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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 30 Jul 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Moderate UV levels on average with partly cloudy skies through the day.

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

Wed 30 Jul 2014

Variable amounts of cloud will give some clearer spells overnight and sunny spells through the day. However, cloud will thicken at times to give a few light showers, with these most likely in the north and west of the area, with Bakewell perhaps fairing the best. Fairly windy, especially over exposed summits.

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 Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower night
Precipitation probability
30% 30% 40% 60% 40% 60%

Visibility

Generally very good but moderate in showers.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog above 550 metres with occasional patches down to 400 metres in showers.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 30 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius rising to plus 22 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius rising to plus 14 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Wed 30 Jul 2014
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
0.2 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.

Issued at: 0457 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Thu 31 Jul 2014

Variable amounts of giving bright spells and a risk of showers. The showers may be rather heavy at times, although with dry spells in between.

Visibility

Generally very good but moderate in showers.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog above 600 metres with occasional patches down to 300 metres in showers.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 25 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius rising the plus 20 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 13 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0457 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Fri 01 Aug 2014

Some bright spells, especially during the morning. A greater risk of scattered heavy and possibly thundery showers developing during the afternoon. Winds generally light. Temperatures remaining close to average.

Issued at: 0457 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Sat 02 Aug 2014

A day of heavy rain or showers, some thundery with a risk of hail. Some sunnier periods are likely in between showers, but these will be limited. Light winds. Temperatures around normal.

Issued at: 0457 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Sun 03 Aug 2014

Windy with scattered heavy showers during the early morning, perhaps improving later in the afternoon to dry and partly sunny conditions. Looking dry overnight. Temperatures around normal.

Issued at: 0457 on Wed 30 Jul 2014