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  • Tue Tuesday
    18°C 13°C
    Light rain
  • Wed Wednesday
    15°C 8°C
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  • Thu Thursday
    14°C 14°C
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  • Fri Friday
    16°C 7°C
    Heavy rain
  • Sat Saturday
    13°C 10°C
    Light shower day
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Sunrise: 07:23 Sunset: 19:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 07:25 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 07:27 Sunset: 18:58 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 07:29 Sunset: 18:55 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 18:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 2 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 2000 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Mainly dry with some sunshine on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Patchy rain will clear during the evening with clearing skies allowing some mist and low cloud to develop. Another band of mostly light rain will then spread from the west overnight. Minimum Temperature 11C.

Wednesday:

Patchy rain early on Wednesday morning then becoming much brighter with some sunny spells developing. A fresher feel and turning chilly in the evening. Maximum Temperature 15C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry with some sunshine on Thursday. Rain and gales Thursday night and Friday morning, slowly turning drier from the northwest. Sunshine and a few showers on Saturday.

Issued at: 1700 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cloudy with some rain, turning clearer and drier in north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloud and patchy rain over northern and western areas continues moving southeastwards and fragments, reaching the southeast by morning. Some clear spells following, but further cloud and patchy rain reaching the northwest later.

Wednesday:

England and Wales rather cloudy with a few showers, but a few warm and bright spells too. Cooler and sunnier further north. Windy with scattered showers in the far north.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Bright and breezy in the north Thursday, cloudier with some drizzle in the south. Wet and windy weather will move southeastwards late Thursday, clearing Saturday, followed by fresher, showery conditions.

Issued at: 1700 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 5 Oct 2014 to Tuesday 14 Oct 2014:

During the weekend and into the following week most places will be generally unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain, which are likely to be heavy at times, mainly across western and northern parts. There is also likely to be some drier and brighter interludes in between. Breezy at times, with a risk of gales in the north and west. Temperatures generally on the cool side, especially in the wet and windy spells. There will be a risk of local frost and fog patches developing where clear skies prevail and winds fall light during the nights, particularly across northern parts. Thereafter the unsettled conditions are likely to continue across most areas. However, it is possible that later in the period eastern and southeastern may become increasingly drier and brighter.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 15 Oct 2014 to Wednesday 29 Oct 2014:

Current indications now suggest that generally unsettled conditions are likely to affect many areas of the UK during this period, with spells of wet and windy weather. However these are likely to be interspersed with drier and clearer interludes, which will also bring an increasing risk of overnight frosts and fog patches, especially across northern parts. Daytime temperatures generally close to the seasonal average.

Issued at: 1700 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

Weather Map

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Newcastle Cloudy 54.2163 -5.8901
Douglas (Isle of Man) Cloudy 54.1518 -4.484
Stranraer Overcast 54.9033 -5.0228
Enniskillen Partly cloudy night 54.3446 -7.6313
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.9952 -7.3227
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Cumnock Light rain 55.4535 -4.2645
Dumfries Light rain 55.0708 -3.6038
Tarbert Heavy shower night 55.87 -5.42
Kendal Heavy rain 54.3279 -2.7449
Carlisle Light shower night 54.8924 -2.9315
Glasgow Light rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Preston Heavy shower night 53.763 -2.7017
Biggar Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226
Wrexham Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Aberystwyth Light rain 52.415 -4.0817
Manchester Light shower night 53.479 -2.2465
Strathyre Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Newtown (Powys) Light shower night 52.5118 -3.3118
Jedburgh Cloudy 55.4777 -2.5534

Location Details

Newcastle

Location: 54.2163, -5.8901

Altitude: 5m above mean sea level

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Newcastle information

Newcastle, in the metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, is the biggest city in the North East of England.

Traditionally, Newcastle was a town belonging to the county of Northumberland and was developed as a fort on Hadrian’s Wall during the roman rule. The city owes its name to a castle built in 1080 by Robert II, Duke of Normandy, but gained its importance as a trade city because of its proximity to the Tyne River.

During the industrial revolution Newcastle was famous for coal mining and the ship yards along the lower sections of the River Tyne, and became one of the world’s largest shipbuilding and repairing centres.

There are many icons associated with Newcastle including Newcastle Brown Ale (a popular beer that is exported around the world) the Angel of the North and the Tyne Bridge. However, perhaps the most famous icon in the city is Newcastle United. Many a famous name, including Alan Shearer, Jackie Milburn, Peter Beardsley and Kevin Keegan have worn the famous black and white stripes in this football-mad city.

The city is also known on the sporting map for the Great North Run, which between Newcastle and South Shields, whilst Newcastle Falcons play rugby union at Kingston Park in the Gosforth area of the city. In neighbouring Gateshead, the Gateshead International Stadium hosts regular athletics meetings as well as other sporting events.

The city is also one of great culture and entertainment, boasting more theatres per person than anywhere else in the UK. These attract a variety of acts including west end shows, famous comedians, pop singers and classical artists.

The arts are not forgotten here either with the most well-known icon being Anthony Gormley’s Angel of the North. With miles of sandy coastlines, Tynemouth Priory, Hadrian’s Wall and the MetroCentre (the second largest shopping complex in the UK), there is something to suit everybody’s tastes in Newcastle.