Blackpool weather forecast: Resort set to be hit by persistent heavy rain this weekend

Persistent heavy rain in Blackpool is set to make the weekend a washout.
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Britain’s school summer holidays are set to get off to a damp start in Blackpool this weekend.

Most schools in England and Wales broke up on Friday afternoon (July 21), but families heading for a getaway are being warned of persistent rain.

Saturday (July 22)

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Wet and gloomy for much of Saturday with outbreaks of rain throughout, heavy at times. A fresh breeze developing.

Feeling cool under persistent rain, though humidity building into the evening. Maximum temperature 16C.

Outlook for Sunday (July 23) to Tuesday (July 25):

Staying wet on Sunday with further heavy rain at times.

Britain’s school summer holidays are set to get off to a damp start this weekend (Photo by Vlad Chetan)Britain’s school summer holidays are set to get off to a damp start this weekend (Photo by Vlad Chetan)
Britain’s school summer holidays are set to get off to a damp start this weekend (Photo by Vlad Chetan)

Brighter on Monday with sunny spells and scattered locally heavy showers.

Mostly dry on Tuesday with sunny spells. Rather cool.

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This is the hour-by-hour forecast for Saturday, July 22:

1am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 14C

2am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 14C

3am – Heavy rain – More than 95% chance of rain – 14C

4am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 14C

5am – Light rain – 60% chance of rain – 14C

6am – Heavy rain – 80% chance of rain – 14C

7am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 14C

8am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 15C

9am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 15C

10am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 15C

11am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 15C

Midday – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

1pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

2pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

3pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

4pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 17C

5pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

6pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

7pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

8pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

9pm – Light rain – 70% chance of rain – 16C

10pm – Light rain – 60% chance of rain – 16C

11pm – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

Outlook for Sunday, July 23:

1am – Heavy rain – 90% chance of rain – 16C

4am – Heavy rain – 80% chance of rain – 16C

7am – Heavy rain – 80% chance of rain – 16C

10am – Heavy rain – 80% chance of rain – 16C

1pm – Heavy rain – 80% chance of rain – 17C

4pm – Heavy rain – 80% chance of rain – 17C

7pm – Light rain – 50% chance of rain – 16C

10pm – Cloudy – 10% chance of rain – 15C