Sunderland weather forecast: Rain first thing should give way to sunny intervals
Sunderland is set for a wet start but with brighter spells later on Thursday, February 20.
What will the weather be like in Sunderland in the morning?
The morning will be overcast, with a high likelihood of showers right through until lunchtime. The temperature will peak early at around 9C .
What about the afternoon?
The afternoon will then see the cloud cover start to lessen, with the showers finally passing over by around teatime, though it will be colder, with a maximum of 5C
What will the weather be like in the evening and evening and overnight in Sunderland?
The early evening will remain clear, though the cloud cover will start to return from around 9pm. It should stay dry, however.
What will the weather be like on Friday?
Friday is set to be dry, with sunny intervals, though the high winds of recent days are set to return, with gusts up to 51mph.
What is the long-term forecast for the North East?
The Met Office UK outlook for Friday, February 21, to Wednesday, March 4, says: “Often windy with further outbreaks of showery rain Saturday and Sunday. Some overnight frosts.
“Unsettled and often windy conditions are expected to continue with areas of rain moving east across the UK interspersed with brighter, showery interludes.
“Rain is likely to be heaviest across western and northwestern areas, especially over the hills.
“Hail and thunder are also possible in the showery interludes with snow at times over northern hills.”