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Issued at: 1000 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Showers or longer spells of rain.

Today:

Bright or sunny spells and a few showers this morning. This afternoon cloud increases to bring outbreaks of rain, perhaps becoming locally heavy, especially over high ground. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Staying cloudy with outbreaks of rain, with some heavier bursts of rain still possible. Becoming breezy, especially over high ground where hill fog may develop. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Tuesday:

Cloud and outbreaks of rain though the morning, with brighter and dry conditions arriving from the northwest through the afternoon. Becoming breezy, especially over high ground. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday will be windy, with outbreaks of rain at times. The rain clears early Thursday to leave sunshine and showers for Thursday and Friday, with the wind slowly easing.

Updated at: 0450 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Staying unsettled with outbreaks of rain and strong winds.

Today:

Heavy rain will move in from the southwest through today, affecting Wales and the southwest in particular. Northern Scotland and Northern Ireland will stay driest and brightest but some showers are likely to develop here.

Tonight:

The rain will continue across most south and central areas tonight, perhaps with some heavier bursts. Towards dawn occasional rain will affect many but it'll be mild for most.

Tuesday:

Tuesday will start grey and damp with patchy rain across western parts. Locally heavy rain will clear to the east later but it'll be windy in the north.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy for most on Wednesday with rain and coastal gales in the north. Rain will clear south-eastwards through Thursday and Friday with sunshine and blustery showers following.

Updated at: 0450 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 1 Oct 2016 to Monday 10 Oct 2016:

The weekend will be breezy, with a risk of gales at times in the north and west. Showers or longer spells of rain are likely, which will be most persistent in northern and western parts, with the best of any bright spells in the southeast. Changeable conditions are expected to continue through the rest of the period with mainly west or southwesterly winds dominating. This will bring showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some brighter periods. The most persistent rain occurring in the northwest, where there is also the risk of occasional gales. Some good brighter spells are possible in the southeast. Temperatures a little below average at first, but then rising to near or above average in the south, and perhaps also at times further north.

Updated at: 1205 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Tuesday 11 Oct 2016 to Tuesday 25 Oct 2016:

There is currently low confidence for the forecast during the second half of October. However, the most likely scenario is for a continuation of mainly west or southwesterly winds. This will bring changeable weather with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with some dry and bright periods. The north and west is likely to see the heaviest and most persistent rain, with also strong winds or gales at times. The south and east is likely to see the best of the dry and bright conditions, with the possibility of some more prolonged settled spells. Temperatures will vary through the period, but probably averaging out slight above average for the time of year, with an increasing risk of overnight frost in the more settled spells.

Updated at: 1205 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

Weather map

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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 – Heavy rain 53.479 -2.2465
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Light rain 53.0024 -2.178
Lincoln Lincoln – Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
York York – Cloudy 53.9621 -1.0789
Hull Hull – Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471
Preston Preston – Heavy rain 53.763 -2.7017
Birmingham Birmingham – Light shower day 52.4859 -1.889
Boston Boston – Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Wrexham Wrexham – Light rain 53.0428 -2.9911
Peterborough Peterborough – Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Darlington Darlington – Cloudy 54.5235 -1.5579
Kendal Kendal – Heavy rain 54.3279 -2.7449
Whitby Whitby – Cloudy 54.4862 -0.6117
Banbury Banbury – Light shower day 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: 84.0 m 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: 18 July 2016