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Friday   (05 February 2016)
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Issued at: 2000 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Rain tonight and tomorrow, with strong winds.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will affect most parts during the evening, becoming heavy at times, before clearing through the early hours. Further outbreaks of rain may return from the west towards dawn. Winds will be strong at first, gradually easing overnight. Minimum Temperature 3°C.

Saturday:

Outbreaks of rain will spread eastwards through the morning, becoming persistent and turning heavy at times, especially in the west. Southerly winds will increase through the day. Maximum Temperature 10°C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Colder on Sunday with early frost, then bright spells and showers, wintry on hills, developing. Becoming windy. Occasionally bright with wintry showers on Monday and Tuesday. Cold northerly winds developing.

Updated at: 1404 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

England and Wales: wet and windy. Colder and showery elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Generally mild and breezy across England and Wales with outbreaks of heavy rain at times, especially in the southwest later, but only patchy drizzle across southeast England. Colder with clear spells and scattered showers elsewhere. Risk of ice across Scotland.

Saturday:

Further wet and windy conditions for most, with the southwest seeing particularly heavy, persistent rain and possible local flooding. Drier across southeast England in the afternoon. Gales around southern coasts.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Unsettled with showers, wintry on hills, and occasional sunny spells. Gales continuing across southern and central areas on Sunday and Monday. Temperatures around average, but feeling chilly in the wind.

Updated at: 1324 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 10 Feb 2016 to Friday 19 Feb 2016:

Wednesday should be dry, bright and cold for most areas, however outbreaks of rain and strengthening winds will extend northeastwards across England and Wales overnight into Thursday. Thereafter it will be generally unsettled across all parts with further spells of cloud and rain interspersed by colder, brighter, showery conditions, the showers turning wintry at times in the north. The wettest weather will always tend to be over western hills. It may be very windy with gales or severe gales at times, most likely across northern and western parts. Temperatures are expected to be mainly near normal, however some colder spells with overnight frost are possible, mainly in the north. There is only a low probability of any more settled weather developing for a time late next week.

UK Outlook for Saturday 20 Feb 2016 to Saturday 5 Mar 2016:

The latest indications are that the latter half of February will be dominated by changeable weather coming in from the Atlantic, bringing showers or longer spells of rain to most parts, wettest in northern and western areas. Some snow is likely at times, mainly over northern hills. Temperatures should generally be near normal for the time of year, however occasional frosty nights are possible at where skies become clear, Generally windy with gales or even severe gales at times, mainly in northern and western parts. By early March there is a possibility of more settled weather becoming established across southern and eastern areas, bringing drier and less windy conditions here. However, wet and windy weather will most likely persistent in the north and west.

Updated at: 1324 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Sheffield

Sheffield Sheffield – Light shower night 53.3809 -1.4686
Leeds Leeds – Overcast 53.8011 -1.547
Nottingham Nottingham – Light rain 52.9545 -1.1565
Manchester Manchester – Light rain 53.479 -2.2465
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Light rain 53.0024 -2.178
Lincoln Lincoln – Light rain 53.2304 -0.539
York York – Heavy shower night 53.9621 -1.0789
Hull Hull – Heavy shower night 53.7492 -0.3471
Preston Preston – Cloudy 53.763 -2.7017
Birmingham Birmingham – Overcast 52.4859 -1.889
Boston Boston – Heavy shower night 52.9786 -0.0249
Wrexham Wrexham – Partly cloudy night 53.0428 -2.9911
Peterborough Peterborough – Light rain 52.569 -0.2388
Darlington Darlington – Partly cloudy night 54.5235 -1.5579
Kendal Kendal – Partly cloudy night 54.3279 -2.7449
Whitby Whitby – Light rain 54.4862 -0.6117
Banbury Banbury – Overcast 52.0625 -1.3383
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Partly cloudy night 52.5118 -3.3118
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Heavy rain 52.0382 -0.7555
Cambridge Cambridge – Overcast 52.2075 0.124

Location Details

Sheffield

Location: 53.3809, -1.4686

Altitude: 84.0m 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