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Issued at: 0700 on Fri 04 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Cool and cloudy with chance of a shower.

Today:

Generally cloudy with a few light showers, although some bright or sunny intervals are also likely. Thickening cloud might bring patchy light rain during the evening. Feeling on the cool side, with brisk northwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 15°C.

Tonight:

Cloudy with patchy light rain clearing southwards after midnight, with clear spells developing in some places. A rather cool night with mainly light winds, but strengthening winds near coasts later. Minimum Temperature 10°C.

Saturday:

A brighter day with some sunny spells and it should remain dry, once any early showers clear. Remaining cool with a noticeable northerly wind. Maximum Temperature 15°C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Dry, settled weather into the new week, and feeling pleasant in sunnier spells, but often large amounts of cloud with winds falling light. Chance of mist and fog Tuesday morning.

Updated at: 0330 on Fri 04 Sep 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

A mostly cloudy and cool day with some sunnier spells.

Today:

Today will be fairly cloudy and cool for most with often only limited spells of sunshine. Southeast England, Northern Ireland and Scotland may see some showery rain though elsewhere it should stay mainly dry. Feeling breezy around the coasts.

Tonight:

Overnight, showery rain will spread to England and Wales whilst drier and clearer weather arrives from the north, with perhaps a touch of frost possible here.

Saturday:

Apart from some early rain in the south of England, a predominantly dry day with plenty of sunny spells. Winds will be light inland but noticeably breezy around the coasts.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

The outlook period looks often cloudy but mostly dry, though there should be some spells of sunshine too. Feeling a little cool for the time of year, especially overnight.

Updated at: 0258 on Fri 04 Sep 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 8 Sep 2015 to Thursday 17 Sep 2015:

Initially conditions next week are expected to be settled with light winds and variable amounts of cloud allowing some sunshine by day and clear spells by night. Mist and fog patches are likely to form in rural areas during the nights but these will clear fairly readily in the mornings. The afternoon temperature should be close to normal and it should feel pleasant in any sunshine. During the nights and mornings however it will be chilly with ground frosts expected in rural areas. Then as we head towards the weekend the latest indications are that more unsettled and windier conditions are likely to move in from the west. Changeable conditions are then expected during the following week, but with eastern areas possibly remaining dry for much of the time.

UK Outlook for Friday 18 Sep 2015 to Friday 2 Oct 2015:

The second half of September is likely to see the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather, although with occasional unsettled spells developing here, while the northwest sees more regular outbreaks of rain and stronger winds. Temperatures are likely to be generally close to average for much of the time, although both cooler and warmer intervals are possible. By the end of the month there is a small chance of some more settled warmer conditions becoming established again.

Updated at: 0258 on Fri 04 Sep 2015

Weather map

Fri 0900

Weather forecast map for York

York York – Cloudy 53.9621 -1.0789
Leeds Leeds – Cloudy 53.8011 -1.547
Hull Hull – Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471
Whitby Whitby – Overcast 54.4862 -0.6117
Sheffield Sheffield – Cloudy 53.3809 -1.4686
Darlington Darlington – Cloudy 54.5235 -1.5579
Lincoln Lincoln – Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
Manchester Manchester – Sunny day 53.479 -2.2465
Preston Preston – Sunny day 53.763 -2.7017
Nottingham Nottingham – Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Kendal Kendal – Sunny intervals 54.3279 -2.7449
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Overcast 54.9781 -1.6162
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Sunny intervals 53.0024 -2.178
Boston Boston – Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Carlisle Carlisle – Cloudy 54.8924 -2.9315
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Peterborough Peterborough – Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Overcast 55.4777 -2.5534
Dumfries Dumfries – Sunny day 55.0708 -3.6038

Location Details

York

Location: 53.9621, -1.0789

Altitude: 11m above mean sea level

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York information

York is located in the North East of England and is home to around 200,000 people. Its rich and interesting history makes it a popular tourist destination.

York was an important site for both the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons during their occupation of England and, despite damage done after the Norman invasion of 1066, the city continued to prosper. Many of the features of the medieval city remain today. The city walls (known as 'bars') which surrounded the city are still standing, as are the 'Shambles' - a run of butcher shops which still retain some original features. As the seat of an archbishop and an administration centre for the surrounding county of Yorkshire, the city has been the backdrop to many major political events, playing a key role in both the War of the Roses and the English Civil War.

Temperatures in York can fall quite low during winter; with a minimum of 0.8 °C in January, making it the coldest month on average. Days of air frost are higher in number in both February and December - most frequent in the latter. Rainfall, which is not especially high during winter, is at its lowest during February. Whilst days of rain more than 1mm are higher in January than any other month, the average accumulation is not.

In York, temperatures in spring can be fairly mild although the average minimum in March is only 2.4 °C. Generally temperatures are above the UK average though, rising to 16 °C in May. Typically there are more 'rain days' in March although average accumulation is higher in April. May sees a slight decline in rainfall, before volumes increase again over summer.

The city is bordered by the Pennines, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds, and is based at the convergence of the rivers Ouse and Foss. Within the city there are 34 conservation areas, 2084 listed buildings and 22 scheduled ancient monuments. The most prominent monument in the city is York Minster, an impressive gothic cathedral. York Racecourse also draws thousands of visitors to the city throughout the summer, with the course regarded as one of the finest in flat racing.

July has the highest average temperature throughout the year at 21.2 °C. Temperatures throughout summer in York are above the national average by around 2 °C. Rainfall is highest in summer than any other time of the year although accumulation still comes in below UK averages.

Every September, the city plays host to one of the UK's biggest food festivals. The York Food and Drink Festival, which aims to celebrate the local food of Yorkshire, takes over the city centre for 10 days every year and brings over 440,000 visitors to the city.

It can often stay mild in York during September, with average highs around 18 °C. There is only a very small chance of air frost, around one day every ten years on average. In October the average maximum falls to 13.9 °C, falling again to 9.7 by November, just slightly above the national average.

York climate  data based on Linton on Ouse, 1981 - 2010

Last updated: 30 October 2014