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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 02 Aug 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
During the morning, hill fog may persist above 500m in the west of the park.
Strong sunlight
In any prolonged cloud breaks in the afternoon, strong sunlight will give a risk of sunburn.

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Sun 02 Aug 2015

Cloudy at first, with patchy rain expected until late morning. The cloud will break during the afternoon giving some sunny interludes, but there is a risk of some light rain showers from late afternoon, along with stronger winds making it gusty on the peaks.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Light rain Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
60% 40% 10% 40% 40% 10%

Visibility

Visibility will be moderate at first in the rain, leaving only adjacent fells visible. As the rain clears late morning, visibility will become good, with fells in the middle distance clearly seen, but moderate in any showers.

Hill Fog

During the morning rain, periods down to 500m, most likely in the west of the park. This clearing late morning to leave peaks clear for the rest of day.

Max wind above 400m

Light southwesterly at first, then becoming southeasterly 15-20mph with gusts 25-30mph. Gusts of around 45mph possible in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 19 Celsius during the day and decreasing to plus 14 after dark.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius, increasing to plus 11 Celsius during the day.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Sun 02 Aug 2015
Last 24 hours:
6.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
6.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
16.6 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.

Mon 03 Aug 2015

Scattered cloud at first, but cloud cover increasing from the west ahead of a band of light rain that arrives late morning. This clearing during the afternoon, to give some bright spells towards the end of the day.

Visibility

Visibility will be generally good, but moderate in the rain with only adjacent fells visible.

Hill Fog

During the morning, periods with hill fog above 500m.

Max wind above 400m

Southeasterly 20-25mph with gusts 35-40mph, becoming southwesterly after the rain clears.

Temperature

Valleys:
Around plus 17 Celsius, decreasing to plus 14 Celsius after dark.
800m:
Plus 11 Celsius at first, decreasing to plus 8 Celsius during the evening.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Tue 04 Aug 2015

Cloudy, with a risk of showers throughout, perhaps heavy in the morning. Some cloud breaks developing during the afternoon and evening. Strong southwesterly winds, with a risk of gale-strength gusts over the peaks early in the morning.

Wed 05 Aug 2015

Scattered cloud building during the morning, ahead of some light, intermittent rain. Moderate to strong southwesterly winds, slowly turning to moderate southeasterly through the day.

Thu 06 Aug 2015

Patchy cloud with a risk of rain showers, most likely during the morning. Moderate southeasterly winds, easing and becoming southerly during the morning.

Issued at: 0206 on Sun 02 Aug 2015