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Updated: 0647 on Mon 30 Jun 2014
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Peak District: forecast radar

Sunday, 31 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0324 on Sunday, 31 August 2014

Overview for Sunday

Some initial hill fog and patchy rain. This slowly clearing through the morning, leaving a dry and brighter afternoon with some sunny spells developing.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales No Risk  
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog Medium Significantly reduced visibility, resulting in major navigational difficulties at times.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk of exposure to moderate levels of UV in sunny spells.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Sunday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
Light rain
Light rain
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30% 0% 0% 10%

Detailed mountain weather forecast: Peak District

Sunday

Weather

Starting cloudy with hill fog and patchy rain. However, this will clear slowly through morning, to leave a dry and brighter afternoon with some sunny spells developing. Becoming largely cloudy from the west later in the evening.

Visibility

Moderate to poor at first with hill fog patches, becoming good to very good through the morning.

Hill fog

Broken hill fog above around 300 metres initially, mainly in the west. This lifting and breaking through the morning. Further hill fog moving in from the west above 300 metres later in the evening.

Maximum winds above 400m

Westerly 20mph through the early hours, moderating to northwesterly 15mph my mid-morning, easing further and backing to southwesterly 10-15mph by evening.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 10 becoming Plus 18 Celsius.
600 m Plus 11 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the highest summits.

Monday

Weather

Cloudy with hill fog and outbreaks of rain and drizzle through the morning. Becoming drier and brighter from the west through the afternoon.

Visibility

Poor to very poor at first with hill fog patches, becoming moderate through the morning. During afternoon visibility should become good to very good.

Hill fog

Hill fog above around 300 metres throughout the morning, lifting and breaking through the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 400m

Westerly 20mph, veering to become northwesterly during the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 11 becoming Plus 19 Celsius.
600 m Plus 11 Celsius
Freezing level Well above the highest summits.

Outlook

Tuesday

A dry day with a few sunny spells, though generally rather cloudy. Much lighter winds than previous days, and feeling a little warmer. Freezing level well above the highest summits. Perhaps turning misty overnight.

Wednesday

Mainly dry with some cloudy periods but also some bright or sunny periods developing after any early mist clears. Feeling pleasantly warm in any longer sunny spells. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Thursday

Variable amounts of clouds but also some bright or sunny spells, after any early mist or fog patches clear. Mainly dry with light winds and feeling warm. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)

Altitude 511 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Sunday, 31 August 2014

  • Last 24 hours 13.6 mm
  • Last 48 hours 15.6 mm
  • Last 72 hours 16.4 mm

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