Manchester Marathon weather: an hour-by-hour forecast for race day

What will the weather be like on Sunday 10 October for Manchester Marathon and half marathon? Here’s your guide to the day.

It’s one of those things you can’t control but will make a difference to those taking part (and watching) Manchester Marathon.

We’ve pulled together an hour-by-hour guide to weather in the city to give you a better idea of what conditions will be like for the races.

Best of luck to all those taking part!

7am: The day should get off to a cloudy and dry start, though feeling a bit humid.

8am: With half-marathon runners starting to line up, the weather is expected to be dry with light winds. Temperatures will be around 13C.

9am: Similar to 8am forecast.

10am: humidity will be easing with the chance of showers lower than 10%.

11am: Temperatures will nudge up to 14C: still cool enough for exercise. It will stay cloudy.

12pm: It will feel more like 15C with a pleasant gentle breeze.

1pm: Sill looking unlikely it will rain, with light cloud cover.

2pm: Temperatures will peak at around 15C and it’s still expected to stay dry and cloudy.

3pm: A welcome gentle north-westerly breeze and more light cloud as we head into the afternoon.

Source: BBC Weather.

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