What will the weather be like in Leeds? Met Office forecast for first weekend of pub gardens outdoor dining

Leeds pub gardens and alfresco dining are back.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 12:44 pm

And thankfully, the weather may be holding off ready for the first weekend of lockdown easing.

It is the first weekend of open pub gardens and outdoor dining, so many people will be planning their long-awaited trip this weekend, and they could be in for a spot of luck.

We can expect to see warmer weather this weekend, with the temperatures remaining between 11-13 degrees C.

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People hoping to enjoy an outdoor drink this weekend can expect dry weather.

Today (Thursday) in Leeds, the temperature will reach a high of 11C, with less than a 5 per cent chance of rain, with a sunny start changing to a cloudier afternoon.

According to The Met Office: “After a cold and frosty start, a fine and largely sunny day is expected. Feeling warm in the sunshine with light winds, Feeling cooler along the coast with an onshore breeze. Maximum temperature 12 °C.”

If you are heading out this weekend, don’t let the sun fool you and make sure to layer up.

The Met Office describes Saturday to Monday as: “Dry with sunny spells and variable cloud through the weekend and Monday. Remaining cold overnight, with frost and fog patches. Daytime temperatures likely near or just above normal for April.”

Here is the forecast for the rest of the week:

Friday 16th April - Sunny changing to cloud in the afternoon. Highs of 11C and lows of 2C. 5 per cent chance or less of rain, with 10 per cent at 4 pm to 5 pm.

Saturday 17th April - Expect Sun all day, with highs of 12C. 5 per cent chance or less of rain throughout the day.

Sunday 18th April - Cloudy changing to sunny intervals by the early evening. Highs of 13C and lows of 4C. 5 per cent chance or less of rain throughout the day.

UK long range weather forecast (Monday April 19 to Wednesday April 28):

According to the Met Office: "Cloudy and breezy across Northern Ireland and Scotland with outbreaks of rain through Monday, later spreading briefly to Wales, the South West and Northern England.

"Further southeast it will likely remain drier and brighter with a cold night.

"Outbreaks of rain in the north and west will then likely ease as high pressure becomes more widely established again.

"This will bring plenty of dry and bright weather with sunny spells and daytime temperatures around average, but cold by night with the risk of overnight frosts and the chance of fog patches.

"There is the potential for rain and strong winds to occur at times towards the northwest of the UK with the possibility of these unsettled conditions briefly spreading southeast."

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