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Issued at: 1800 on Thu 18 Sep 2014

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Dull and cloudy at first. Brightening up later.

This Evening and Tonight:

Extensive low cloud spreading to all parts with hill fog and the odd spot of drizzle at times. However it will again be a very mild night for mid-September. Minimum Temperature 13C.

Friday:

It will start grey and murky again with extensive low cloud. This will slowly lift and break through the day allowing some warm afternoon sunshine in places. Maximum Temperature 20C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, a dull and misty start before patchy rain moves south later bringing clearer and fresher conditions. Mainly dry on Sunday and Monday with some sunshine after chilly starts.

Issued at: 1700 on Thu 18 Sep 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Turning murky again in the east. Southern showers becoming widespread.

This Evening and Tonight:

The thundery showers in the southwest will become more widespread across the south. Similar to previous nights, fog and low cloud is set to develop widely across eastern and central areas. A mild night for many.

Friday:

Scattered heavy, thundery showers across the south, and some rain for northwest Scotland. Misty start elsewhere, staying rather cloudy but dry with the best of the brightness in the west.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Warm sunny spells developing away from the northeast Saturday. Largely dry but some thundery showers possible southern and central parts. Mainly fine Sunday and Monday but rain in northwest later.

Issued at: 1700 on Thu 18 Sep 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 23 Sep 2014 to Thursday 2 Oct 2014:

At first it should be dry for most with some good sunny spells. Northwestern areas though are likely to be cloudier with some rain or drizzle. It will also be breezy here with the risk of gales in the far northwest. As we go through the week the more unsettled conditions look set to spread across many northern and western parts, with some heavy spells of rain. Southern, and southeastern areas in particularly, are probably going to hold onto the drier and brighter weather with some sunny periods, and perhaps a few showers. Temperatures will be around normal, if not warm in the south and east. The setup looks to remain similar heading into the following week; unsettled in the north and west, some rain in the south and east.

UK Outlook for Friday 3 Oct 2014 to Friday 17 Oct 2014:

The UK is likely to see changeable conditions through this period, with a mixture of fine and settled weather, interspersed with occasional unsettled spells. The drier and brighter conditions are expected to be most prolonged across the south and east. Here, daytime temperatures are likely to be around, and often above, average with some warm sunshine. However it could turn quite chilly during the nights, with a risk of fog patches in places. Northern and western parts are likely to see more in the way of outbreaks of rain. Daytime temperatures here are set to be below or close to average.

Issued at: 1700 on Thu 18 Sep 2014

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Sheffield Sunny intervals 53.3809 -1.4686
Leeds Sunny intervals 53.8011 -1.547
Nottingham Sunny day 52.9545 -1.1565
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.2465
Stoke-on-Trent Sunny day 53.0024 -2.178
Lincoln Sunny day 53.2304 -0.539
York Cloudy 53.9621 -1.0789
Hull Overcast 53.7492 -0.3471
Preston Sunny intervals 53.763 -2.7017
Birmingham Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Boston Sunny intervals 52.9786 -0.0249
Wrexham Sunny intervals 53.0428 -2.9911
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.2388
Darlington Sunny intervals 54.5235 -1.5579
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.3279 -2.7449
Whitby Overcast 54.4862 -0.6117
Banbury Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.5118 -3.3118
Milton Keynes Sunny intervals 52.0382 -0.7555
Cambridge Sunny day 52.2075 0.124

Location Details

Sheffield

Location: 53.3809, -1.4686

Altitude: 84m above mean sea level

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Sheffield weather

Known commonly as the Steel City, Sheffield in South Yorkshire is at the very heart of the UK. The city of Sheffield is known throughout the world as the home of steel, with the city a vital part of Britain's industrial past.

The average minimum temperature in Sheffield during winter ranges from 1.7 °C to 2.3 °C. Like many places across the UK, February in Sheffield is usually the coldest month. There are also the most days of air frost in February. Rainfall accumulation is highest in winter than any other season for Sheffield, but still lower than the national average. January has the most days with rain greater than 1mm.

Spring temperatures are relatively mild in Sheffield and higher than the UK average. From March temperatures reach average highs of close to 10 °C. Sunshine hours increase dramatically from February to March and then again from April to May. In fact May is the second sunniest month in Sheffield - the figure takes a dip in June. Spring is the driest time of the year in Sheffield with rainfall accumulation lower than summer. There are however, more 'rain days' in spring, particularly March and April.

By June, temperatures in Sheffield reach an average maximum of 18.8 °C, above the national average. This rises to an average of 21.1 °C in July, which is the warmest month of the year. Sunshine hours are highest in July too. In the order of 200 hours is typical. Rainfall accumulation is a little higher than spring but still below the UK average.

Temperatures start to decrease in Sheffield from the end of August. By October average highs are around 13 °C. It's rare to see an air frost in September in Sheffield. Even in October the likelihood is less than the UK average. Rainfall is quite high in October but dips in November. Out of any month, September has the fewest number of days with rainfall greater than 1 mm.

All climate data is based on Sheffield Cdl, 1981 - 2010.

Last updated: 24 July 2014