Sunderland weather: Will the city see sun as lockdown restrictions are eased this week?

After high temperatures and glorious sunshine, here’s your day-by-day forecast for the week ahead.

Monday, 29th June 2020, 7:26 am
Updated Monday, 29th June 2020, 7:27 am
Will we see any sun this week?

In the week which will see the reopening of some pubs, restaurants, cinemas and other leisure facilities – as well as the relaxing of social distancing rules to one metre - will the sunshine be on our side?

According to Met Office forecasters temperatures are set to be much cooler than last week (which saw highs of 30C) and we should expect mostly cloudy conditions.

But there is some hope, with sunny intervals expected on Saturday.

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Here’s your day-by-day forecast:

Monday, June 29

Cloudy changing to heavy rain by late morning with a maximum temperature of 18C.

Tuesday, June 30

Sunny changing to cloudy by lunchtime and a maximum temperature of 18C.

Wednesday, July 1

Cloudy changing to sunny intervals in the afternoon and a maximum temperature of 15C.

Thursday, July 2

Cloudy changing to sunny intervals in the afternoon and a maximum temperature of 15C

Friday, July 3

Cloudy with a maximum temperature of 18C.

Saturday, July 4

Sunny intervals with a maximum temperature of 19C.

What about the rest of the North East?

The Met Office predicts that Monday will be very changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, occasionally heavy over the western hills.

Tuesday will be bright or sunny with scattered showers.

There will be further scattered but mostly light showers on Wednesday and Thursday.

The temperature will feel pleasantly warm by day but with some cool nights.

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