Northumberland weather forecast: Day-by-day forecast as heavy rain set to end the sunny spell

With the end of May seeing year high temperatures across the North East, what will the weather be like during the first week of June?

Monday, 1st June 2020, 12:07 pm
Updated Monday, 1st June 2020, 12:10 pm
Scenes at Seaburn beach as people enjoy the warm weather (photo: Stu Norton)

The region enjoyed some of its warmest days of the year over the past week with clear, sunny skies across the North East.

Temperatures regularly surpassed 20°C though things are now expected to cool down.

Monday and Tuesday’s outlook

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The Met Office forecasts that temperatures will drop below the 20°C during the early part of this week though the sunny weather should continue.

Conditions will remain clear throughout Monday with ‘sunny intervals’ expected on Tuesday.

After a sunny evening on Monday, conditions will remain dry though a few mist and fog patches may develop during the early hours of Tuesday morning with a low of 7°C.

Sunderland, South Shields and Hartlepool will see temperatures in the mid to high teens during both days with a high of 18°C.

The weather remains fairly consistent across the region with Northumberland seeing highs on Tuesday of 19°C though there is a 30% chance of scattered showers in the evening.

Wednesday onwards

Temperatures are expected to drop further on Wednesday with highs of just 13°C with the Met Office stating ‘heavy rain’ is forecast across the region.

The Met Office website states: “Wednesday will be cloudier with some rain, and feeling cool. Breezier on Thursday but largely dry, whilst Friday will see showers and sunny spells.”

Over the weekend, temperatures will continue with steady highs of 12-13°C and sunny intervals on Saturday and overcast conditions with light showers set for Sunday.

Day-by-day forecast

Monday – Sunshine, 15C

Tuesday – Sunny intervals in the morning, sunshine in the afternoon, 17C

Wednesday – Heavy rain and overcast, 12C

Thursday – Light rain in the morning then cloudy the rest of the day, 11C

Friday – Light rain turning to cloud by lunchtime, 11C

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