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Peak District: forecast weather

Wednesday, 20 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1636 on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Overview for Thursday

Generally cloudy with some outbreaks of showery rain.

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 No Risk  
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight No Risk  

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Thursday
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Peak District

Thursday

Weather

A generally cloudy day with a few bright or sunny spells. Outbreaks of showery rain will spread from the north during the morning. Some brighter spells are still likely during the afternoon. Breezy at height.

Visibility

Generally very good but becoming moderate at times in any showers.

Hill fog

Scattered around 300-400m west facing slopes early.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southwesterly 35mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 6 Celsius becoming plus 15 Celsius.
600 m Plus 7 Celsius becoming plus 11 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the highest peaks.

Friday

Weather

The odd shower overnight but most of the night will be dry with clear periods. A dry day to come with spells of sunshine and lighter winds. Still feeling quite chilly over the higher peaks.

Visibility

Generally very good.

Hill fog

Well broken around 300m at first.

Maximum winds above 400m

Westerly 30mph.,

Temperature

Valleys Plus 6 Celsius becoming plus 14 Celsius.
600 m Plus 7 Celsius becoming plus 11 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the highest peaks.

Outlook

Saturday

Dry and cold overnight with clear spells. After a fine start showers will develop which may become heavy and thundery. Showers dying away by the end of the day. Generally very good visibility and cloud bases outside of showers.

Sunday

Dry and cold overnight with clear spells. A fine and dry day with light winds and long spells of sunshine. Excellent visibly and cloud bases. High cloud increasing from the southwest later in the day.

Monday

Rain spreading in after midnight. A wet and windy day with spells of rain, some of which will be heavy. Extensive hill fog at times and winds gusting to gale-force over high ground.

Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)

Altitude 511 metres

Rainfall measured at 15:00 Wednesday, 20 August 2014

  • Last 24 hours 1.0 mm
  • Last 48 hours 4.8 mm
  • Last 72 hours 13.6 mm

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