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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 26 Jul 2016

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Strong sunlight
Sunny spells may give lead to exposure to high UV levels.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Tue 26 Jul 2016

It will be cloudy at times, but with bright or sunny spells. Feeling warm in eastern areas during the afternoon. Occasional light showers are possible at times through the day, especially through the afternoon on western upslopes. Winds light westerly at low levels, but fresh on the hill tops.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
10% 20% 40% 40% 20% 10%

Visibility

Generally good or very good, but moderate in drizzly showers. Locally poor in patches of hill fog.

Hill Fog

Patches of ragged low cloud around 500 metres at first and near showers with patchy hill fog, and again later.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 25 to 30 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 11 Celsius rising to plus 22 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Tue 26 Jul 2016
Last 24 hours:
1.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
1.0 mm

Rainfall data provided by the Environment Agency. The Met Office is not responsible for content provided by third parties and may remove this data without warning.

Wed 27 Jul 2016

Mainly cloudy with periods of rain or drizzle. Rain may be heavy for an hour or two during the morning, then mainly dry, and brighter during the afternoon and evening with some sunny spells.

Visibility

Very good, but moderate in drizzly showers. Very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Fog may affect hill tops at times with ragged cloud bases around 400 to 500 metres at first, clearing peaks from late morning.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 35 to 40 mph on peaks for a time, then decreasing to 25 to 30 mph later in the morning.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 14 Celsius rising to plus 20 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Cloudy for much of the day with showers or longer spells of occasionally heavy rain, and patchy low cloud on hills. Fresh or strong southwesterly winds for a time.

Fri 29 Jul 2016

Mainly cloudy with scattered showers, some prolonged and locally heavy. Expected to become drier and brighter later in the day, and feeling fresh on peaks. Fresh northwesterly winds.

Sat 30 Jul 2016

Sunny spells and scattered showers with a brisk and fresh feeling northwesterly wind.

Issued at: 0309 on Tue 26 Jul 2016