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Issued at: 1100 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Windy with scattered showers.

Today:

Largely cloudy across the Pennines with showers or longer spells of rain. Further east showers will arrive, but they will be more scattered and some places will remain dry with bright or sunny intervals. Windy everywhere. Maximum Temperature 19°C.

Tonight:

Largely cloudy with scattered showers, these especially across the Pennines. The wind will ease a little, but still it will remain breezy. Minimum Temperature 11°C.

Wednesday:

Sunny or bright intervals and scattered showers, some heavy. However, many places to the east of the Pennines are likely to remain largely dry until the evening. Breezy at first. Maximum Temperature 20°C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday cloud and showers or longer spells of rain, locally heavy, will clear with dry and brighter conditions following. Friday and Saturday mainly dry with sunny spells and light winds.

Updated at: 1225 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Windy today, with showery rain in the north and west.

Today:

Showery rain will affect many northern and western areas, heavy in places, especially this morning. Drier in the south and east with some warm sunny spells. Rather windy, with gales in the northwest.

Tonight:

Showers or rain will continue to affect many northern and western parts, also spreading into the southwest. Drier elsewhere and staying mild. Southerly winds will ease.

Wednesday:

Further showery rain, mainly in the west at first, but spreading increasingly north and eastwards. The best sunshine in the southeast, though showers probably developing here too, perhaps thundery. Breezy.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Much less breezy by Thursday, though staying generally changeable into Friday with a mix of sunny spells and showers or spells of rain. Mainly fine on Saturday.

Updated at: 0431 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 9 Aug 2015 to Tuesday 18 Aug 2015:

Sunday will be mainly dry, bright and warm in the south, while northern and central areas will be rather cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain at times. It will also be windy in the north especially in the northwest, where gales are possible in exposed areas. A similar theme will prevail thereafter, with the north and west having the more unsettled, wetter, windier conditions, although there will be some drier, brighter interludes here at times. The south, meanwhile, will see a good deal of dry, bright weather throughout the period, albeit with a small chance of cloudier intervals. Temperatures will range from near normal in the north and northwest, to warm, or very warm at times, in the south and southeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 to Wednesday 2 Sep 2015:

Southern and eastern parts will continue to see the best of any dry and bright spells, with northern areas likely to see more in the way of cloudier, showery weather. However, the north is also likely to see some spells of more settled, drier and brighter weather and the south could still see the occasional brief showery interlude. Temperatures will generally be near normal in the north, but could be locally warm in any brighter periods. The south will generally be warm, with some periods of very warm weather possible.

Updated at: 0431 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

Weather map

Tue 1300

Weather forecast map for Sheffield

Sheffield Sheffield – Cloudy 53.3809 -1.4686
Leeds Leeds – Cloudy 53.8011 -1.547
Nottingham Nottingham – Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Manchester Manchester – Light rain 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 – Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471
Preston Preston – Overcast 53.763 -2.7017
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Boston Boston – Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Peterborough Peterborough – Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Darlington Darlington – Cloudy 54.5235 -1.5579
Kendal Kendal – Overcast 54.3279 -2.7449
Whitby Whitby – Sunny day 54.4862 -0.6117
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Heavy rain 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: 0m 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