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    18°C 9°C
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    16°C 11°C
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    15°C 7°C
    Light shower day
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Issued at: 1800 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Clear spells and cold tonight. Dry, some sunny spells tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be dry with skies clearing through the evening. Colder than recent nights with a grass frost possible in rural areas, and a risk of isolated mist or fog patches. Minimum Temperature 2C.

Thursday:

After a chilly start, it will be dry with sunny spells, although more in the way of cloud developing by afternoon. A southerly breeze developing overnight. Maximum Temperature 17C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, windy and cloudy but mostly dry. Rain, heavy at times, arriving overnight, clearing erratically Saturday. Clearer, cooler, showery conditions following, with winds easing. Sunday, further strong winds with showers.

Issued at: 1700 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Clear chilly night in the north, cloudy and milder elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

A cloudy and mild night across southern England and Wales. Breezy with some showers for northwest Scotland. Elsewhere, clear periods and light winds resulting in a cold night with rural grass frosts and localised mist or fog patches possible.

Thursday:

After a cold start in northern areas, mostly dry with sunny spells. Southwesterly winds strengthening with gales in northwest Scotland. Cloudier, warmer elsewhere. Isolated showers in south, but mostly dry.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, wet and windy conditions across Scotland and Northern Ireland, moving southeastwards during Saturday and clearing southeast England later. Cooler, clearer conditions following, with frequent showers in west. Remaining breezy.

Issued at: 1700 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 6 Oct 2014 to Wednesday 15 Oct 2014:

The trend for most places through next week will be generally unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain, which are likely to be heavy at times, mainly across western and northern parts. There are also likely to be some drier and brighter interludes in between. Breezy at times, with a risk of gales in the north and west. Temperatures generally on the cool side, especially in the wet and windy spells. There will be a risk of local frost and fog patches developing where clear skies prevail and winds fall light during the nights, particularly across northern parts. Thereafter the unsettled conditions are likely to continue across most areas. However, it is possible that later in the period eastern and southeastern may become increasingly drier and brighter.

UK Outlook for Thursday 16 Oct 2014 to Thursday 30 Oct 2014:

Current indications now suggest that generally unsettled conditions are likely to affect many areas of the UK during this period, with spells of wet and windy weather. However these are likely to be interspersed with drier and clearer interludes, which will also bring an increasing risk of overnight frosts and fog patches, especially across northern parts. Daytime temperatures generally close to the seasonal average.

Issued at: 1700 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

Weather Map

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Wakefield Partly cloudy night 53.6831 -1.5044
Sheffield Partly cloudy night 53.3809 -1.4686
York Partly cloudy night 53.9621 -1.0789
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.2465
Hull Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471
Preston Clear night 53.763 -2.7017
Lincoln Light shower night 53.2304 -0.539
Nottingham Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Stoke-on-Trent Partly cloudy night 53.0024 -2.178
Darlington Clear night 54.5235 -1.5579
Whitby Cloudy 54.4862 -0.6117
Kendal Clear night 54.3279 -2.7449
Wrexham Partly cloudy night 53.0428 -2.9911
Boston Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Birmingham Light rain 52.4859 -1.889
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.9781 -1.6162
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Carlisle Clear night 54.8924 -2.9315
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Banbury Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383

Location Details

Wakefield

Location: 53.6831, -1.5044

Altitude: 39m above mean sea level

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