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    19°C 10°C
    Cloudy
  • Thu Thursday
    16°C 11°C
    Cloudy
  • Fri Friday
    18°C 13°C
    Cloudy
  • Sat Saturday
    14°C 7°C
    Light shower day
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    12°C 10°C
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Issued at: 2000 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Clear spells and cold tonight. Dry, some sunny spells tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be dry with skies clearing through the evening. Colder than recent nights with a grass frost possible in rural areas, and a risk of isolated mist or fog patches. Minimum Temperature 2C.

Thursday:

After a chilly start, it will be dry with sunny spells, although more in the way of cloud developing by afternoon. A southerly breeze developing overnight. Maximum Temperature 17C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, windy and cloudy but mostly dry. Rain, heavy at times, arriving overnight, clearing erratically Saturday. Clearer, cooler, showery conditions following, with winds easing. Sunday, further strong winds with showers.

Issued at: 1700 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Clear chilly night in the north, cloudy and milder elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

A cloudy and mild night across southern England and Wales. Breezy with some showers for northwest Scotland. Elsewhere, clear periods and light winds resulting in a cold night with rural grass frosts and localised mist or fog patches possible.

Thursday:

After a cold start in northern areas, mostly dry with sunny spells. Southwesterly winds strengthening with gales in northwest Scotland. Cloudier, warmer elsewhere. Isolated showers in south, but mostly dry.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, wet and windy conditions across Scotland and Northern Ireland, moving southeastwards during Saturday and clearing southeast England later. Cooler, clearer conditions following, with frequent showers in west. Remaining breezy.

Issued at: 1700 on Wed 01 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: 1700 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

Weather Map

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Sheffield Partly cloudy night 53.3809 -1.4686
Leeds Clear night 53.8011 -1.547
Nottingham Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.2465
Stoke-on-Trent Partly cloudy night 53.0024 -2.178
Lincoln Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
York Partly cloudy night 53.9621 -1.0789
Hull Cloudy 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 Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.2388
Darlington Clear 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 Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Cambridge Partly cloudy night 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