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  • Sat Saturday 28th
    14°C 7°C
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  • Sun Sunday 29th
    8°C 3°C
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  • Mon Monday 30th
    9°C 6°C
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    9°C 4°C
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    8°C 3°C
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Sunrise: 05:49 Sunset: 18:32 Moon phase: First quarter 3 Daily air quality index:3
Sunday (29 March 2015)
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Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 19:34 Moon phase: First quarter 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Sunrise: 06:42 Sunset: 19:38 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Sunrise: 06:39 Sunset: 19:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Issued at: 1300 on Sat 28 Mar 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Morning rain, then brighter. Windy, but mild.

Today:

Cloudy, mild, and windy with outbreaks of rain, locally heavy for a time, clearing by midday. Brighter, blustery conditions to follow with a few scattered showers, and feeling a little fresher. Maximum Temperature 14C.

Tonight:

A band of cloud and showers is expected to cross the region from the west around midnight, with some clearer spells returning in the early hours. Continuing breezy. Minimum Temperature 5C.

Sunday:

Winds continuing strong and blustery at times, with occasional showers, most frequent over the hills and wintry at times on the highest tops. Sunny intervals in-between, and feeling cooler. Maximum Temperature 8C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday a bright, chilly start, but further rain and strong winds later. Tuesday and Wednesday, rather cold and very windy at times, with occasional showers, wintry on hills.

Updated at: 0226 on Sat 28 Mar 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Windy with cloud and rain clearing to sunshine and showers.

Today:

Windy for all parts with gales, especially across northern and western Scotland and northeast England, but steadily easing. Rain clearing south-eastwards and easing with sunny spells following. Showers developing in the north and west, possibly wintry over Scottish hills.

Tonight:

Mainly dry with clear spells at first. Windy in the north with showers continuing in the northwest, locally heavy. Rain and gales spreading to Wales and southwest England by morning.

Sunday:

Windy with local gales likely. Rain, locally heavy in the west, clearing eastwards while brighter, showery conditions in the north spread south-eastwards. Showers locally wintry with thunder in the northwest.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy with gales likely on Monday with rain spreading east. Drier and brighter Tuesday with blustery showers, heavy and wintry in north with gales. Wintry showers in the north Wednesday.

Updated at: 0221 on Sat 28 Mar 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 2 Apr 2015 to Saturday 11 Apr 2015:

Cool and showery weather will continue affecting some northern parts on Thursday, whilst further south it will turn cloudier with some rain crossing eastwards, and eventually clearing away southeast during Friday. Into the Easter weekend, it is most likely that we'll see less windy conditions with more fine and dry weather around, though it is likely to feel cool at times with some showers possible for all. Thereafter changeable conditions are expected, most often across the north, whilst high pressure close to the south of the UK, perhaps occasionally amplifying northwards across the UK, is likely to bring some more prolonged drier and brighter conditions across the south west in particular. Temperatures will generally be near average, occasionally just above in sunnier spells, though with localised overnight frost also possible.

UK Outlook for Sunday 12 Apr 2015 to Sunday 26 Apr 2015:

The changeable period is expected to continue, with unsettled conditions interspersed with some spells of fine weather. With a westerly weather type most likely showery outbreaks or longer spells of rain are likely to affect parts of the UK throughout the period. These unsettled conditions will be most frequent across the northwest, although extending further south and east at times. There will also be some drier, brighter and settled periods, these most prolonged the south and east, and perhaps also later in the period. Temperatures are expected to remain close to the average for the middle of April. However they will vary from day to day, and there are likely to be some cold nights, especially in the north where localised frosts remain possible.

Updated at: 1131 on Sat 28 Mar 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 – Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Manchester Manchester – Cloudy 53.479 -2.2465
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Cloudy 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 – Cloudy 53.763 -2.7017
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Boston Boston – Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Wrexham Wrexham – Sunny intervals 53.0428 -2.9911
Peterborough Peterborough – Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Darlington Darlington – Sunny intervals 54.5235 -1.5579
Kendal Kendal – Light rain 54.3279 -2.7449
Whitby Whitby – Sunny intervals 54.4862 -0.6117
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Overcast 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