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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 07 Oct 2015

High risk

No high risks

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Expected above 300m mainly through the morning during rain but gradually clearing east later.
Heavy persistent rain
Slow moving areas of heavy rain expected at first, these easing and slowly clearing east later.

Low risk

Heavy rain may turn thundery for a time through the morning.

No risk

Heavy snow
Storm force winds
Severe chill effect
Strong sunlight

Wed 07 Oct 2015

After a wet night, rain will become lighter and patchier through the morning, before slowly clearing east during the afternoon. A marked improvement in conditions can be expected during the evening as cooler and drier air spreads from the west. The vast majority of places will stay dry with sunny spells, particularly over western hills. Clear skies after dark.

0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Precipitation probability
50-70% 30-50% 30-50% 20% 20% 0%


Generally moderate or poor in rain during the morning with neighbouring slopes hidden from view. Visibility will improve to very good or perhaps excellent through the evening giving far reaching views.

Hill Fog

Periods down to 500m at first, with occasional patches down to 300m, these lifting above most summits through the late morning in the west. Cloudier in the east with hill fog lingering through the afternoon before slowly clearing.

Max wind above 400m

Northerly 15mph at first, increasing through the morning and backing northwesterly 15-20mph with gusts to 30-35mph on exposed ridges and summits during the afternoon.


Plus 9 Celsius, rising to 15 Celsius, then falling to 4 Celsius.
Plus 9 Celsius, falling to 4 Celsius through the day.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Wed 07 Oct 2015
Last 24 hours:
19.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
25.8 mm
Last 72 hours:
25.8 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.

Thu 08 Oct 2015

Dry and clear overnight, perhaps with some mist patches forming in the valleys by dawn, these then soon clearing through the morning. The rest of the day will remain dry with plenty of sunshine, although the odd shower can't be ruled out.


Very good or excellent, with distant peaks clearly visible with good clarity, falling to moderate in any showers.

Hill Fog

Generally nil, though occasional patches above 700m may temporarily shroud the highest summits during the afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

Northwesterly 20mph at first, becoming westerly 10-15mph through the morning, then southerly 15-20mph by evening.


Plus 4 Celsius rising to 17 Celsius, then back down to 6 Celsius.
Around plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Fri 09 Oct 2015

Another mainly dry day with some sunshine, particularly in the southeast. Some rain may affect the northwest during the afternoon. Light to moderate southerly winds, becoming strong southeasterly by midnight.

Sat 10 Oct 2015

Staying mostly fine and dry but blustery through the day, with cloud and rain approaching from the west during the evening. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds.

Sun 11 Oct 2015

Remaining unsettled with outbreaks of rain and showers likely at times through the day, although there is currently low confidence in exact positions and timings of these features. Moderate to strong southerly winds.

Issued at: 0306 on Wed 07 Oct 2015