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 it’s not all bad, with some sunny intervals in between the clouds.
Here’s your day-by-day forecast:
Monday, June 29
Light showers changing to sunny intervals by lunchtime, with a maximum temperature of 18C.
Tuesday, June 30
Sunny intervals changing to cloudy by lunchtime and a maximum temperature of 19C.
Wednesday, July 1
Light rain changing to cloudy by lunchtime and a maximum temperature of 14C.
Thursday, July 2
Sunny intervals changing to cloudy by lunctime and a maximum temperature of 15C
Friday, July 3
Cloudy with a maximum temperature of 18C.
Saturday, July 4
Light showers changing to cloudy by late morning, 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.