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    16°C 11°C
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    15°C 9°C
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    17°C 9°C
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    17°C 11°C
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Issued at: 0000 on Sun 21 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

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Long clear periods inland, cloudier near the coast.

This Evening and Tonight:

Mainly dry with clear spells developing, especially inland, but possibly one or two light showers near coasts. Some mist patches will reform. Breezy near coasts, winds lighter inland. Minimum Temperature 4C.

Sunday:

Mainly dry on Sunday with some good sunny spells. One or two light showers are possible near coasts. Feeling much fresher than of late in the northerly breeze. Maximum Temperature 15C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Dry on Monday with some sunshine. Feeling fresh with a chilly night. Cloudier and milder on Tuesday with periods of rain, mist and hill fog. Fine and sunny on Wednesday.

Issued at: 1700 on Sat 20 Sep 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Isolated showers in the south tonight. Dry and sunny tomorrow,

This Evening and Tonight:

Cold, dry and largely clear in the north. Staying mild further south, with cloudy skies and isolated showers, although the fresher, clearer conditions in the north will continue to push south through the course of the night.

Sunday:

Any lingering cloud in the far south will soon clear, leaving a fine day with sunny spells. A chilly start, but feeling warm by the afternoon, especially in the south.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Fine and often sunny across the south and east. However cloudier with rain at times across northern and western parts. Light winds, but turning windy in the northwest by Wednesday.

Issued at: 1700 on Sat 20 Sep 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 25 Sep 2014 to Saturday 4 Oct 2014:

Southern parts of the UK will be dry at first with sunny spells but it will be cloudier in the north and west with rain at times. The rain will spread southwards, gradually weakening, although some southern and southeastern areas will probably remain dry. Brighter, showery weather may follow to the northwest. It will be quite windy, with gales in the far north, and temperatures close to normal. Into the weekend the most likely scenario is for northwestern parts of the UK to see the most unsettled conditions with strong winds and outbreaks of rain. Further south and east there should be lengthier drier periods interspersed with occasional rain. It may become warm again here. This pattern of weather is expected to stay similar into the following week.

UK Outlook for Sunday 5 Oct 2014 to Sunday 19 Oct 2014:

The north-south split in the weather is more likely than not to continue for most of the period. The best of the drier and brighter conditions are expected to be across the south and east of the UK. 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 frequent outbreaks of rain and strong winds, with gales in the far north. Daytime temperatures here are set to be below or close to average.

Issued at: 1700 on Sat 20 Sep 2014

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