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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 27 Apr 2017

High risk

No high risks

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Sunshine increasing through the afternoon

Low risk

No low risks

No risk

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

Thu 27 Apr 2017

During this morning, patchy rain will die out, breaking to sunshine and scattered showers for the afternoon, with some possibly turning heavy. During the early evening showers will dwindle to leave a mainly dry end to the day with clear spells increasing.

0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Clear night
Precipitation probability
70% 60% 60% 60% 40% 0%


Good falling moderate in patchy rain and later showers.

Hill Fog

Becoming by morning broken or blanket at 750-900m with patches to 600m, turning more scattered across the area from the afternoon

Max wind above 400m

North or Northwest, average speeds 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35mph, veering North to Northeast during the evening.


Plus 2 Celsius increasing to 12 Celsius during the afternoon for a time
Plus 3 Celsius lowering Plus 1 Celsius towards midnight
Freezing level:
1100 metres lowering 900 metres later

Recent Rainfall

375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Thu 27 Apr 2017
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
0.6 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.

Fri 28 Apr 2017

A dry and clear start to the day, then cloud increasing from the north later Friday morning, perhaps bringing a few light showers. Remaining rather cloudy through the morning and afternoon with only a few isolated light showers, these perhaps falling as snow over the very highest peaks.


Good falling moderate in showers.

Hill Fog

Broken 750-900m

Max wind above 400m

North or Northwest then 15mph or less becoming Southwest during the evening


Plus 04 Celsius lowering zero Celsius by dawn, increasing 11 Celsius early afternoon and falling 3 Celsius late evening
Minus 1 Celsius increasing Plus 1 Celsius late evening
Freezing level:
1100m rising 1300m late evening.

Sat 29 Apr 2017

Dry and turning sunny Saturday morning, then showers developing through the afternoon, some perhaps heavy. Showers dying out for the evening. Winds gradually increasing and backing, becoming southeast strong later. Over highest peaks temperature plus 1 Celsius increasing 3 Celsius later.

Sun 30 Apr 2017

With winds now round to the southeast the best of the conditions will be across the northwestern ranges here dry and sunny. Over southern and eastern ranges rather cloudy with some scattered light showers. At Over highest peaks winds strong to gale and temperatures plus 3 Celsius lifting plus 6 Celsius.

Mon 01 May 2017

Cloudy with increasing risk of periods of rain spreading from the south. Over highest peaks winds strong to gale and temperatures plus 3 Celsius lifting plus 6 Celsius. Brisk southeast winds.

Issued at: 0403 on Thu 27 Apr 2017