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Peak District

Weather hazards over 1000ft

High risk

Strong sunlight
Some spells of strong spring sunshine are expected, with sunburn a high risk.

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

Wed 16 Apr 2014

After a chilly start with possible haze in some valleys, another dry day is in prospect. Long spells of strong spring sunshine are again likely through the morning and early afternoon, though late in the day increasing amounts of high cloud will turn the evening sunshine rather hazy. Cloud will continue to thicken into the evening.

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

Visibility

Good or very good, but moderate at first in any valley haze.

Hill Fog

None expected.

Max wind above 400m

South or southwest with gusts 25 possibly 30 mph by evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 2 becoming plus 16 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 5 becoming plus 12 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 16 Apr 2014
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.

Issued at: 0338 on Wed 16 Apr 2014

Thu 17 Apr 2014

A cloudier day is in prospect on Thursday with a chance of some patchy rain through the morning. Mainly dry for the afternoon and evening and perhaps becoming brighter too. Feeling cooler than Wednesday with winds becoming fresh to strong northwesterly across peaks.

Visibility

Good or very good but moderate in any rain. Poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Some hill fog likely for a time through the morning above around 500 to 600 meters in association with rain.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 25 to 30 with gusts 40 mph likely across the higher peaks.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 5 becoming plus 14 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 6 becoming plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0338 on Wed 16 Apr 2014

Fri 18 Apr 2014

On Friday a chilly and rather cloudy day is expected, but it should remain dry with light to moderate northeasterly winds expected. Hill fog expected on ground above 500m mainly at first. Some brightness developing in the afternoon.

Issued at: 0338 on Wed 16 Apr 2014

Sat 19 Apr 2014

On Saturday another mainly dry day is expected. Cloudy at first though sunny spells becoming more prevalent during the afternoon. Winds light freshening to moderate and from the east or southeast.

Issued at: 0338 on Wed 16 Apr 2014

Sun 20 Apr 2014

A fine and dry start to Sunday. However through the afternoon and especially evening there is an increasing risk of rain spreading across the park. With strengthening northeasterly winds some quite poor conditions are possible late in the day, with gales a possibility by dusk across ridges and summits.

Issued at: 0338 on Wed 16 Apr 2014