Weather forecast - Wednesday 18 January 2017
Feels Like: 6°C
Feels Like: 8°C
Feels Like: 6°C
Feels Like: 7°C
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.
5°C / 8°C
3°C / 7°C
3°C / 6°C
2°C / 6°C
1°C / 7°C
2°C / 8°C
4°C / 9°C
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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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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.