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Issued at: 1400 on Sun 02 Aug 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Mostly dry tonight then fine and warm tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

A generally dry night with variable cloud although the odd shower is possible. Southeasterly winds strengthening overnight becoming strong and gusty for a time. Temperatures remaining in double figures. Minimum Temperature 13°C.

Monday:

Sunny spells through the day with a chance of a light shower, remaining breezy. Feeling warm in the sun away from the southwesterly wind. Maximum Temperature 24°C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Windy with showers on Tuesday. Winds easing with more in the way of dry weather on Wednesday. Generally drier on Thursday with lighter winds, feeling warm in any sunshine.

Updated at: 1551 on Sun 02 Aug 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain clearing Scotland, on Monday, mostly dry and fine elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Much of England and Wales will remain fine although thundery showers may affect Southwest England and West Wales this evening. Further north it will be cloudy with outbreaks of rain which could turn thundery over Northern Ireland and Southwest Scotland.

Monday:

Rain across the north at first will clear during the morning. Most parts will then have a dry day with some sunny intervals, although a little light rain is possible.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Unsettled with rain or showers, especially in the northwest where it will be windy at times with local gales. Best of the brighter and warmer weather occurring in the southeast.

Updated at: 1405 on Sun 02 Aug 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 7 Aug 2015 to Sunday 16 Aug 2015:

Friday and Saturday are likely to be unsettled, with showers or longer spells, of rain. The rain being most persistent in the north and west, where it will be windy at times. The southeast could stay largely dry although there is the risk of some thundery showers here. Through the rest of the period, westerly or south-westerly winds will push bands of rain or showers across the country at times, interspersed by some drier and brighter interludes. The wettest and windiest weather occurring in the north and west, with the south seeing the best of the brighter weather. Temperatures will range from rather cool in the northwest, to near normal in the east, although there is the chance of some very warm interludes in the southeast.

UK Outlook for Monday 17 Aug 2015 to Monday 31 Aug 2015:

The changeable theme is likely to continue for much of the UK to the end of August with wet and windy conditions at times, particularly in the north and west of the UK. Southern and eastern parts will continue to see the best of any drier and brighter spells, although there is still a risk of rain or showers here at times. There is a weak signal for some periods of drier and more settled weather to develop towards the end of the month, however confidence in this is currently low. Temperatures on the whole will be near or below average for the time of year, especially in the north, although during any more settled spells of weather it could turn warmer at times in the southeast.

Updated at: 1233 on Sun 02 Aug 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Sheffield

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