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Issued at: 0400 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Scattered, locally heavy showers. A cool northwest breeze.

Today:

Some bright or sunny spells, but generally rather cloudy with scattered showers, these occasionally heavy, especially during the afternoon. Feeling cool with brisk northwest winds developing later, especially near the coast. Maximum Temperature 16°C.

Tonight:

Showers largely dying out inland but a few persisting near the coast. A few clear spells developing but remaining generally rather cloudy with the northwest breeze persisting. Minimum Temperature 8°C.

Thursday:

A generally cloudy and rather cool day with some outbreaks of showery rain spreading in, which could be heavy in places during the afternoon. Windy, especially near the coast. Maximum Temperature 15°C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Still rather cloudy, cool and windy on Friday with some showers. Drier on Saturday with lighter winds and some bright or sunny spells developing. Dry on Sunday with sunny spells.

Updated at: 0344 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and scattered showers. Windy in the northeast.

Today:

Another day of sunshine and scattered showers, these turning heavy and thundery at times in the south. A cloudier picture further north, turning windy in the northeast of Scotland with gales on some exposed coasts. Feeling cooler than yesterday.

Tonight:

Showers easing, especially in the south of the country. Clear spells will develop, allowing temperatures to fall. Winds strengthening along northeastern coasts, with gales in the far northeast. Rather cold.

Thursday:

Drier for many, although turning rather cloudy, best of the brightness in the south. Outbreaks of showery rain, with accompanying strong winds across eastern England, with gales in exposure.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Outbreaks of rain in the southeast Friday, drier and brighter elsewhere. Turning drier through the weekend with sunny periods and lighter winds. Feeling pleasant in any sunshine, chilly by night.

Updated at: 0224 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 6 Sep 2015 to Tuesday 15 Sep 2015:

Sunday is likely to be a rather cloudy day with some patchy rain for a time towards the north as well as coasts and hills exposed to the northerly wind. Brighter conditions with some sunshine are likely in the south. Sunnier conditions develop through Monday, with just a few showers around windward coasts. Through the rest of the period settled conditions should become established across all parts, with some cool misty starts followed by dry and fine days. Temperatures will be close to normal and it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine. Overnight temperatures are likely to be on the chilly side at first, with a risk of some localised rural grass frosts, most especially in the north. Temperatures may trend upwards towards the latter half of the period.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 16 Sep 2015 to Wednesday 30 Sep 2015:

The second half of September is likely to start with generally fine and settled conditions, with plenty of dry weather with some pleasant sunshine, and with only brief spells of cloudier, wetter weather. Towards the end of the month a northwest to southeast split develops in the weather, with the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather, although with occasional unsettled spells developing here, while the northwest sees more regular outbreaks of of rain and strong winds. Temperatures will be generally close to average, but with cooler conditions developing again towards the north and west later.

Updated at: 0224 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

Weather map

Wed 0600

Weather forecast map for Sheffield

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