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  • Tue Tuesday 28th
    10°C 6°C
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  • Wed Wednesday 29th
    11°C 4°C
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  • Thu Thursday 30th
    10°C 2°C
    Light shower day
  • Fri Friday 1st
    11°C 3°C
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  • Sat Saturday 2nd
    11°C 5°C
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Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Scattered showers overnight and on Tuesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Scattered showers will continue across much the region overnight, these wintry at times on the Pennines. However many eastern parts will become dry with some clear spells and a touch of frost by morning. Minimum Temperature 0C.

Tuesday:

A rather cool and breezy day with sunny intervals and the odd shower, these again wintry at times across the hills. However, most parts should be dry by evening. Maximum Temperature 11C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Rain soon clearing on Wednesday, followed by sunny intervals and showers. Bright or sunny spells and scattered heavy showers on Thursday. Mainly dry with some sunny spells on Friday.

Updated at: 1613 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled and feeling cold for most this week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers continuing for many northern and western parts, these turning to sleet and snow over hills. Drier further south, and cold across the UK with a local frost developing.

Tuesday:

A bright, breezy day with showers, mainly across northern and western parts, but also some lengthy sunny spells. Showers may be heavy at times and wintry over northern hills.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Strong winds and rain for most on Wednesday, clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers by Thursday. Drier for many on Friday. Staying rather cool, with some hill snow in north.

Updated at: 1548 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 May 2015 to Monday 11 May 2015:

Northern and eastern parts of the UK should remain mainly dry with some sunny spells, though a few showers are possible on Saturday, these perhaps turning wintry over higher ground in Scotland. It will turn increasingly cloudy in the south and west from Saturday onwards with outbreaks of rain at times. These will probably move northeastwards to affect all parts by Bank Holiday Monday. The rest of the period is expected to remain unsettled, with the wettest conditions in the north and west, and the best of the drier and brighter spells in the south. It is expected to be windy at times with a risk of gales in places. Temperatures throughout the period are likely to be below average with local night frosts, especially in the northeast.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 12 May 2015 to Tuesday 26 May 2015:

Changeable and often unsettled conditions are most likely to persist for much of this period, though it may turn more settled for a time from around mid-May onwards. Conditions will be fairly typical for the time of year, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across central and northern areas, with the best of the settled weather more likely in the in the south and southeast. Daytime temperatures are likely to be near or a little below average, throughout. Spells of more settled weather are likely to be accompanied by chilly evenings with isolated overnight frost in rural areas.

Updated at: 1215 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

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Weather forecast map for Sheffield

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