North East weather: Hour-by-hour forecast for Thursday and Friday according to the Met Office

North East residents have been greeted by overcast skies and showers over the past couple of days, and the Met Office predicts these will carry on well into the weekend.

Tomorrow’s outlook is grey and wet from the outset, however the darker clouds will begin to fade and turn white as the evening progresses. Temperatures are expected to vary between 8C and 3C.

Friday is set for more of the same according to the experts, who predict overcast skies until late afternoon, when the skies turn partially cloudy before the sun sets. Similar highs of 8C and lows of 2C are anticipated.

Read more: North Shields photographer overcomes health condition to win numerous awards

The Met Office’s official forecast says: “Remaining rather cloudy through Thursday, with light showers continuing at first. These slowly easing through the day, especially in the south where some brightness may break through later.

“Maximum temperature 7 °C.”

Hourly forecast for Thursday, March 2 in Newcastle

6am: 5°C / Overcast

7am: 5°C / Overcast

8am: 5°C / Overcast

9am: 6°C / Overcast

10am: 6°C / Overcast

11am: 7°C / Overcast

12pm: 7°C / Overcast

1pm: 7°C / Overcast

2pm: 7°C / Overcast

3pm: 7°C / Cloudy

4pm: 7°C / Sunny intervals

5pm: 7°C / Partially cloudy

6pm: 6°C / Partially cloudy

7pm: 6°C / Partially cloudy

8pm: 5°C / Partially cloudy

9pm: 5°C / Cloudy

10pm: 5°C / Cloudy

11pm: 5°C / Cloudy

Three-hour forecast for Friday, March 3 in Newcastle

6am: 4°C / Overcast

9am: 5°C / Overcast

12pm: 6°C / Overcast

3pm: 7°C / Overcast

6pm: 6°C / Partially cloudy

9pm: 5°C / Partially cloudy

Read next:

Chronicle Live – Sunderland News