South Tyneside weather forecast: What to expect this weekend

As we head into another weekend under lockdown can you rely on the weather to lift your spirits?

After April brought some gloriously warm and sunny weather during the lockdown, it doesn’t look like we’ll be spending much time in the garden over the next couple of days.

The first weekend of May looks set to be a mostly cloudy one in South Tyneside.

What will the weather be like on Saturday, May 2?

South Shields weather forecast.South Shields weather forecast.
South Shields weather forecast.
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According to weather forecasters Saturday will start off sunny, changing to cloudy by late morning with maximum temperatures of 14C.


A dry and sunny start with a 5-10% chance of rain, but clouding over by around 10am.


Prepare for heavy showers between 3pm-5pm, clearing up by the evening with sunny intervals later on.

What will the weather be like on Sunday, May 3?

Forecasters predict it will be mainly cloudy with temperatures reaching highs of around 11C.


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Early on in the day it will be cloudy but dry with a less than 5% chance of rain.


There’s a chance of some light rain around 1pm.

What about the rest of the North East?

According to the Met Office, the region can expect a mostly dry start with some bright, sunny spells.

However cloud bubbling up, with showers developing by afternoon, locally on the heavy side. Showers gradually decrease through the evening.

Maximum temperature 13C.

Sunday will be mostly dry and bright but isolated afternoon showers are possible.

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