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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 13 Feb 2016

High risk

No high risks

Medium risk

No medium risks

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Cold generally but especially at heightthrough the morning where there will be a brisk wind.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Chance of hill fog, mainly during the morning, especially in eastern exposure.

No risk

Heavy snow
Storm force winds
Heavy persistent rain
Strong sunlight

Sat 13 Feb 2016

A cold day throughout with a good deal of cloud. This is likely to bring some showers, especially through the morning, with sleet or snow above around 300 meters leading to some icy underfoot conditions at these levels. Perhaps some bright or sunny intervals on the western side of the park at times. East or northeasterly winds are likely to be strong through the morning then ease later.

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Sleet shower night Sleet shower night Sleet shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
20% 40% 40% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Generally very good but moderate to poor at times in sleet or snow showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional hill fog down to 400-500 metres associated with showers.

Max wind above 400m

East to south east 30 mph during the morning.


Minus 2 to Plus 4 Celsius.
Minus 1 Celsius.
Freezing level:
500 metres.

Recent Rainfall

Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Fri 12 Feb 2016
Last 24 hours:
1.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.6 mm
Last 72 hours:
3.4 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.

Sun 14 Feb 2016

Another cold day with a strengthening wind accentuating the cold late in the day. There will be a good deal of dry weather, with more in the way of sunshine. Also the risk of the odd snow shower, even to low levels.


Generally very good but rapid deteriorations likely in any snow showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional hill fog down to 400-500 metres associated with showers.

Max wind above 400m

Northeasterly 35 mph late in the day.


Minus 3 to plus 2 Celsius.
Minus 2 Celsius.
Freezing level:
500 meters.

Mon 15 Feb 2016

Largely dry with long bright or sunny spells after a frosty morning. A few snow showers are possible first thing. Strong northerly winds early morning should ease through the day. Hard frost overnight under clear skies. Freezing level 500 meters.

Tue 16 Feb 2016

Frosty with sunshine and light winds. Ice is likely on mountain paths. Cloud may thicken later from the west to bring rain and hill snow with southerly winds strengthening during the late afternoon. Freezing level 500 meters rising to 900 meters late in the day.

Wed 17 Feb 2016

A wet morning with widespread heavy rain. Some hill snow but likely confined to just the highest peaks. Rain clearing late in the day followed by a few showers. Strong southwesterly then westerly winds. Freezing level 900 meters.

Issued at: 1601 on Fri 12 Feb 2016