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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 10 Dec 2016

High risk

No high risks

Medium risk

No medium risks

Low risk

No low risks

No risk

Heavy snow
Storm force winds
Severe chill effect
Persistent extensive hill fog
Heavy persistent rain
Strong sunlight

Sat 10 Dec 2016

Dry overnight with clouds breaking to give some clear spells. Dry and bright during the morning with some hazy sunshine, then clouds increasing with perhaps an isolated shower in the afternoon, most likely in the south. Any showers dying out by the evening with some clear spells developing.

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Precipitation probability
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Very good, perhaps moderate at times in the afternoon showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches above around 600 metres, becoming occasional for a time during the afternoon and lowering to 400 metres across the more western fells.

Max wind above 400m

Southwest 25-30 mph gusts 35-40 mph.


Plus 6 Celsius rising to plus 10 Celsius then falling to plus 5 Celsius during the evening.
Plus 5 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the fells.

Recent Rainfall

375 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Fri 9 Dec 2016
Last 24 hours:
3.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
19.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
20.8 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.

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Some clear spells overnight with a few showers later, then clouds increasing with showers giving way to patchy mainly light rain or drizzle during the afternoon. Becoming mainly dry later in the evening with perhaps some clear intervals across the more eastern fells.


Good or very good, becoming moderate in showers then rain, and poor at times in drizzle.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches above around 600 metres, becoming occasional or persistent and lowering to 400 metres across west by the afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 30 mph gusts 40-45 mph easing 15-20 mph during the evening.


Plus 4 Celsius rising to plus 9 Celsius
Plus 3 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the fells

Mon 12 Dec 2016

A cloudy morning with outbreaks of rain spreading from west, heavy at times, clearing around dusk with some clear spells during the evening. Fresh or strong south or southwesterly winds.

Tue 13 Dec 2016

A chilly start with a frost in the dales, then clouds increasing after a bright start to the day with some rain or drizzle, especially over southern and western fells with extensive hill fog forming. Strengthening southerly winds with gales later over the summits.

Wed 14 Dec 2016

Low confidence at this stage, but looks as if outbreaks of rain will spread east across all parts, this heavy at times and accompanied by severe southerly gales over the summits, followed by clearer conditions later as the winds veer into the southwest.

Issued at: 1730 on Fri 09 Dec 2016