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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 03 Sep 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Strong sunlight
Sunburn possible in brighter periods.

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

Thu 03 Sep 2015

After a cloudy start with hill fog patches the cloud base will lift and break with some brighter spells developing. A few light showers may form during the afternoon, possibly persisting well into the evening. Still feeling chilly on peaks in brisk or strong northwesterly winds.

Time
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Weather
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night
Precipitation probability
10% 10% 0% 0% 60% 50% 40% 40%

Visibility

Poor for a time in early morning patchy hill fog. Moderate in showers. Otherwise mainly good.

Hill Fog

Broken hill fog is possible on slopes above 500 metres during the early morning, then lifting to above the peaks by late morning. Otherwise nil.

Max wind above 400m

NW 25-30 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 becoming 14 Celsius
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above summits

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Wed 02 Sep 2015
Last 24 hours:
13.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
15.6 mm
Last 72 hours:
25.6 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.

Fri 04 Sep 2015

Cloudy at first with the odd shower or longer period of rain. During the afternoon most parts will become dry with sunny periods developing.

Visibility

Mainly very good, moderate in showers with hill fog patches at first.

Hill Fog

Well broken hill fog above 500 metres at first.

Max wind above 400m

Northwesterly 30 to 35 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 becoming 15 Celsius
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above summits.

Sat 05 Sep 2015

Further showers on Saturday with winds easing and some sunny, drier periods developing.

Sun 06 Sep 2015

Dry on Sunday with sunny spells.

Mon 07 Sep 2015

Dry on Monday with sunny spells. Early valley mist.

Issued at: 1611 on Wed 02 Sep 2015