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Updated: 1521 on Wed 18 Jun 2014
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Peak District: latest pressure

Thursday, 24 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1658 on Thursday, 24 July 2014

Overview for Friday

Early low cloud will lift to leave a dry and very warm day with sunny spells.

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 High High UV levels will lead to sunburn in prolonged sunshine.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Friday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Peak District



Any low cloud and mist soon clearing during the morning to leave a dry and very warm day across the area, with long sunny spells. Small chance of an isolated shower later in the afternoon and during the evening.


Generally good, locally poor at first in mist, and very poor in any hill fog.

Hill fog

Broken above 300m, mainly across more eastern areas at first. This soon lifting and breaking.

Maximum winds above 400m

East or northeast 20-25mph.


Valleys Plus 13 Celsius becoming plus 25 Celsius.
600 m Plus 14 Celsius becoming Plus 20 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the highest peaks.



Mainly dry and clear overnight, with only patchy low cloud developing in the east, followed by another dry day with a mix of good sunny spells and some cloudy intervals. Higher risk than Friday of an isolated shower later in the day, perhaps heavy and thundery. Feeling warm again.


Mainly good.

Hill fog

Well broken above 500m, locally broken above 300m at first in the east.

Maximum winds above 400m

Variable 05-10mph becoming west or northwest 10-15mph during the afternoon.


Valleys Plus 14 Celsius becoming plus 25 Celsius.
600 m Plus 15 Celsius becoming Plus 19 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the highest peaks.



Mainly dry with sunny spells but risk of showers by the afternoon. Feeling warm again, with northwest winds increasing a little.


A rather cloudy day with some bright or sunny spells, but with risk of a few showers across the Peaks of rain, mainly during the morning. Feeling cooler and fresher than recent days, but still quite warm. Light to moderate northwest winds, with risk of strong gusts over Peaks.


A mainly dry day with bright or sunny spells and risk of a shower or two. Winds light or moderate from the north or northwest. Temperatures similar to Monday.

Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)

Altitude 511 metres

Rainfall measured at 15:00 Thursday, 24 July 2014

  • Last 24 hours 0.0 mm
  • Last 48 hours 0.0 mm
  • Last 72 hours 0.4 mm

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