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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 27 May 2017

High risk

Thunderstorms with hail in showery rain during the morning and again for the afternoon showers.

Medium risk

Risk over more exposed ridges and summits
Strong sunlight
Hot sunshine between sunshine for the afternoon leading to a risk of sunburn.

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Small risk through to mid-evening, particularly for southwestern aspects

No risk

Heavy snow
Storm force winds
Severe chill effect
Heavy persistent rain

Sat 27 May 2017

Dry with clear spells through the early hours of the morning. Higher cloud building from the southwest from dawn with a band of showery rain pushing north across the area for a time mid to late morning, with some heavy, perhaps thundery outbreaks possible. This clearing early afternoon as sunshine and showers feed from the south, again some outbreaks will be heavy with the risk of thunder and hail continuing. Showers dying away from the south for the early evening, with clear spells appearing late evening.

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Good becoming moderate or poor in rain or showers.

Hill Fog

Bases mostly above the summits through to mid-morning, becoming broken and lowering 500-750m in rain mid to late morning and the afternoon showers, before lifting and breaking from the south during the evening.

Max wind above 400m

South or southeast 30-40mph with gusts reaching 55mph over most exposed ridges and summits, veering south to southwest later afternoon, then West to southwest during the evening.


Plus 12 Celsius lifting to an afternoon high of between plus 22 Celsius for a time.
Plus 15 lowering plus 10 Celsius later
Freezing level:
Above all summits

Recent Rainfall

375 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Fri 26 May 2017
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
0.0 mm

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Sun 28 May 2017

Most enjoying a dry day with good bright or sunny spells, however temperatures will be significantly down from the past few days. Cloud building from the south during the evening to bring a chance of sharp showers towards midnight.


Over the highest summits becoming very good or excellent above the inversion, but below the inversion mostly moderate occasionally poor in haze, then locally poor in any heavy showers late evening as the inversion breaks down.

Hill Fog

Occasional broken down to 600-900m during the early hours of Sunday morning and again late evening, mainly across western aspects, otherwise well broken and mainly above the summits.

Max wind above 400m

West or southwest 30-40mph with gusts 55mph over most exposed ridges and summits, soon easing becoming Variable 15mph or less from mid-afternoon.


Plus 10 rising to plus 18 Celsius for a time
Around plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above all summits.

Mon 29 May 2017

Best of the conditions across western Dales and during the morning. Turning increasingly cloudy with occasional showers, these more likely across eastern summits such as Penhill and Great Whernside. Winds turning to a moderate southeasterly.

Tue 30 May 2017

Cloudy with showers or longer periods of rain during the morning, breaking to sunshine and showers from mid-day. Winds southeasterly at first, turning to a fresh to strong southwesterly over the summits by afternoon.

Wed 31 May 2017

Mainly dry with best of the brighter spells during the morning. Winds easing for a time, then backing to the south and freshening later.

Issued at: 1659 on Fri 26 May 2017