Sunderland weather: What you need to know so you can plan your day

Today looks set to be milder after the recent cold snap.
Today looks set to be milder after the recent cold snap.

After a few days of plunging temperatures many people will be pleased to hear that today will be a milder one with some sunny spells.

Today will be breezy to start, but is expected to be generally fine and dry with sunny spells.

Snow in Boldon when temperatures plummeted over the last few days.

Snow in Boldon when temperatures plummeted over the last few days.

Maximum temperature will be 8 °C.

Tonight there will be clear skies developing for most, with winds gradually easing.

It will then turn cold, with a widespread frost, and mist or fog patches likely by Tuesday morning. The minimum temperature will be -5 °C.

Throughout the rest of Tuesday there will be some brighter or sunny spells following.

Cloud will then increase during the afternoon, with strengthening winds and outbreaks of rain spreading east.

Maximum temperature will be 5 °C.