Great North Run Weather: Met Office issues initial long term weather for race day in Newcastle and South Shields
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There is just under two weeks until one of the region’s largest annual events gets underway, but with thousands of spectators and runners taking to the streets this weekend, will the weather be playing its part for the Great North Run?
What is the Met Office forecast for the Great North Run?
he 2023 edition of the event will be taking place on Sunday, September 10, meaning any day specific predictions are not available yet. The Met Office does however issue a medium to long range forecast which, at the time of writing, runs up until raceday.
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For this period of early to mid September, the Met Office claims “To the north, changeable conditions look more likely with stronger winds at times, along with occasional rain. The far south may see occasional incursion of humid air from the continental Europe, bringing with it the risk of showers and thunderstorms at times. Some warmth looks likely by day, but potential for chilly nights under clear skies.”
The Met Office’s more specific forecast tends to only be available a week before the event. This is likely to be available on Sunday, September 3.