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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

    Fine and often sunny.

    Today:

    A fine and sunny start, and whilst some fair weather cloud could develop during the day, it will remain dry. Although less humid than recently, it will be feeling warm in the sunshine. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

    Tonight:

    A dry and clear start to the night, with only light winds. This leading to it turning rather chilly, with the odd patch of mist or fog possible by dawn. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

    Saturday:

    Another fine day, with warm sunny spells, light winds and only patchy cloud. Cloud thickening during the late afternoon, with some heavy rain possibly edging into the far south. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Scattered showers Sunday, but also some sunny spells. Further showers Monday, heavy at first, but easing later. Mostly dry Tuesday, although winds strengthening and cloud thickening later in the day.

    Updated at: 0358 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Mostly dry and fine with plenty of sunshine

    Today:

    Scattered showers will affect Northern Ireland and western Scotland today. Elsewhere it'll be generally dry with good sunny spells all day. It'll be a touch cooler and fresher than yesterday, but still warm for most.

    Tonight:

    Most places dry with clear periods overnight and a risk of isolated mist and fog over England and Wales, with scattered showers continuing to affect parts of NW Scotland.

    Saturday:

    After a dry start, a band of rain, becoming heavy later, will affect parts of southern and central England and Wales. Otherwise mostly dry and warm with some sunshine.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Sunday sees sunny spells and showers, occasionally heavy. Monday similar but with more in the way of sunshine. On Tuesday, becoming cloudier with rain arriving in the west later.

    Updated at: 0446 on Fri 26 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

    Location Details

    Wakefield

    Location: 53.6831, -1.5044

    Altitude: 39.0 m above mean sea level

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