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Issued at: 2300 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Turning drier overnight with scattered cloud. Further showers Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A few showers, possibly heavy, easing and clearing through the late evening and the early hours. Away from the showers it will be cloudy, with northern areas most likely to see clear spells. Feeling cooler than of late. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Saturday:

A dry start with some bright or sunny spells. Cloud will bubble up through the morning to give a few isolated, but possibly sharp showers by the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunshine and showers on Sunday. Drier on Monday with fewer showers and light winds. Tuesday seeing sunny spells and isolated showers, but maybe cloudier with some rain later.

Updated at: 1525 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Scattered showers, mainly in the north and east.

This Evening and Tonight:

A few showers will continue to affect northern and some eastern areas, with parts of northern Scotland having some more persistent rain overnight. Western, southwestern and central areas will become mostly dry during the evening and then remain dry overnight.

Saturday:

Sunshine and scattered showers, some of which will become heavy across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England. In the south the showers will be isolated, with many places remaining dry.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

There will be a mixture of sunshine and scattered showers, although an area of potentially heavy rain will transfer eastwards across southern areas later on Monday and into early Tuesday.

Updated at: 1521 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 3 Aug 2016 to Friday 12 Aug 2016:

On Wednesday and Thursday potentially heavy rain is likely to affect most areas for a time before brighter, showery conditions follow from the west. These showery conditions should continue through the weekend, although southern and southwestern parts may become more settled for a while. Then as we head towards mid August the latest indications are that changeable conditions will prevail, with intervals of dry, sunny weather interspersed with periods of rain, showers and strong winds. Northwestern parts are likely to see the heaviest rain and strongest winds whereas the southeast should experience the best of the drier, brighter weather. Some large swings in temperature are likely, although overall it should average out at close to or slightly below normal for the time of year.

Updated at: 1159 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Saturday 13 Aug 2016 to Saturday 27 Aug 2016:

The generally changeable conditions across the British Isles are likely to continue through mid to late August. Further spells of rain are expected to push in from the west, interspersed with drier, brighter and warmer periods, but also with some showers at times. Northern and northwestern parts should have the wettest weather, with the south and southeast seeing the lengthiest dry and fine spells. Some large swings in temperature remain likely, although overall it should continue to average out at close to or slightly below normal for August.

Updated at: 1159 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Wakefield

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

Location Details

Wakefield

Location: 53.6831, -1.5044

Altitude: 39.0 m above mean sea level

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