The Hoppings hour by hour weather forecast for opening weekend of Newcastle funfair

It's very nearly time for The Hoppings to begin another run in Newcastle, meaning both its organisers and the many people who will be planning to go are now looking at the skies and keeping everything crossed for some good weather.

The fair hasn't always been been blessed with the best weather over the years, with heavy downpours making their presence felt on numerous occasions, most notably in 2007. Regarded by some as being the worst in living memory, powerful tractors with treaded wheels had to be used to drag the attractions out of the mud. The repair of the damaged Moor was reported to have cost over £50,000.

Over the last few years, the weather has been very much a mixed bag and, given the rotten whether we've had over the last few months, there had been some concern that this year's event might not even happen. Thankfully, that is very much NOT the case and The Hoppings 2024 will open on Friday, June 21, running through until Sunday, July 30.

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There has been talk of a potential heatwave on the way and the 10 day forecast for The Hoppings actually looks rather promising. With that in mind, we're breaking down the outlook for opening weekend (Friday-Sunday) hour by hour.

The Hoppings hour by hour weather forecast for opening weekend

Friday, June 21

1pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain.

2pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain.

3pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain.

4pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain.

5pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 20°, 0% chance of rain.

6pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 19°, 0% chance of rain.

7pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze., 17°, 13% chance of rain.

8pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze., 17°, 23% chance of rain

9pm: Sunny intervals and light winds, 16°, 24% chance of rain.

10pm: Partly cloud and light winds, 15°, 15% chance of rain.

Saturday, June 22

1pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 19°, 12% chance of rain.

2pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 19°, 0% chance of rain.

3pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 20°, 0% chance of rain.

4pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 20°, 0% chance of rain.

5pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 20°, 0% chance of rain.

6pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 19°, 0% chance of rain.

7pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 18°, 0% chance of rain.

8pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 17°, 0% chance of rain.

9pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 16°, 0% chance of rain.

10pm: Clear sky and light winds. 15°, 0% chance of rain

Sunday, June 23

1pm: Light cloud and a gentle breeze. 20°, 0% chance of rain.

2pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain

3pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain

4pm: Light cloud and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain

5pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 21°, 0% chance of rain

6pm Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 20°, 0% chance of rain

7pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 19°, 0% chance of rain

8pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 19°, 0% chance of rain

9pm: Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. 17°, 0% chance of rain

10pm: Clear sky and light winds. 16°, 0% chance of rain