This is when temperatures could reach close to 20C in Northumberland this Easter weekend

This Easter weekend looks set to be a warm one as temperatures reach as high as 20C across the North East.

By Sophie Brownson
Friday, 10th April 2020, 11:07 am
Updated Friday, 10th April 2020, 11:08 am

We are all now living in unprecedented times, with lockdown restrictions imposed on out everyday lives which aim to tackle the spread of coronavirus.

And that warm weather looks set to continue this Easter weekend as temperatures soar to 17C in Northumberland over the course of the Bank Holiday.

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What will the weather be like in Northumberland on Good Friday?

Today looks set to be a mostly cloudy day but remaining mild, with temperatures reaching a maximum of 12C by 2pm.

Overnight it will remain cloudy with highs of 11C.

What will the weather be like on Saturday?

Saturday will be the best day of the weekend with temperatures reaching 17C by 2pm.

It will be a mix of sunshine and clouds, but staying warm throughout the day and overnight, with highs of 10C.

What will the weather be like on Easter Sunday?

Easter Sunday will be a cooler day and will remain cloudy throughout, but with some sunny intervals.

The maximum temperature will reach just 10C by mid morning.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

The weekend’s warm weather looks set to turn cool as the new week begins.

The Met Office said: “Becoming cooler, more showery and unsettled on Sunday.

“More settled again from Monday but much cooler, with some sunny spells but probably rather cloudy overall. Sharp overnight frosts returning.”

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