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Peak District: forecast uv

Thursday, 28 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0401 on Thursday, 28 August 2014

Overview for Thursday

Early hill fog, rain and drizzle clearing eastwards with some sunny spells. Showery rain expected early to mid-afternoon on Thursday.

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 High Widespread hill fog around 350 metres clearing soon after dawn.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium With sunny spells there is a risk of exposure to high UV levels at times.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Thursday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Peak District

Thursday

Weather

Misty start with widespread hill fog, accompanied with overnight rain and drizzle soon clearing after dawn. Sunny spells and mainly dry during the morning, then a band of showery rain, perhaps heavy on some western upslopes, will affect most parts for a time early to mid-afternoon. Turning drier again with bright or sunny spells into the evening.

Visibility

Good or very good, but moderate in showers and rain, poor in any early mist and very poor in hill fog.

Hill fog

Widespread, overnight hill fog with cloud bases around 350 metres, soon lifting and clearing after dawn.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southwesterly 25-30mph with gusts 40mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 13 becoming Plus 17 Celsius
600 m Plus 12 becoming Plus 12 Celsius
Freezing level Will be well above the tops.

Friday

Weather

Feeling cooler with noticeably stronger winds at all levels. Bright or sunny spells will be limited with generally a lot of cloud, giving some showers or longer spells of rain at times. Driest conditions probably in the morning with most of the showers and rain expected during the afternoon and evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in showers and rain and very poor in hill fog.

Hill fog

Hill fog likely at times, mainly in the morning, but possibly during the afternoon and evening in any longer spells of rain, with cloud bases around 400 metres.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southwesterly 35mph with gusts 45mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 11 becoming Plus 16 Celsius.
600 m Plus 10 becoming Plus 13 Celsius
Freezing level Will be well above the tops.

Outlook

Saturday

Bright or sunny spells with rather strong westerly winds, possibly with gusts to gale force over peaks. Highest gusts associated with well scattered showers, which could be rather heavy, however some locations could stay dry all day.

Sunday

A mainly dry day with some sunny spells is expected, along with fresh northwesterly winds which will decrease in strength through the day.

Monday

Another mainly dry day is in prospect with moderate southwesterly winds, slowly increasing in strength. Current indications are for increasing cloudiness in the afternoon bringing a risk of mainly light rain and drizzle, but confidence currently low for this detail.

Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)

Altitude 511 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Thursday, 28 August 2014

  • Last 24 hours 0.8 mm
  • Last 48 hours 4.4 mm
  • Last 72 hours 11.6 mm

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