Easter holidays in Northumberland: Weather forecast for the week ahead as temperatures set to drop

Northumberland enjoyed bright and warm weather over the Easter weekend – but that seems set to change in the coming days.

Monday, 18th April 2022, 12:54 pm

According to Met Office forecasters, the end of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend will bring cooler and cloudier weather – especially in coastal areas.

Temperatures will plummet across the region from Tuesday, April 19, with onshore breeze bringing light rain and drizzle later in the week.

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Forecasters predict cooler weather across Northumberland this week.

Thursday (April 21) and Friday (April 22) will be the coolest, with maximum temperatures of 10 °C.

This is what you can expect from the weather in Northumberland, according to the Met Office:

Monday, April 18

Forecasters predict cloud will break to give a brighter afternoon with sunny spells, but a few showers may develop. It will feel cooler, with maximum temperatures of 14 °C.

The evening will be mostly dry, but chilly, with rural frost patches forming and minimum temperature of 3°C.

Tuesday, April 19

The Met Office says Tuesday will start bright with cloudy weather developing in the afternoon. It will be largely dry with isolated afternoon showers and light winds.

However, forecasters warn it will feel cooler, particularly by the coast, with highs of 11°C.

Wednesday, April 20

Bright spells will develop, but coastal areas will remain cloudier and cooler.

Expect highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C

Outlook for Thursday and Friday (April 21 and 22)

The end of the week will see similar weather conditions as on Wednesday, with onshore breeze bringing low cloud and possibly some light rain or drizzle.

The maximum temperature will be 10°C, with lows of 6°C.