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Thursday   (25 August 2016)
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Saturday   (27 August 2016)
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Sunday   (28 August 2016)
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Monday   (29 August 2016)
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Tuesday   (30 August 2016)
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Wednesday   (31 August 2016)
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15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 16 °
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Issued at: 1300 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Showery rain overnight, some heavy. Becoming drier for Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy this evening with heavy, showery rain moving across many areas, perhaps briefly mixed with thunderstorms especially in the east. Becoming drier, a little fresher and clearer during the early hours. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Friday:

A much brighter day with a fresher, less-humid feel. Staying dry through the day with warm sunny spells and light southwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, mainly dry and warm with sunshine. Showery rain arriving later, turning heavier with thunder overnight, this lingering into Sunday. Sunny spells on Monday with perhaps a few showers later.

Updated at: 1504 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain across Scotland and Northern Ireland. Elsewhere thunderstorms dying out.

This Evening and Tonight:

Thundery showers across England and Wales at first will gradually die out from the west later this evening and overnight. Outbreaks of rain across northern Ireland will be heavy at times and will spread into northern Scotland overnight.

Friday:

Cloudy and breezy across northern and central Scotland with outbreaks of rain, but it should become dry later. Elsewhere it will be dry and warm with some sunshine.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain on Saturday and Sunday which could become heavy and prolonged across Wales and the Midlands. Some bright spells of Monday but also occasional showers.

Updated at: 1531 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 to Thursday 8 Sep 2016:

Outbreaks of rain are expected to spread into the north and west on Tuesday, but the south and east should stay mainly dry with sunny spells. The rain should move southeastwards during Wednesday and Thursday, but it is likely to become light and patchy. Temperatures will be warm in the southeast, but nearer normal temperatures in the northwest are likely to spread across all parts. The weather through the rest of the period is likely to be changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some dry and brighter periods. The best of the brighter weather occurring in the southeast, with some wet and windy spells at times in the northwest. Temperatures will be generally near normal although there is the chance of some temporary warmer spells.

Updated at: 1211 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Sep 2016 to Thursday 22 Sep 2016:

Westerly or southwesterly winds are expected to dominate through this period. This will bring changeable weather, with showers or longer spells of rain interspersed by some dry and bright periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain is expected to occur in the north and west, where it could also be windy at times. The best of the brighter weather probably occurring in the south and east. Temperatures through this period are likely to be generally near normal.

Updated at: 1210 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Weather map

Thu 1500

Weather forecast map for Wakefield

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

Location Details

Wakefield

Location: 53.6831, -1.5044

Altitude: 39.0 m above mean sea level

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