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  • Fri Friday
    10°C 9°C
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  • Sat Saturday
    9°C 8°C
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  • Sun Sunday
    10°C 6°C
    Cloudy
  • Mon Monday
    7°C 5°C
    Cloudy
  • Tue Tuesday
    6°C 3°C
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Friday (28 November 2014)
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Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index:2
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Issued at: 1700 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Generally cloudy with occasional rain.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will stay cloudy and misty overnight, with further outbreaks of light rain or drizzle at times. Extensive hill fog is expected to persist over the Pennines in light east or southeasterly winds. Minimum Temperature 7C.

Saturday:

Cloudy and grey again on Saturday, though becoming mainly dry after some patchy rain in the morning, and some brighter spells possible later. A cooler night, with fog forming. Maximum Temperature 9C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloudy start on Sunday with fog patches, but brightening through the day. Monday cloudy with rain likely later. Tuesday fine and sunny, but feeling cold in fresh northwesterly winds.

Updated at: 1436 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Most places dry tonight with large amounts of cloud.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be largely cloudy for many central and northern parts of the UK, with outbreaks of light rain continuing in the northeast. Some clearer spells are likely across the south, although there may also be a few showers.

Saturday:

It will become increasingly sunny and mild across many southern parts, with the mildest conditions in the southwest. Remaining generally cloudy in the north with further patchy rain.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

A colder day for many on Sunday with fog patches in the south lingering for some. Rain moving southeast on Monday, clearing Tuesday morning, leaving colder, brighter conditions. Becoming windier.

Updated at: 1414 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 3 Dec 2014 to Friday 12 Dec 2014:

After a frosty start on Wednesday, it will be a dry but rather chilly day in the south, with sunny spells. It will tend to be cloudier and windier across the north with outbreaks of rain possible in the west. Through the rest of the week, pressure will continue to build from the west, bringing largely settled weather with variable cloud and sunny spells with the risk of frost and fog patches forming by night. However, northwestern parts will tend to be windier with occasional rain and hill snow. Temperatures are likely to be below average, especially where fog lingers and perhaps in the north over the weekend. Into the week after next, there is an increasing likelihood of more unsettled conditions spreading back to all areas.

UK Outlook for Saturday 13 Dec 2014 to Saturday 27 Dec 2014:

There is no strong signal in weather patterns during this period. However, the most likely scenario is a trend towards more unsettled and, at times, windy weather, especially in western parts of the UK, with eastern parts seeing the best of any dry weather. Temperatures are generally expected to be around average for the time of year. There is a chance of some overnight and morning frost and fog in places. There is also a chance of some snow on higher ground in the north.

Updated at: 1414 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Sheffield

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

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