New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Newcastle weather: Met Office forecast as wet start predicted for 2023

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Here’s the weather forecast for Newcastle on New Year’s Eve if you’re planning on celebrating outdoors.

There are only a few days left until we say goodbye to 2022, and many people in Newcastle will be wondering if the gloomy weather may disrupt their plans to celebrate the new year. This coming weekend, if you have any outdoor activities planned, you will want to find out in advance whether or not the weather will be favourable.

This year, New Year’s Eve fireworks displays will be held in numerous UK cities, including Newcastle and New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday. According to the Met Office, most parts of the UK will be greeted by heavy rain or showers, as well as strong winds as people are out and about for the countdown.

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However, the forecast for the city indicates that it will escape heavy rain this weekend, so your plans to ring in the new year outside may just proceed as planned. Here is the weekend’s whole weather forecast so you can find out if you need to have your umbrellas and raincoats at the ready.

Newcastle weather forecast ahead of New Year’s Eve weekend

Friday, December 30 weather forecast 

According to the Met Office, Newcastle will experience persistent rain during the morning. These will clear in the afternoon with occasional blustery showers and some sunny spells and a maximum temperature of 9C.

New Year’s Eve weather forecast

On Saturday, heavy rain will fall in Newcastle beginning at 9am and continuing until noon, although light showers and sunny periods are forecast by 3pm. The rest of the night should be dry until midnight, when light rain will likely fall until 3am.

Despite the wet start leading up to New Year’s Day, the Met Office says Sunday will remain dry for the rest of the day with a maximum temperature of 7C.

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