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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 01 Dec 2015

High risk

Southwesterly winds will mean 30-35mph through much of the day, gusting to 50-60mph.

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog at 400m will persist through much of the morning in association with a band of rain.
Heavy persistent rain
A band of rain, heavy at times, will pass over the park through the morning.

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Strong winds and precipitation will cause a chill effect at altitude.

No risk

Heavy snow
Storm force winds
Strong sunlight

Tue 01 Dec 2015

A band of precipitation will arrive from the southwest in the early morning, falling as snow at first over the peaks before turning to rain. This band will contain some heavier bursts, most likely to affect the south of the park. After the rain clears the park in the late morning, conditions will be cloudy, especially on southwest-facing slopes, perhaps with some light rain or drizzle.

0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Drizzle Cloudy Drizzle
Precipitation probability
80% 60% 40% 30% 30% 30%


Visibility will be moderate in the early rain, becoming poor in the snow or heavier bursts of rain. After the rain has passed however, the visibility will be moderate to good, with best conditions in the northeast of the park.

Hill Fog

Persistent hill fog expected at 400m and above in association with the rain in the morning, with a risk of isolated patches down to 200m in heavier spells of rain. Becoming more patchy in the afternoon and mainly confined southwest-facing slopes.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 20mph gusting 30mph, soon increasing to 30-35mph, gusting 50-60mph through the morning.


Minimum temperature will be plus 4 Celsius, rising to plus 12 Celsius during the day, then dropping to plus 10 Celsius overnight.
Zero Celsius, quickly rising to plus 5 Celsius during the day.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Tue 01 Dec 2015
Last 24 hours:
16.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
27.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
52.8 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.

Wed 02 Dec 2015

A cloudy, drizzly start before a band of rain slowly arrives across the park from the northwest, and remaining through much of the day. Rain slowly clearing through the evening.


Visibility will be moderate in the drizzle and rain, improving to good after the band of rain moves southeast across the park.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog expected at 400m and above in association with the rain through much of the day, with the worst conditions in the south of the park.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly winds will be initially 45mph gusting 60mph, easing through the afternoon to 15mph gusting 25mph.


Minimum temperature will be plus 9 degrees, rising to plus 12 Celsius in the day, then falling to plus 5 Celsius overnight.
Plus 6 degrees, before falling to plus 2 Celsius overnight.
Freezing level:
Freezing level will be above the summits.

Thu 03 Dec 2015

Parts of the park may continue to see rain, perhaps with some sleet or snow on higher ground, before a drier and brighter spell in the afternoon. Freezing levels will fall to around 500m in the morning. Winds will be moderate to strong and initially northerly or northeasterly, turning to southwesterly later.

Fri 04 Dec 2015

Some parts may see a shower through the day, with a band of rain approaching overnight and into Saturday. Freezing level rising above summits in the early morning. Winds will be strong and southwesterly, with a risk of gale-strength gusts.

Sat 05 Dec 2015

Early band of rain clearing through the day with showers possible later. Freezing level will fall to 400-600m through the day. Winds likely to be strong and southwesterly through the day.

Issued at: 0335 on Tue 01 Dec 2015