Wakefield Weather

Weather forecast - Wednesday 18 January 2017

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Morning
Drizzle

7°C
Feels Like: 6°C

Afternoon
Overcast

9°C
Feels Like: 8°C

Evening
Overcast

7°C
Feels Like: 6°C

Night
Overcast

7°C
Feels Like: 7°C

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Weather forecast Wakefield - Wednesday 18 January 2017

Light Breeze
4.2 mph

West South West
wind gusts 15.6 mph

Drizzle is forecast for the morning in Wakefield. Clouds will dominate the sky in Wakefield during the afternoon.

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  • Relative humidity: 91%
  • Maximum humidity: 99%
  • Chance of precipitation: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0.2mm
  • Hours of sunshine: 1h
  • Minimum temperature: 6°C
  • Maximum temperature: 10°C
  • Sunrise: 08h11
  • Sunset: 16h21
  • Reliability: 4/5
Data updated at 14:00

Weather forecast for the following days and for the weekend

Thursday 19

5°C / 8°C

Friday 20

3°C / 7°C

Saturday 21

3°C / 6°C

Sunday 22

2°C / 6°C

Monday 23

1°C / 7°C

Tuesday 24

2°C / 8°C

Wed. 25

4°C / 9°C

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Geographical situation and climatic info for Wakefield

Wakefield is a city in the county of West Yorkshire. The inland location of the city and the high altitude of the county have a strong impact on the climate. Temperatures tend to be cooler than other regions further south and winters are cold with frequent snowfall. Temperatures can rise to 30°C but in general, they remain between 1°C and 20°C. A battle took place in Wakefield during the War of the Roses.

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The weather for Wakefield in the United Kingdom

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The climate in Wakefield

Found on the River Calder at the eastern edge of the Pennines in West Yorkshire, England, Wakefield has a population of almost 77,000. Historically, Wakefield was a market town with plenty of fish from the sea and rivers. In the 18th century, it developed through trade in corn, coal mining, and textile. Today, its most notable landmark is the Wakefield Cathedral, which has the tallest spire in Yorkshire. The old Wakefield Bridge is an ancient monument. Wakefield’s climate is influenced by its location next to the Pennines. The average high temperature in the summer is 21°C. In winter, the high temperature is around 7°C on average with lows near 2°C. The average annual precipitation is 825mm with rain falling year-round.