The 165th Great Yorkshire Show gets underway in Harrogate tomorrow (July 9) where 9,500 rosettes and 220 trophies will be awarded for over 2,000 classes set to take place.

The grand showcase of farming, food and the countryside will see all-new content complementing returning favourites.

But what does the weather have in store? Let’s take a look at the forecast and find out if you need to pack a sun hat and suncream or an umbrella and wellies (or maybe a mix of all the weather essentials).

Great Yorkshire Show weather forecast in Harrogate – July 9-12

Below is the BBC weather forecast for Harrogate and the Great Yorkshire Show from Tuesday, July 9 until Friday, July 12:

Tuesday, July 9

You might need a raincoat for the first day of the Great Yorkshire Show as thundery showers and a moderate breeze are expected.

Temperatures are set to reach 19 degrees.

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Wednesday, July 10

More wet weather is on the way – drizzle and a moderate breeze is forecast for the second day of the mega farming event.

Temperatures are set to reach 18 degrees.

Thursday, July 11

Rain will continue (but it will be light) along with a gentle breeze.

Temperatures are set to reach 16 degrees.

Friday, July 12

The rain could hold off for the final day of the Great Yorkshire Show. BBC Weather has forecast light cloud and a gentle breeze again.

Temperatures are set to reach 16 degrees.

Where is the Great Yorkshire Show held?

The Great Yorkshire Show is held at the Regional Agricultural Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Railway Road, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ. More information about the Great Yorkshire Show including dress code and parking can be found on the event’s official website.