Northumberland weather forecast: What to expect this weekend

As we head into another weekend under lockdown can you rely on the weather to lift your spirits?

By Sarah Sinclair
Friday, 1st May 2020, 10:01 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd May 2020, 1:24 am

After April brought some gloriously warm and sunny weather during the lockdown, it doesn’t look like we’ll be spending much time in the garden over the next couple of days.

The first weekend of May looks set to be a mostly cloudy one in the county.

What will the weather be like on Saturday, May 2?

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Northumberland weather forecast

According to weather forecasters Saturday will start off with sunny intervals, changing to cloudy by lunchtime with maximum temperatures of 13C.


A dry and sunny start with a 5-10% chance of rain, but clouding over around 10am.


Prepare for some light showers around 3pm, followed by sunny intervals.

What will the weather be like on Sunday, May 3?

Forecasters predict Sunday will be mainly cloudy with temperatures reaching highs of around 11C.


Early on in the day it will be cloudy but dry with a 5%-20% chance of rain.


It will be overcast and cloudy most of the afternoon but should stay dry.

What about the rest of the North East?

According to the Met Office, the region can expect a mostly dry start to the weekend, with some bright and sunny spells.

However cloud bubbling up, with showers developing by afternoon, locally on the heavy side. Showers gradually decrease through the evening.

Maximum temperature 13C.

Sunday will be mostly dry and bright but isolated afternoon showers are possible.

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