Wakefield Weather

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Here you can view the weather for today and tomorrow, as well as the 5-day forecast.

Check out the temperature, wind speed, chance of rain, UV index, and humidity for this city in West Yorkshire.

Weather Forecast Today - Wakefield - Tuesday 21st May 2024

Cloudy weather is anticipated. The highest temperature will be around 18°C (but it will feel like 16°C due to the wind chill factor).

More likely than not it will be a dry day today. The chance of it raining is roughly 48%. Humidity will be approximately 72%.

The UV Index is 5 (moderate). Suncream is necessary. Stay in the shade at midday when the sun is strongest

The visibility today will be moderate. Find a good vantage point and you should be able to see as far as 4 to 10 km away (2.5 to 6.2 miles). The wind speed at midday will be around 7 mph (light breeze). The wind direction will be north east.

Weather Forecast Tonight - Wakefield - Tuesday 21st May 2024

There will be light rain showers in Wakefield tonight. The minimum temperature at night is going to be 13°C (but it is going to feel like 12°C).

There is a good chance it will rain tonight (83% to be precise). Humidity will be around 90%.

The wind speed this evening will be approximately 7 mph (light breeze), blowing north north east.

Weather Forecast Tomorrow - Wakefield - Wednesday 22nd May 2024

The rain will be bucketing down in Wakefield tomorrow. The daytime temperature is forecast to peak at around 15°C (it will feel like 13 °C).

A downpour is more likely than not (roughly a 92% chance). Humidity tomorrow is forecast to be around 91%.

The UV Index should be around 2 (low).

Visibility tomorrow is poor.

Wind speed at noon is forecast to be 9 mph (gentle breeze). It will be blowing north west.

5-Day Forecast For Wakefield

A 5-day weather forecast for Wakefield is shown in the table below.

DateWeather TypeDay Max Temp (°C)Night Min Temp (°C)Chance of Rain (%)Wind Speed (mph)Max UV
Tuesday 21st May - DayCloudy18 - 4875
Tuesday 21st May - NightLight Rain - 13837 -
Wednesday 22nd May - DayHeavy Rain15 - 9292
Wednesday 22nd May - NightLight Rain - 13797 -
Thursday 23rd May - DayCloudy15 - 48114
Thursday 23rd May - NightCloudy - 11129 -
Friday 24th May - DayOvercast16 - 1295
Friday 24th May - NightClear Night - 914 -
Saturday 25th May - DayCloudy19 - 795
Saturday 25th May - NightCloudy - 1287 -

Forecast - Location Details

The weather forecast for Wakefield is based on data provided by the Met Office for the location shown on the map below. The weather in other areas of Wakefield may vary slightly.

Map showing location of Met Office weather station in Wakefield