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  • Sat Saturday
    13°C 11°C
    Cloudy
  • Sun Sunday
    14°C 12°C
    Cloudy
  • Mon Monday
    16°C 13°C
    Cloudy
  • Tue Tuesday
    15°C 6°C
    Heavy rain
  • Wed Wednesday
    10°C 7°C
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Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: New 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 16:46 Moon phase: New 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 16:44 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 16:42 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 16:40 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 1300 on Sat 25 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 Yorkshire & Humber

Variable amounts of cloud. Mostly dry. Windy.

Today:

A rather cool and windy day with perhaps a few showers, these mainly across the Pennines in the afternoon. Sunny spells will be most prolonged across eastern areas. Maximum Temperature 13C.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy and windy at times. The odd spot of mainly light rain over western hills may spread further east towards dawn. Minimum Temperature 7C.

Sunday:

Cloudy and very windy with gales over hills where there will be periods of rain and hill fog. Some brighter interludes are possible further east. Maximum Temperature 14C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy, dry and mild on Monday. Rain spreading to all parts during Tuesday with winds easing later. After a fine start on Wednesday cloud will increase from the south later.

Issued at: 0500 on Sat 25 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Windy with frequent showers northwest Scotland. Mostly fine elsewhere.

Today:

Frequent showers will push across northwest Scotland, often heavy. It will be windy here too, with coastal severe gales. Variable cloud and sunny spells elsewhere, with a few showers, these mainly in the west.

Tonight:

Persistent heavy rain will arrive in northwest Scotland. Generally dry elsewhere, but some patchy rain/drizzle in the west. Windy in the north, with severe gales continuing across northwest Scotland.

Sunday:

The very wet and windy weather continues across the northwest. Generally windy elsewhere but much drier and brighter, particularly in the east, with some patchy drizzle in the west.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Wet and windy northwest Monday, drier elsewhere. Wind and rain eases and moves south Tuesday, giving cloud and drizzle for south Britain Wednesday. Drier, chillier weather follows further north.

Issued at: 0500 on Sat 25 Oct 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 30 Oct 2014 to Saturday 8 Nov 2014:

Becoming generally cloudy across the UK, but staying dry with bright spells across southern and eastern parts on Thursday. Northern and western parts will become wetter with outbreaks of rain. The rain will likely become heavier and more persistent later that day. Winds also increase, becoming strong in the west, and gales may develop across the far northwest. A north-south split then looks most likely to dominate. The most wetter, windier conditions likely in the north and northwest; with gales, perhaps even severe gales in the far northwest, next weekend. The best of the drier weather likely in the south and southeast; although there is likely to be some rain here at times. Temperatures generally near normal, but perhaps falling slightly below average later with snow on Scottish mountains possible.

UK Outlook for Sunday 9 Nov 2014 to Sunday 23 Nov 2014:

The main signal is for a continuation of a north-south split during the second week of November. During this period, the generally westerly flow is likely to bring spells of wet and windy weather, mostly affecting northern and some western areas. However, southern and some eastern areas will probably see more in the way of drier and settled conditions increasing the likelihood of some sunshine, but also the risk of frost, mist and fog overnight, the latter of which could be slow to clear. After this it looks set to turn more changeable across the south and east. Daytime temperatures will probably be near or a little above normal, although feeling cooler during any wet and windy spells.

Issued at: 0500 on Sat 25 Oct 2014

Weather Map

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