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Issued at: 0800 on Fri 24 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

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Becoming brighter and drier later on Friday.

Today:

Cloud and outbreaks of rain will slowly clear all parts. Some heavier bursts may affect Humberside for a time in the afternoon. Sunny spells and isolated showers will follow during the afternoon. Feeling chilly in the westerly breeze. Maximum Temperature 14C.

Tonight:

Any isolated showers, mainly affecting the Pennines at first, will die out. Some long clear spells are expected for most parts, with a noticeable southwesterly breeze developing by dawn. Minimum Temperature 8C.

Saturday:

A rather cool and windy day with perhaps a few showers, these mainly across the Pennines in the afternoon. Sunny spells will be prolonged across eastern areas. Maximum Temperature 13C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Windy and mainly cloudy with a risk of patchy rain late Sunday. Milder and cloudy on Monday with outbreaks of rain spreading across most areas during Tuesday as winds ease.

Issued at: 0500 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain clearing from the southeast. Blustery showers in the northwest.

Today:

Cloudy with bands of locally heavy rain across much of England and Wales, clearing erratically from the southeast by evening. Clearer conditions following on, but plenty of showers in the far northwest, where also very windy.

Tonight:

Frequent showers continuing across the northwest, rattling through on strong southwesterly winds. Elsewhere, mainly dry, with some clear spells, especially across central and eastern areas.

Saturday:

Showers, driven on by strong to gale force winds, will continue to affect western Scotland. Less windy and showery elsewhere, with the best of the sunshine across eastern areas.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Very wet and windy in the northwest on Sunday and Monday, with rain then spreading southeastwards on Tuesday. Drier further to the south, though some drizzly outbreaks are possible. Mild.

Issued at: 0500 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 28 Oct 2014 to Thursday 6 Nov 2014:

A band of cloud and rain over the northwest is expected to move southeastwards across the UK on Tuesday, clearing the far southeast by Wednesday morning. Brighter conditions should follow, however there are likely to be some showers too. These may be heavy and thundery in the north where it will probably be windy with local gales. A north-south split looks most likely to develop thereafter. Windy and unsettled conditions are likely in the north, with the best of the drier weather in the south, although there may be some rain here at times. Temperatures will generally be near normal, although feeling cold in strong winds and rain. Pressure may build further over the south into the start of November, bringing a risk of overnight frost and fog.

UK Outlook for Friday 7 Nov 2014 to Friday 21 Nov 2014:

The main signal is for a continuation of a north-south split during the second week of November. During this period, the generally westerly flow is likely to bring spells of wet and windy weather, mostly affecting northern and some western areas, but perhaps reaching other areas as well, this interspersed with drier intervals. However southern and some eastern areas will probably see more in the way of drier and settled conditions increasing the likelihood of some sunshine, but also the risk of frost, mist and fog overnight, the latter of which could be slow to clear. After this it looks like unsettled weather will spread to much of the UK. Daytime temperatures will probably be near or a little above normal, although feeling cooler during any wet and windy spells.

Issued at: 0500 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

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York Cloudy 53.9621 -1.0789
Leeds Light rain 53.8011 -1.547
Hull Light shower day 53.7492 -0.3471
Whitby Cloudy 54.4862 -0.6117
Sheffield Light rain 53.3809 -1.4686
Darlington Sunny intervals 54.5235 -1.5579
Lincoln Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
Manchester Light rain 53.479 -2.2465
Preston Cloudy 53.763 -2.7017
Nottingham Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.3279 -2.7449
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.9781 -1.6162
Stoke-on-Trent Light shower day 53.0024 -2.178
Boston Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Carlisle Sunny intervals 54.8924 -2.9315
Wrexham Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Birmingham Light rain 52.4859 -1.889
Jedburgh Sunny day 55.4777 -2.5534
Dumfries Sunny intervals 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. York is reportedly the most haunted city in Europe, and there are plenty of opportunities to go ghost-hunting across the city.

During the 19th and 20th Century George Hudson helped develop the city’s railway network and by 1900 the railway industry was one of the major industries of the area. The other was confectionary; both Rowntree’s and Terry’s of York were founded in the city. Nowadays the city relies mainly on the service industry.

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.

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.

York is the birthplace of many famous and prestigious individuals, including Constantine the Great, Emperor of Rome during the early fourth Century; King Richard III and writer W H Auden. York was also the home of the infamous Guy Fawkes, one of the conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and the execution site of highwayman Dick Turpin.