Snow on Christmas Eve but will it be a white Christmas? This is Northumberland's five-day festive weather forecast

A dry and bright Christmas – this is what the Met Office is predicting for Northumberland’s weather over the festive period.

By Ryan Smith
Thursday, 24th December 2020, 7:37 am

The North East has seen wintry showers on Christmas Eve morning but could there be a white Christmas?

Forecasters are predicting cold temperatures, rain and heavy winds for most of the country.

Here is your five-day Christmas weather forecast for Northumberland, according to the Met Office:

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Mainly dry but some rainy spells forecast for Northumberland over the festive period.

Thursday, December 24

Forecasters are predicting a cold but dry Christmas Eve, with a frosty start to the day.

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As we head into the afternoon, some rain showers are forecast however there could also be some sunny spells.

Temperatures are expected to be no higher than 4°C.

Friday, December 25

Those hoping for a white Christmas are set to be disappointed as the Met Office forecasts a dry and cloudy day.

Despite the overcast day, rain is not expected however it will still feel cold, with temperatures around the 5°C mark.

Saturday, December 26

The Met Office are predicting a dry and cloudy start to Boxing Day.

Sunday, December 27

Forecasters are expecting a dry Sunday with sunny spells throughout the afternoon.

The weather may become overcast as the day goes on however no rain is currently forecast, with highs of 4°C.

Monday, December 28

As we head into the bank holiday, the wind is expected to die down and we look set for another dry day – temperature is set to be 5°C.

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