Northumberland weather forecast: County set for a cloudy day on first weekend of 2020

Northumberland is set for a cloudy day on Saturday, January 4, with a fair chance of light rain.

Friday, 3rd January 2020, 6:23 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd January 2020, 8:14 pm
Northumberland is set for a cloudy couple of days
Northumberland is set for a cloudy couple of days

What will the weather be like in Northumberland on Saturday morning?

This morning will be cloudy, with a maximum temperature of 8C.

What about the afternoon?

The cloud cover is set to continue throughout the afternoon, with rain unlikely.

The temperature will remain around 8C until early evening.

What will the weather be like throughout the evening and night in Northumberland?

The cloud cover is likely to continue throughout the evening, becoming heavier for a while around 8pm, though it should remain dry, and the cloud cover will see temperatures dipping no lower than the 8C mark.

What will the weather be like on Sunday, January 5?

Sunday is set to see more of the same, with cloud cover possibly breaking for a short time around 9am and only a slim chance of rain, while temperatures will climb as high as 10C by mid-afternoon.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

The Met Office UK outlook for the North East for between Sunday, January 5 and Tuesday, January 7 said: “Rain and strong winds on Monday, then clear and chilly overnight. Further rain and strong winds on Tuesday.”

A longer-range forecast up until Friday, January 17 added: “Temperatures look to be above average across the north with the potential for some very mild conditions locally.

“Further south, temperatures should be be around normal for the time of year with some colder interludes possible.”