Hartlepool weather forecast: Town set for cloudy day on first weekend of 2020

Hartlepool is set for a cloudy day on Saturday, January 4, with a fair chance of light rain.

Friday, 3rd January 2020, 8:09 pm
HARTLEPOOL 2017 CALENDAR OCTOBER 

October storm clouds gather across Steetley Pier on the Headland. Picture by FRANK REID
HARTLEPOOL 2017 CALENDAR OCTOBER October storm clouds gather across Steetley Pier on the Headland. Picture by FRANK REID

What will the weather be like in Hartlepool on Saturday morning?

The morning will be cloudy, with a maximum temperature of 8C.

What about the afternoon?

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The cloud cover is set to continue throughout the afternoon, with a 50/50 chance of light rain between noon and 2pm.

The temperature will remain around 8C until early evening.

What will the weather be like throughout the evening and night in Hartlepool?

The cloud cover will continue throughout the evening, becoming heavier around 9pm, though it should remain dry, and the cloud cover will see temperatures remain around the 8C mark.

What will the weather be like on Sunday, January 5?

Sunday is set to see more of the same, with cloud cover but only a slim chance of rain, and temperatures climbing as high as 10C by mid-afternoon.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

The Met Office UK outlook for the North East for between Sunday, January 5 and Tuesday, January 7 said: “Rain and strong winds on Monday, then clear and chilly overnight. Further rain and strong winds on Tuesday.”

A longer-range forecast up until Friday, January 17 added: “Temperatures look to be above average across the north with the potential for some very mild conditions locally.

“Further south, temperatures should be be around normal for the time of year with some colder interludes possible.”