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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 06 May 2016

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Risk of high UV levels at times in sunny spells.

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

Fri 06 May 2016

Dry chilly start on Friday with some warm sunny spells developing, although sunshine will be tempered at times by areas of high cloud, some protection is advised from occasionally high UV levels. Remaining mostly dry but partly cloudy at times through the evening.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10%

Visibility

Good.

Hill Fog

Not expected.

Max wind above 400m

Easterly 20-25 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 5 becoming Plus 19 Celsius
800m:
Plus 8 becoming Plus 15 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Fri 6 May 2016
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
0.0 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.

Sat 07 May 2016

Staying dry and partly cloudy through the early hours. Saturday will be rather cloudy at times with isolated thundery showers possible, especially later in the day but also some bright or sunny spells. It will be very warm at low levels but more breezy at times across the hills compared to recent days.

Visibility

Moderate to good, but poor in any thundery showers, and very poor in any hill fog.

Hill Fog

Isolated broken around 600m in the early morning period.

Max wind above 400m

Southeast 25 gust 30-35 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 becoming Plus 21 Celsius
800m:
Plus 9 becoming Plus 15 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Sun 08 May 2016

Bright or sunny intervals and the odd shower, perhaps thundery. Strong easterly or southeasterly winds across the hills and freezing level remaining well above the summits.

Mon 09 May 2016

Monday currently looks set to be a similar day to Sunday with some bright or sunny spells but a continuing risk of some thundery showers. Easterly winds will be strong on the hills, with freezing level remaining well above the summits.

Tue 10 May 2016

Some uncertainties, but currently indications are for Tuesday to start mainly dry with sunny spells, but with some showery rain possible by evening, perhaps thundery. Strong easterly or northeasterly winds persisting across the summits.

Issued at: 0335 on Fri 06 May 2016