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  • Fri Friday 6th
    9°C 7°C
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    12°C 7°C
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    11°C 1°C
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    10°C 4°C
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Issued at: 0300 on Fri 06 Mar 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Rather cloudy and breezy but mainly dry with bright spells.

Today:

Rather cloudy with some bright spells, the best of these in the east. Staying mostly dry but some drizzle is possible over the Pennines. Perhaps some more prolonged sunny spells later. Breezy with winds becoming stronger through the day. Maximum Temperature 11C.

Tonight:

Windy and rather cloudy overnight although some clear spells can be expected in the east. Dry for most but some drizzle is possible over parts of the Pennines. Minimum Temperature 5C.

Saturday:

Rather cloudy but mainly dry with some bright spells, especially in the east. Strong gusty winds through the day but it should still feel mild. Maximum Temperature 13C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday, cloudy with some rain to start, becoming brighter with winds easing. Monday, frost overnight then windy with a spell of heavy rain. Tuesday, dry and bright with light winds.

Updated at: 0232 on Fri 06 Mar 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Wet and windy in the far northwest. Largely fine elsewhere.

Today:

Rather cloudy to start, but much of the UK will be dry with sunny spells developing across much of England and Wales. Persistent, locally heavy, rain continuing across northwest Scotland. Windy with severe gales in the northwest. Staying mild.

Tonight:

Heavy and persistent rain continuing across Western Scotland and pushing slightly further south. Dry elsewhere with clear skies in places. Windy with severe gales in the far northwest. Staying mild.

Saturday:

Heavy rain continuing across the far northwest, possibly affecting Cumbria for a time. Dry elsewhere with some sunny spells. Windy with gales in the northwest. Locally very mild.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain moving southeast during Sunday but becoming lighter with colder conditions following. Further wind and rain spreads northeast on Monday after a dry start. Becoming fine and dry by Tuesday.

Updated at: 0229 on Fri 06 Mar 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 10 Mar 2015 to Thursday 19 Mar 2015:

Widespread, locally heavy, rain and strong winds, mainly in the north, will clear north-eastwards through Tuesday morning. More settled conditions will then develop for a time with a cold, locally frosty night to follow, especially in the north. Further outbreaks of rain, locally heavy, with strengthening winds will then spread across the UK early Wednesday before becoming drier again later on. From Thursday there looks to be generally more settled conditions across most parts of the UK as high pressure remains close to the east. However, occasional weather systems will likely still bring cloudier interludes with rain, mainly to northern and western parts. Away from cloud and rain temperatures will often be near or above average leaving conditions often feeling pleasant in sunshine.

UK Outlook for Friday 20 Mar 2015 to Friday 3 Apr 2015:

It looks probable that pressure will remain higher than average across the UK at first. This would bring generally drier than average conditions, but it is likely that there could also be some cloud at times, with some occasional rain or showers, particularly across the north. There are signs that more of a northwest-southeast split will develop in late March with wetter than average conditions probably developing in the northwest, whilst drier conditions and higher than average pressure perhaps persist in the southeast.

Updated at: 1129 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Sheffield

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