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    19°C 13°C
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    15°C 7°C
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    13°C 9°C
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Issued at: 1000 on Thu 02 Oct 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 North East England

Fine and dry with some sunshine.

Today:

After a chilly start with a few mist patches, most places will have a fine and dry day with spells of sunshine. Winds will be light so it should feel fairly pleasant. Maximum Temperature 17C.

Tonight:

It should continue dry with some clear spells overnight. It will become quite windy by the end of the night as the southerly winds pick up Minimum Temperature 8C.

Friday:

After a bright and breezy start with a few sunny spells, cloud will thicken bringing rain in from the northwest during the afternoon, mainly across the Pennines and Cheviots. Maximum Temperature 17C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A wet and windy night on Friday with rain clearing Saturday morning. Windy with blustery, heavy showers on Sunday then further heavy rain on Monday.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 02 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Becoming wet and very windy in northwest. Mostly dry elsewhere.

Today:

Winds strengthening across Scotland and Northern Ireland through today, with severe gales developing in the far northwest. Dry for most places, with some sunny spells, especially across northern and central areas. However the odd shower also developing in the south.

Tonight:

Wet and windy night across Northern Ireland and Scotland as a band of persistent and occasionally heavy rain edges southeastwards. Elsewhere dry with clear spells. Patchy fog in the south.

Friday:

Persistent and sometimes heavy rain affecting Northern Ireland, and southern and eastern Scotland for much of the day, and perhaps moving into northern England later. Largely dry and breezy elsewhere.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, band of locally heavy rain and strong winds continuing southeastwards, clearing the far southeast later. Then remaining unsettled, often breezy and cool, with showers or longer spells of rain.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 02 Oct 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 6 Oct 2014 to Wednesday 15 Oct 2014:

The trend for most places through next week 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 are 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 Thursday 16 Oct 2014 to Thursday 30 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: 0500 on Thu 02 Oct 2014

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Middlesbrough Sunny day 54.5741 -1.2334
Whitby Sunny day 54.4862 -0.6117
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.9781 -1.6162
York Sunny intervals 53.9621 -1.0789
Leeds Sunny day 53.8011 -1.547
Kendal Sunny day 54.3279 -2.7449
Hull Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471
Carlisle Sunny day 54.8924 -2.9315
Jedburgh Sunny day 55.4777 -2.5534
Preston Sunny day 53.763 -2.7017
Sheffield Overcast 53.3809 -1.4686
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.2465
Berwick-upon-Tweed Sunny day 55.7702 -2.0038
Lincoln Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.0708 -3.6038
Nottingham Overcast 52.9545 -1.1565
Stoke-on-Trent Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Biggar Sunny day 55.6234 -3.5226
Boston Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Wrexham Sunny day 53.0428 -2.9911

Location Details

Middlesbrough

Location: 54.5741, -1.2334

Altitude: 6m above mean sea level

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Middlesbrough Weather

Middlesbrough is part of the area known as Teesside, which is itself a modern construct to recognise the conurbation formed from the towns of Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Thornaby, Billigham and other surrounding settlements some 250 miles north of London and about 40 miles south east of Newcastle, on the River Tees, on the North Sea coast of England.

The area is low lying river plain bounded some way to the south by the rising North Yorkshire Moors National Park and further to the west by the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The area was mainly agricultural until the 19th century, with the main local settlement, at the time being Stockton as the furthest navigable point on the river.

By 1828, shareholders from the world's first railway, the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company together with individuals with local coal mining interests bought 527 acres of what was described as "dismal swamp", to create a port, down river of Stockton that could take larger ships in order to export coal and import traded goods. This was so successful it was expanded by 1842 to create Middlesbrough Dock and the whole area continued to expand rapidly as a direct result of the Industrial Revolution.

It is still a heavily industrialised area that continues to change in the post industrialised economy.

Last updated: 11 August 2014