Your Preston weekend weather forecast: City to enjoy sunny spells

Preston will see sunny spells throughout this afternoon and Saturday, with more overcast conditions expected from Sunday, April 25 as people continue to enjoy the outdoors.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 1:29 pm
Updated Friday, 23rd April 2021, 1:30 pm

For almost two weeks now, people have been able to go out and enjoy socialising at bars, pubs and restaurants at outdoor seating areas following a stream of warm temperatures.

Over the past week, the weather has remained milder and dryer, with temperatures averaging at

And this weekend will be no different, with people expected to continue enjoying the sun and our new freedoms as lockdown restrictions continue to lift.

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Pink blossom trees in the sun in Preston. Photo: Tony Worrall Photography.

Today, temperatures will remain a warm 18°C, with sunny spells throughout the day after a cooler start to the morning.

Overnight will remain a comfortable 8°C, with a cloudier start to tomorrow morning, Saturday, April 24, but similar sunny conditions throughout the day and highs of around 17°C.

Although Sunday will still see some sunny intervals, it is thought to become a little more overcast by late morning, with cooler highs of around 13°C, a sign of cooler temperatures again on Monday.

Thanks to Tony Worrall Photography for the picture of pink blossom trees in Preston

MET Office Forecast:

Today, April 23

Another cold start, but soon turning warm and fine with plenty of sunshine. Remaining dry into the afternoon with high cloud moving in from the west, making the sunshine hazy. Maximum temperature 18 °C. This evening conditions staying dry and mostly clear apart from high cloud in places.

Saturday, April 24

Fine and dry after a chilly start, it will become brighter during the afternoon as high cloud gradually disperses through the day. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Sunday, April 25 into the new week

Fine and dry on Sunday. Cloudier on Monday with rain moving in overnight before a rather wet Tuesday. Warm at first, but turning cooler, with a continued overnight frost risk.