Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Travel to Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne (RP: (listen) NEW-kah-səl, locally (listen) new-KASS-əl), or simply Newcastle, is a city and metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, England. The city is located on the River Tyne's northern bank and forms the largest part of the Tyneside built-up area. Newcastle is also the most populous city of North East England. Newcastle developed around a Roman settlement called Pons Aelius and the settlement later took the name of a castle built in 1080 by William the Conqueror's eldest son, Robert Curthose.

Historically, the city's economy was dependent on its port and in particular, its status as one of the world's largest ship building and repair centres. Today, the city's economy is diverse with major economic output in science, finance, retail, education, tourism, and nightlife. Newcastle is one of the UK Core Cities, as well as part of the Eurocities network.

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Weather in Newcastle upon Tyne

August is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 62° degrees. December is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 39° degrees. April is the wettest month 💧, with 2.6 In. of rain and/or snow.

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