Heavy snow and freezing temperatures: Hour-by-hour weather forecast for South Shields on Easter Sunday and Monday

Make the most of the Easter Sunday sunshine as Easter Monday will be a different story with the Met Office forecasting snow and freezing temperatures.

Sunday, 4th April 2021, 1:14 pm

Easter Sunday looks set to be the warmest day of the weekend, as temperatures are predicted to reach highs of 13°C along with plenty of sunshine.

But the Met Office has predicted that the weather will turn in the early hours of Easter Monday with temperatures plummeting to as low as -1C and heavy snow expected at around 3am and 4am.

The day does look set to pick up though, with sunny spells predicted throughout the day – although some showers are expected in the afternoon.

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The Met Office said: “A much colder day [on Monday] with a strong northerly wind and coastal gales, which will bring frequent hail and snow showers, especially along North Sea coast.

“Largely dry and sunny inland.”

Here’s what to expect from the weather hour-by-hour in South Shields:

Sunday, April 4

12pm: 11C and sunny.

1pm: 13C and sunny.

2pm: 12C and sunny.

3pm: 12C and cloudy.

4pm: 12C and cloudy.

5pm: 11C with sun and clouds.

6pm: 11C and cloudy.

7pm: 10C and sunny.

8pm: 9C and cloudy.

9pm: 9C and cloudy.

10pm: 8C and cloudy.

11pm: 8C and cloudy.

Midnight: 6C and cloudy.

Monday, April 5

1am: 5C and rain.

2am: 2C and sleet.

3am: 1C and heavy snow.

4am: 0C and heavy snow.

5am: 0C and cloudy.

6am: -1C and clear night.

7am: -1C with sun and clouds.

8am: -1C and sunny.

9am: 0C and sunny.

10am: 1C and sunny.

11am: 2C and sunny.

12pm: 4C and sunny.

1pm: 5C and sunny.

2pm: 6C and sunny.

3pm: 6C with sun and clouds.

4pm: 6C with sun and showers.

5pm: 5C and cloudy.

6pm: 4C with sun and clouds.

7pm: 3C with sun and clouds.

8pm: 3C and cloudy.

9pm: 2C and clear night.

10pm: 2C and clear night.

11pm: 1C and clear night.

Midnight: 1C and clear night.

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