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-Weather Update:  - we still have a lot of frozen snow on the ground, Saturday morning.
All main routes (even high level routes like the A54, A53, A537 etc)  are now clear, and traffic is moving reasonably normally - this includes the A57 Snake Pass, which is now open again - although it is only "passable with care" as there are snowy and icy patches.  Many side roads are well covered in deep snow BEWARE!!  
The general state of minor and side roads and pavements, away from the Buxton Town Centre and Buxton Town Hall car park, is still very poor, with  frozen deep slush on roads, and ice on pavements.
Latest Road Reports:  "Snowing on the Cat & Fiddle A537 " Thank you John Martin @ 09.00

-Saturday:
Saturday, a cold, but bright, early start - there are likely to be some passing wintry showers at times - mainly through the morning . Misty damp conditions will develop later. Light winds but still feeling cold. Maximum Air Temperature 1 C.
Saturday Evening and Night:
Misty damp conditions developing, turning into freezing fog overnight. Light winds. Minimum Air Temperature -1 C.
Sunday:
Sunday, a cold, damp early start, with showers soon arriving. Showers will turn heavy and persistent during the day - but gradually through the day, it will turn a good deal warmer. A windy day. Maximum Air Temperature 7 C.
Sunday Evening and Night:
Showers should mainly clear through the evening, to leave a cloudy but mainly dry night. Minimum Air Temperature 2 C.
Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:
Monday, more mild than recently, mainly dry - scattered showers, and some misty damp conditions likely later. Tuesday more mild and cloudy - scattered showers. Wednesday, mild with showers.-

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-UK, Met Office - Longer Range Forecast, for the entire UK   Met Office.:
-UK Outlook for Tuesday 19 Dec 2017 to Thursday 28 Dec 2017:
In the run up to Christmas the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing by around the 21st Dec. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds, rain or showers, at times; as well as drier, brighter interludes. Across the south of the UK it will be drier and more settled, although probably rather cloudy. Any rain will only be a brief interruption and any breaks in the cloud cover will give foggy or frosty overnight conditions. Around Christmas Eve the north-south split should begin to break down with unsettled, often windy, conditions developing thereafter, with any snow most likely across the north of the UK.
UK Outlook for Friday 29 Dec 2017 to Friday 12 Jan 2018:
Through the last days of December it is likely to be unsettled and often windy across much of the UK. Temperatures will be near to or below average and snow is likely, at times, especially across northern parts of the country. Through the first half of January a gradual reduction in the frequency of Atlantic westerlies seems most likely, this will be coupled with an increase in the frequency of colder and drier periods, although confidence is low at this stage. Milder, wetter, and windier spells should become more short-lived during this period with the colder and drier spells of weather bringing an increased likelihood of overnight frost and fog, as well as some snow, wintry showers, and below-average temperatures.-

 

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Conditions At:
12:34 on 16/12/17

 

Outside, Shade Temperature

1.5

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Point  0.9C
Humidity  96%
Barometer (corrected to sea level)  1017mB
Rate -0.06mB/hr
 Wind Figures:
Wind Speed  5mph
Wind Direction  WNW
Wind Chill  (How the temperature actually "feels")  -0.9 C
Wind Currently Gusting  To  12mph
Peak Wind Gust Today  21mph at 4:36
 Rainfall Figures:
Rainfall Today (Since Midnight)  0.8 mm 
Rainfall in the last hour  0.4 mm 
Total Rainfall in December  59.8 mm 
Total Rainfall in November 104 . 8 mm (4.13 inches)
Total Rainfall in October 119 . 2 mm (4.69 inches)
Total Rainfall in September 143 . 4  mm (5.65 inches)
Total Rainfall in August 95 . 3  mm (3.75 inches)
Total Rainfall in July 91 . 8  mm (3.61 inches)
Total Rainfall in June 135 . 6  mm (5.34 inches)
Total Rainfall in May 53 . 6 mm (2.11 inches)
Total Rainfall in April 33 . 8 mm (1.33 inches)
Total Rainfall in March 136 . 0 mm (5.35 inches)
Total Rainfall in February 111 . 3 mm (4.38 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2016 1055.2 mm (41.54 inches)
Total Rainfall in December'16 42.4 mm (1.67inches)
Total Rainfall in November '16 93.6 mm (3.69inches)
Total Rainfall in October '16 54.8 mm (2.16 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2015  1191.20 mm (46.90 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2014  1245.60 mm (49.04 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2013  1041.00 mm (40.98 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2012  1591.60 mm (62.66 inches) 
Total Rainfall in 2011  1081.00 mm (42.56 inches)
Sunshine Figures: 
Sunshine hours on Thursday (Sunrise to Sunset) (Updated after Sunset)  1 . 62 Hours
Sun Hours in December  12 . 68 Hours
Sun Hours in November 49 . 63 Hours
Sun Hours in October 67 . 93 Hours
Sun Hours in September 83 . 92 Hours
Sun Hours in August 128 . 95 Hours
Sun Hours in July 131 . 31 Hours
Sun Hours in June 119 . 92 Hours
Sun Hours in May 183 . 29 Hours
Sun Hours in April 122 . 94 Hours
Sun Hours in March 114 . 47 Hours
Sun Hours in February 29 . 94 Hours
Sun Hours in January 33 . 67 Hours
Sun Hours in 2016 1219 . 59 Hours
Sun Hours in December  39 . 87 Hours
Sun Hours in November  46 . 18 Hours
Sun Hours in 2015 1239 . 88  Hours
Sun Hours in 2014  1226 . 69  Hours
Sun Hours in 2013 1242 . 01  Hours
Sun Hours in 2012 1080 . 47  Hours
Sun Hours in 2011 1237. 72  Hours
Monthly Average Temperatures:
Average Temp in November 5 . 46 C
Average Temp in October 10 . 61 C
Average Temp in September 11 . 54 C
Average Temp in August 13 . 82 C
Average Temp in July 14 . 61 C
Average Temp in June 14 . 32 C
Average Temp in May 11 . 71 C
Average Temp in April 7 . 44 C
Average Temp in March  6 . 86 C
Average Temp in February 4 . 45 C
Average Temp in 2016  8. 95 C
Average Temp in December  5 . 68 C
Average Temp in November 4 . 32 C
Average Temp in October  9. 12 C
Average Temp in September 14. 05 C
Average Temp in August 14. 77 C
Average Temp in 2015 8. 54 C
Average Temp in 2014  9. 24 C
Average Temp in 2013   7. 95 C
Average Temp in 2012  8. 02 C
Average Temp in 2011  8. 83 C
Today's Temperature Extremes:
High Temperature  1.5C at 12:30
Low Temperature  -1.4C at 6:44
Other Extremes (Since March 2003) 
Highest Shade  Temperature  30.7C at 15.51 on 9th August  2003
Low Temperature  -11.0C at 07:35 on 20th December 2010
Highest Daily Rainfall   77 mm (3.03 inches) on 10th August 2004
Highest Monthly Rainfall   287 mm (11.30 inches) in August 2004
Highest Daily Sunshine Hours   16. 19 Hours on 16th June 2010
Highest Monthly Sunshine Hours   281. 87 Hours in  July 2006
Highest Wind Speed Gust   88.08 mph on 21st January 2012
Astronomical Data
Sunrise 8:16
Sunset 15:49

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Moonrise 6:03                                                
Moonset 15:14                                   

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