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Sunderland weather forecast: Don’t put your woollies away yet - winter weather set to return to Wearside

Don’t pack away your winter woollies just yet as after the warm, sunny, spring weather of the recent days, the weather for the week ahead looks set to return to conditions more akin to winter.

By Neil Fatkin
Monday, 28th March 2022, 10:54 am

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While temperatures across the North East soared to 17 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the middle of the week in Sunderland will see daily highs of just six degrees Celsius as winds revert to a more northerly direction, bringing colder air across the region.

Make sure you have a rain jacket and umbrella at hand as the Met Office are also forecasting the potential for rain on Wednesday and Thursday.

Below is a rundown of the weather for week ahead for Sunderland as forecast by the Met Office.

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Monday is expected to be generally dry and overcast with a 50 per cent chance of light rain during mid-afternoon. Temperatures are expected to peak at a high of nine degrees Celsius, although it will feel colder due to the north-easterly wind which will gust at up to 10mph. Overnight temperatures are expected to fall to six degrees Celsius.

Tuesday will see a temperature high of eight degrees Celsius, falling to four degrees Celsius overnight. It is expected to be a dry but overcast day with light rain arriving at around 9pm. Winds will once again be from a north-easterly direction with gusts of up to 18mph.

Wednesday is expected to see light rain throughout the day before being replaced by sunny spells during late evening. Temperatures during the day will peak at four degrees Celsius, although with gusty north-easterly winds of up to 25mph, the chill factor will make it feel more like zero degrees Celsius. Night temperatures are expected to fall to three degrees Celsius.

Sunderland looks set for cold weather this week with some rain.

Thursday is forecast to be a day of sunny spells and light showers. It will be another cold day with temperature highs of six degrees Celsius and overnight lows of three degrees Celsius. Once again a gusty north-easterly wind of up to 31mph will make temperatures feel more like freezing.

Friday will start off cloudy but should see sunny spells developing with the potential for rain peaking at 20 per cent at 1pm. Temperatures will once again peak at around six degrees Celsius, falling as low as two degrees Celsius overnight. In the afternoon, winds will be from a northerly direction with gusts of up to 27mph.

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