Sheffield weather forecast: May bank holiday set to be washout ahead of miserable Monday

Hopes of barbecue weather in Sheffield this early May bank holiday look set to be dashed, with grey skies, rain and wind forecast.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 12:55 pm

Next Monday, May 3, could well be a washout, with the Met Office predicting showers in the afternoon turning to heavy downpours once darkness falls. Windy conditions are also expected, with gusts of over 30mph likely.

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Thankfully, the outlook for earlier in the weekend looks better, with sunny spells and a low chance of rain on Saturday, and a sunny start to Sunday, turning cloudy in the afternoon but again staying largely dry.

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The early May bank holiday is expected to be a wet one in Sheffield

It will remain chilly, with a high of 11C on Monday and just 10C on the other two days, and a low of 1C on Saturday.

On the bank holiday Monday, the best weather will be in the morning, which is expected to be cloudy but dry, with light rain from around 4pm and heavy rain from 10pm.