Bank holiday weather in Wakefield: Met Office predicts rain, cloud and chills over the bank holiday weekend

Another bank holiday has arrived, and people across Wakefield are looking forward to a long weekend to spend with friends and family.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 11:20 am
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 11:22 am
Another bank holiday has arrived, and people across Wakefield are looking forward to a long weekend to spend with friends and family. Photo: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images

But if you were holding out hope for a long weekend in the sun, you might need to prepare to readjust your plans.

This is the forecast for Wakefield and the Five Towns this bank holiday weekend, according to the Met Office.

Saturday, May 1

Highs of 10°, lows of 2°

Friday night showers will give way to a dry night and frosty morning, with more shower forming on Saturday morning.

Slow moving and heavy showers will give way to some sunny spells in the afternoon.

Heavy cloud will continue throughout the day, into a cool and cloudy night.

Sunday, May 2

Highs of 12°, lows of 4°

Sunday will dawn cool and bright, with temperatures rising to around 11° by midday.

Clouds will creep in later in the morning, with winds picking up and a chance of showers in the afternoon.

Monday, May 3

Highs of 11°, lows of 6°

Bright on Monday at first, but turning cloudy with widespread rain and strong winds, particularly in the afternoon.

Weather will improve overnight, with intermittent rain, sunny spells and lighter winds by Tuesday.