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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 24 May 2016

High risk

Strong sunlight
UV levels will be high, leading to a risk of sunburn without adequate protection.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

No low risks
none

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 24 May 2016

Any early mist patches soon dispersing to leave a dry and fine day on the hills. Whilst some cloud will build throughout the day, there will be plenty of warm sunshine. High UV levels are expected, bringing a risk of sunburn unless adequately protected.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Visibility

Very good to excellent throughout, but isolated poor in mist at first.

Hill Fog

Generally nil.

Max wind above 400m

Easterly 20-30mph, becoming Northeasterly 30-35mph from late afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius becoming Plus 17 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius becoming 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 24 May 2016
Last 24 hours:
0.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
0.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
26.4 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 25 May 2016

A fine but rather cloudy start to the day. Cloud will thicken through the day with an increasing chance of rain arriving from the east during the day with some heavy bursts possible later. Hill fog may also develop during the evening.

Visibility

Good, falling to moderate in rain.

Hill Fog

Nil to start the day. Well broken above 400m forming for the evening, mainly across east facing slopes.

Max wind above 400m

Northeasterly 25-30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius becoming Plus 13 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 3 becoming Plus 6 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Thu 26 May 2016

A rather cloudy day, with light winds. Occasional outbreaks of light rain or drizzle are possible. Perhaps turning drier through the day. Hill fog may persist throughout.

Fri 27 May 2016

Clouds will break to bring sunny spells, but also the risk of one or two showers. These could be heavy at times. Feeling warm in any sunny spells. Light winds.

Sat 28 May 2016

Another day of sunny spells, interspersed with a scattering of showers. These perhaps turning heavy and thundery at times. Light winds.

Issued at: 0340 on Tue 24 May 2016