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    Forecast Summary

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

    Regional forecast for Yorkshire & Humber

    Mostly dry with some warm sunny spells.

    Today:

    It will be a dry day for most places with any early mist and low cloud clearing. Variable cloud amounts with some warm sunny spells, but just the chance of an isolated light shower. Maximum Temperature 21C.

    Tonight:

    It is expected to remain mostly dry overnight with some clear spells, but patchy mist or low cloud is likely to develop by dawn. Minimum Temperature 11C.

    Thursday:

    Any early mist or low cloud clearing, then mostly dry with variable, and at times large amounts of cloud, but also some warm sunny spells. Maximum Temperature 21C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Variable, and at times large amounts of cloud, but also some sunny spells. Mainly dry but cloud may be occasionally thick enough for some light rain or drizzle at times.

    Issued at: 0500 on Wed 03 Sep 2014

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Settled conditions persisting, bringing variable cloud and sunny spells.

    Today:

    Any early mist and fog patches will lift during the morning. Otherwise, it will be a mainly fine day with variable amounts of cloud and some warm sunny spells, with just the odd light shower possible in the east.

    Tonight:

    It will remain mainly dry overnight with light winds and some clear spells. However, there is a risk once again of mist and fog patches forming in places.

    Thursday:

    Early mist and fog patches will lift, then a mainly dry day with light winds and some sunny spells. Increasingly cloudy over northwest Scotland though, perhaps with some rain later.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Patchy rain over northern parts Friday, otherwise largely fine, with variable cloud allowing some sunny spells. Cloud may occasionally be thick enough for some patchy rain elsewhere during the weekend.

    Issued at: 0500 on Wed 03 Sep 2014

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Sunday 7 Sep 2014 to Tuesday 16 Sep 2014:

    Variable, in places large, amounts of cloud and some sunny spells on Sunday. The cloud may be thick enough for the odd drizzly shower. However, cloud and outbreaks of rain, locally heavy, may affect southwestern parts at times. Into next week, still a good deal of dry and bright weather, especially towards the north and northwest, but probably becoming more unsettled across southern areas with outbreaks of rain developing, heavy at times. Light winds at first, but becoming breezy from the southwest. Temperatures generally near or a little above average. Into the latter part of next week and beyond, the most likely scenario is for the unsettled conditions to migrate towards the northwest of the UK, with the best of the drier and warmer conditions towards the southeast.

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 17 Sep 2014 to Wednesday 1 Oct 2014:

    During mid to late September most regions can expect to see periods of fine weather, with some warm sunshine at times. However, these fine periods may well be interspersed with occasional spells of cloudier, more unsettled conditions bringing showers or longer spells of rain. Northern and western parts are probably most likely to see the more frequent bouts of unsettled weather, whilst southern and eastern parts should see the better fine and dry spells. Daytime temperatures are likely to be above average during fine weather leaving conditions feeling pleasantly warm. Nights, however, may well be on the chilly side. During any unsettled weather daytime temperatures are more likely to be near or below average leaving conditions feeling cool.

    Issued at: 0500 on Wed 03 Sep 2014

    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.