Leeds: Live Weather Reports
Live weather in Leeds
The latest and today's weather in Leeds, United Kingdom updated regularly
- Sunrise 04:47
- Sunset 21:21
|Temp feels like:||16°C (61°F)|
|Length of Day:||16h 34m|
|Pressure:||29.95" (1014 hpa)|
|Visiblity:||5 miles (8 km)|
Historic Temperatures for 28th May in Leeds
|Average High||14°C (57°F)|
|Record High||23°C (73°F) (2012)|
|Average Low||6°C (43°F)|
|Record Low||3°C (37°F) (2000)|
Weather Overview for Leeds
Leeds has gone through much change over the years and now rivals Manchester as the ‘capital of the North.’ It is a vibrant city with a thriving student population, coveted shopping, buzzing nightlife and a large array of festivals and events that run throughout the year. It is also a highly successful business region.
The city actually sits in the mini rain shadow of the low lying Pennines mountain range (probably better described as ‘hills’) so it does, on average, receiver less rainfall than many British cities. So while an umbrella is going to be of use year round, you’ll have to put it up a bit less.
From May through until September is the best period in which to visit. The days are a mix of sunny and warm, overcast and drizzly. But on the whole the weather is fairly pleasant. Due to the city’s northerly location it sees much cooler temperatures than in the south. Winters get cold and summers are rarely hot.
has the second largest student
population outside of
height of summer generally sees average highs of 18°C, but temperatures in the
20’s are often enjoyed. Though rainfall does occur year round, it is slightly
less frequent in summer; Leeds in fact is one of the driest summer cities in
Autumn sees much the same weather as spring. March and November each see daily averages of about 5°C, while May and September see daily averages of 10°C to 12°C and highs of 13°C to 15°C.
to its northerly position, winters in
Spring sees a return of green to the city as temperatures rise and the sun returns. The average high temperature creeps to 7°C in March, 10°C in April and 13°C in May. Sunshine levels leap up to 4 hours per day in March, 5 in April and the annual maximum of 6 in May. Rainfall lessens slightly.