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Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

Rather cloudy with occasional showers overnight and on Tuesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Occasional showers this evening, locally heavy in the west and wintry on the hills. Showers increasingly confined to the west of the region overnight with many eastern parts becoming dry. Minimum Temperature 2°C.

Tuesday:

Mostly cloudy and feeling rather cold through Tuesday with further showers, these again wintry on the hills, and locally heavy in the west during the morning. Maximum Temperature 6°C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Bright or sunny spells and the odd wintry shower on Wednesday and Thursday, with winds moderating. Cloudier on Friday, perhaps with more frequent wintry showers. Overnight frosts expected.

Updated at: 1411 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very strong winds slowly easing. Showery rain continuing.

This Evening and Tonight:

Gales across the south will ease however it will remain windy. Further showery rain will continue to spread across many areas overnight, although central areas should become clearer and colder. Also mostly dry in northeast Scotland with a frost.

Tuesday:

Windy, with showery rain moving south, wintry over high ground, especially in the north. Sharp showers continuing across the south with gales possible, particularly in the afternoon. Colder.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cold, easing winds and mainly dry on Wednesday and Thursday with scattered wintry showers and overnight frosts. Stronger winds with further rain and hill snow in the south on Friday.

Updated at: 1312 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 13 Feb 2016 to Monday 22 Feb 2016:

Unsettled and rather cold conditions are likely to continue through the weekend. Cold, showery conditions across the north at first may give spells of snow, with overnight frosts likely. Further south more prolonged spells of rain are likely, with a risk of this turning wintry, most likely over high ground. It will be windy at times, with a possibility of gales, most likely in the northeast and far southwest. It may turn drier from the west early in the following week, although remaining cold with overnight frosts. Later on, unsettled conditions are likely to return, with northwestern areas seeing the wettest, windiest weather, and southeastern areas likely to see more in the way of dry weather. Temperatures returning to near normal, although with overnight frosts still possible.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 23 Feb 2016 to Tuesday 8 Mar 2016:

Indications are that the latter half of February will be dominated by changeable weather coming in from the Atlantic. This will bring showers or longer spells of rain to most parts, wettest in northern areas, while southern parts may benefit from some longer dry spells. Snow is likely at times, mainly over northern hills. Temperatures should generally be near normal for the time of year, with the chance of occasional frosty nights where skies become clear. Generally windy with gales or even severe gales at times, mainly in northern and western parts. By late February there is a possibility of more settled weather becoming established, mainly across southern areas, bringing drier and less windy conditions here, however, wet and windy weather will most likely persistent in the north and west.

Updated at: 1312 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

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Weather forecast map for York

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

Location Details

York

Location: 53.9621, -1.0789

Altitude: 11.0m 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, famous for its 'bars', which surround 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: 17 September 2015