How long is the rain set to last? This week’s weather outlook for Hartlepool
A wet and wild start to the week will later turn to a drier outlook, with temperatures hovering between the mid-to-high teens.
Significant rain downpours are forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday, continuing the damp turn witnessed over the past week after a mainly warm and dry June.
Hartlepool will see temperature lows of 13 and 14 degrees Celsius this week, according to the Met Office, and highs of 20.
Tuesday, July 6, is set to begin with heavy rain, giving way to some thundery downpours in the afternoon.
Wednesday, July 7, looks likely to get off to a drier start with some thunder and lighter showers anticipated in the early afternoon and early evening (between 1pm and 7pm, roughly).
Finally, Thursday, July 8, is forecast to be dry and largely cloudy with some sunny spells – a pattern that is set to continue into and throughout the weekend.
High pollen levels are also expected this week, with high UV exposure also predicted.