What to expect from Northumberland’s weather forecast in the first week of January 2023
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After a cloudy, but dry New Year’s Day, the weather is set to get more unsettled in the first week of 2023. The Met Office predicts Monday will be chilly, followed by a windy Tuesday and Wednesday. A yellow weather warning for ice has also been issued for the start of the week.
Here is what the weather has in store for the county for each day of the week:
Monday, January 2
If you are planning a walk to start off the Bank Holiday, you should prepare for icy patches on cycle paths, pavements and roads as a yellow warning for ice will be in place from midnight until 11am on Monday. The first day of the year will be sunny, but quite chilly, with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C.
Tuesday, January 3
Winds will strengthen overnight on Monday, bringing a mild, but windy Tuesday. It will be cloudy, changing to heavy rain in the late morning with maximum temperatures of 7°C. Wind gusts will reach 26mph in the evening.
Wednesday, January 4
It will be even milder, with highs of 10°C, changing to sunny intervals by late morning. However, it is set to be very windy, with wind gusts of up to 34mph.
Thursday, January 5
A cloudy start to the day, with light rain in the early evening and highs of 6°C. Winds will ease.
Friday, January 6
Friday will get off to a cloudy start, changing to sunny intervals by late morning. Highs will reach 6°C, with lows of 1°C.