow on Tuesday, with the possibility of more showers

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