Northumberland weather forecast: What to expect this bank holiday weekend

As we head into the first May bank holiday weekend in lockdown, will you be able to soak up some sun from the safety of your garden?

Wednesday, 6th May 2020, 11:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 6th May 2020, 11:59 am

Following a pretty sunny and warm week, it doesn’t look likely continue this weekend and there’s even a chance of rain.

What will the weather be like on Bank Holiday Friday, May 8?

If you’re going to enjoy any time in the garden this bank holiday, Friday is the day to do it. The day will begin sunny although clouds are forecast to descend on the county by around 10am.

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File picture taken in 2019: Weather forecast in Northumberland.

The sun will show it’s face again at around 1pm and there will be sunny intervals throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

The temperature will reach 18C at its peak in the early afternoon and there will be a slight breeze.

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What will the weather be like on Saturday, May 9?

The Met Office is currently forecasting a cloudy and overcast day with must lower temperatures than we’ve experienced so far this week - and through most of April.

It will remain cloudy throughout the morning and early afternoon with the high temperature estimated to reach just 13C.

From 1pm onward there is a strong chance of rain – with heavy spells forecast from 2pm into the early hours of Sunday morning.

What will the weather be like on Sunday, May 10?

Although the rain will disperse by the morning, it’s forecast to be another cloudy and overcast day.

Temperatures will drop again with highs of just 7C forecast in Northumberland.

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