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Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 26 May 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Increased risk of sunburn, when cloud breaks occur in the afternoon.

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

Tue 26 May 2015

A mainly dry day though there is a small risk of light rain or drizzle in the west at times. Remaining cloudy for most of the day though some brighter spells are likely in the east of the park.

Time
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Weather
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
Precipitation probability
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%

Visibility

Good, falling to moderate in any rain and poor in any drizzle.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 500m in the west during the early hours. This lifting during the morning to leave hill tops fog free.

Max wind above 400m

Northwesterly 15-20mph with gusts up to 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 Celsius, rising to plus 15 Celsius by mid-afternoon. Falling to plus 6 Celsius during the evening.
800m:
Around plus 3 Celsius rising to plus 8 Celsius during the day, then falling back to plus 2 Celsius overnight.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Mon 25 May 2015
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
2.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
2.2 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: 1501 on Mon 25 May 2015

Wed 27 May 2015

Generally cloudy and mostly dry during the morning. Cloud thickening by evening with rain, heavy at times, moving in from the west in the afternoon. This will persist overnight, but become more patchy towards the end of the period.

Visibility

Good at first, becoming moderate as rain moves in and falling to poor in heavier bursts.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches to down 500m at first. Becoming persistent down to 500m with patches as low as 200m in the west as the rain moves in later in the afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

Northwesterly 15-20mph with 30mph gusts. Becoming southwesterly 30-35mph with gusts up to 45mph by the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius, rising to plus 13 Celsius during the day. Then falling back to plus 6 Celsius during the evening.
800m:
Around plus 3 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 1501 on Mon 25 May 2015

Thu 28 May 2015

Rain clearing during the early hours followed by showers. Gale force westerly winds at first, easing during the afternoon.

Issued at: 1501 on Mon 25 May 2015

Fri 29 May 2015

Showers continue though these will ease during the evening and it will become drier overnight. Strong to moderate westerly winds.

Issued at: 1501 on Mon 25 May 2015

Sat 30 May 2015

Staying dry with sunny spells developing. Westerly winds easing to become light and variable.

Issued at: 1501 on Mon 25 May 2015