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Yorkshire Dales: latest weather

Saturday, 23 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0807 on Saturday, 23 August 2014

Overview for Saturday

A day of bright or sunny spells, but with scattered showers in the afternoon.

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 Low Isolated thundery showers possible in the afternoon.
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Medium risk of damage to exposed skin and unprotected eyes from occasionally high UV levels.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Yorkshire Dales

Saturday

Weather

Saturday will see bright or sunny spells, but occasional showers are likely in the afternoon, possibly heavy and thundery. Any showers dying out by evening with some clear spells developing.

Visibility

Very good, but moderate to good in any showers, and very poor in any hill fog.

Hill fog

Isolated patches around 500 m early in the day.

Maximum winds above 400m

Northwesterly 25 mph

Temperature

Valleys Plus 6 becoming Plus 16 Celsius
700 m Plus 5 becoming Plus 11 Celsius
Freezing level Above the highest summits

Sunday

Weather

Dry overnight with some good clear spells and becoming very chilly with the odd mist patch by dawn. Sunday will be a mainly dry day with sunny spells, although sunshine will become increasingly hazy in the afternoon, with cloud thickening from the west in the evening.

Visibility

Generally very good, but locally moderate in any mist. Very poor in any hill fog.

Hill fog

No significant hill fog.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southerly 15 mph by early evening.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 4 becoming Plus 17 Celsius
700 m Plus 4 becoming Plus 13 Celsius
Freezing level Above the highest summits.

Outlook

Monday

It is expected to be cloudy with showers or some longer spells of rain. Winds are likely to become strong or near gale force southeasterly over the peaks by evening.

Tuesday

Some uncertainty at this stage, but rain or showers are likely to die out by afternoon. Winds strong to gale force easterly over the peaks early in the day.

Wednesday

Wednesday is expected to be dry but rather cloudy, and with light winds over the hills.

Malham

Altitude 375 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Saturday, 23 August 2014

  • Last 24 hours 0.4 mm
  • Last 48 hours 16.4 mm
  • Last 72 hours 16.4 mm

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