Current Local Weather Conditions in Buxton, Derbyshire, UK - Updated Every 5 minutes 
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xx.... Weather Forecast for Buxton & The Peak District:  ...

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.."A537 Cat & Fiddle Road - This is on the stretch NOT through the Stanley Arms shortcut - this is after the Peak Tea Rooms heading to Macclesfield, on the main A537 ...... Drove back to macc last night and significant raised bumps in the middle of Rd. Bumps on double whites, which were raised 'like tarmacked mole hills'.  Big enough to do a lot of damage!  Noticed the bumps circled in paint so hopefully council fixing soon, howeverr use caution on this stretch, until fixed!" Thank you to H at on August 6th
AND...."The railway bridge on Dale Road, at the bottom of Peveril Road, has more work taking place, and Dale Road is to be closed from 21.00 to 05.30 nighttime, Thursday to Monday until 15th August" Thank you Badger Nadgers for this update
AND "Work is taking place on the A623 at Stoney Middleton to reduce the threat of rocks falling onto the main road - one way traffic controlled by temporary lights - long delays at busy times"- Thank you Roger Hart and Gerry Walliss for this update on Saturday 30th July,
AND  Roadworks on the A619 in Baslow are causing long delays in both directions, especially at busy times.
AND: "A625, Longshaw to Calver closed, but access to Grouse Inn going down, but not to Chequers Inn. Access to Chequers if travelling up, but not to Grouse Inn. Access to Froggatt and Curbar villages ok. Planned closure is to July 29th.
Traffic lights on new bridge due to damage to bridge."
The A5004 Long Hill Remains Closed until September - you can access Fernilee and the Shady Oak Pub via Whaley Bridge and Elnor Lane...
...............Good Evening ........Hot, Hot, Hot! - amazing run of high temperatures look set to run on at least another day - This week - Wednesday Max 28.7C, Thursday Max 31.3C, Friday Max 31.0C Today Saturday Max 30.4C !! ... Weather Forecast from
Saturday Evening and Night: a dry evening and nighttime with bright and then long clear periods - a very warm night - moderate easterly winds - Minimum temperature 17C.
Sunday: very hot!! and dry with long sunny periods - fairly light easterly winds - Maximum Air Temperature possible 32C.
Sunday Evening and Night: a dry evening and nighttime with bright and then long clear periods - a very warm night - light easterly winds - Minimum temperature 18C.
Monday: a warm day - dry with sunny periods to start - showers arriving later - the showers are likely to turn heavy and thundery - light winds - Maximum Air Temperature 25C.
Monday Evening and Night: Showers, some heavy and thundery through the evening - showers continuing in nighttime - a mild night - light winds - Minimum temperature 15C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Tuesday: a cooler day with bright periods and showers - some showers are likely to be heavy and thundery - fairly light north easterly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 20C. Wednesday: a cooler and more cloudy day, with patchy showers and some more limited bright periods - moderate north easterly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 18C. Thursday: a mainly dry day, with some limited bright periods - light winds - Maximum Air Temperature 19C. .......
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AND I have had requests to see photos which have been removed - so from April 1st 2019, I have started an archive of many of the previously shown photographs
CLICK HERE to see those.

I have put the bird feeder camera back online - you likely have lots of birds of your own - but if you want to watch birds at a feeder, in a tree in our garden, CLICK HERE!

-Things to do in BUXTON - "Explore Buxton" Click Here !! -                    -Or Our Local Paper - Buxton Advertiser - Click Here!! .......-
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Met Office - Longer Range Forecast, for the entire UK   Met Office.:
..........Thursday 18 Aug - Saturday 27 Aug
The start of the period will be generally settled for most, although some heavy showers remain possible in the southeast on Thursday. Drier conditions with spells of sunshine are expected elsewhere. Cloud and rain will start moving into western areas on Friday. A keen breeze may develop across the north and northwest towards the end of the week. Periods of rain will alternate with drier and clearer weather over the weekend and into the start of next week. Any prolonged rain is expected to occur across the northern parts. Temperatures likely near normal at first, but becoming rather warm again further into the period, especially in the south. Unsettled conditions will dominate in most areas towards the end of the period.
Sunday 28 Aug - Sunday 11 Sep
The conditions are likely to become generally more settled towards the end of August. Moving into the start of September, the north and west may see periods of rain which could occasionally spread further south and east. Some brighter and more settled periods are also expected, especially across the southern and eastern parts. Temperatures are likely to trend above average with the chance of occasional very warm spells.   .........................

As well as my own weather station in Harpur Hill in Buxton, at I am proud to be a member of the Team of Volunteers, manning the Met Office Climatological Station, on the Slopes, near the Crescent in Buxton - would you like to know more about that weather station? - what it does - and its incredible 150+ years history? - If so please CLICK HERE ----------------

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Weather Links

  See an almost live (updated every 30 seconds) image over Buxton Rooftops looking North towards Brown Edge - Height 340 Mts.
Please note that this image will be tilted down and left, to show more of the road conditions, in snowy periods

  Press here for a Live Video Webcam, on the A537 Cat & Fiddle Road

Press here for a Live Video Webcam, on the A515 Ashbourne Road

Temperature Converter.


Click on the icon below to see the latest RAIN ALARM - Radar picture (This link does not work for Smartphone's - only laptops and desktops)

A LIVE WEBCAM on the A53 Leek Road, at the famous Winking Man Pub   CLICK HERE!

Like to see the weather at The Cat & Fiddle Pub (On the A537 Macclesfield  Road) Height 518 Mts - CLICK HERE!

DCC Camera just near The Cat & Fiddle Pub (On the A537 Macclesfield  Road) Height 518 Mts - CLICK HERE!

DCC Camera A515 Ashbourne Road near Hurdlow - CLICK HERE!

DCC Camera A623 at Tideswell Crossroads - CLICK HERE

Like to see the weather at Flash Bar Stores Quarnford, near The Travellers Rest Pub, (On the A53 Leek Road) Height 469 Mts- CLICK HERE:!

Click below to a webcam at the HSL site, above Harpur Hill, Buxton - Location SK055705 - Height 390 Mts (Updated every 30 minutes) - CLICK HERE:!

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Conditions At:
5:16 on 14/8/22


Outside, Shade Temperature











Dew Point  11.9C
Humidity  84%
Barometer (corrected to sea level)  1010mB
Rate -0.69mB/hr
 Wind Figures:
Wind Speed  0mph
Wind Direction  S
Wind Chill  (How the temperature actually "feels")  14.6 C
Wind Currently Gusting  To  0mph
Peak Wind Gust Today  4mph at 1:23
 Rainfall Figures:
Rainfall Today (Since Midnight)  0.0 mm 
Rainfall in the last hour  0.0 mm 
Total Rainfall in August  26.2 mm 
Total Rainfall in July 62.8 mm (2.47 inches)
Total Rainfall in June 54.4 mm (2.15 inches)
Total Rainfall in May 77.4 mm (3.05 inches)
Total Rainfall in April  71.6 mm (2.82 inches)
Total Rainfall in March  45.0 mm (1.77 inches)
Total Rainfall in February  304.8 mm (12.00 inches)
Total Rainfall in January  71.6 mm (2.82 inches)
Total Rainfall in December  239.6mm (9.43 inches)
Total Rainfall in November  115.2 mm (4.54 inches)
Total Rainfall in October 153.4.2 mm (6.00 inches)
Total Rainfall in September 114.4 mm (4.50 inches)
Total Rainfall in August 87.4 mm (3.44 inches)
Total Rainfall in July  98.6 mm (3.88 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2021 1612.2 mm (63.48 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2020 1531.86 mm (60.31 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2019 1424.2 mm (56.07 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2018 1038.8 mm (40.90 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2017 1250.4 mm (49.23 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2016 1055.2 mm (41.54 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2015  1191.20 mm (46.90 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2014 (For earlier figures see the link top left)  1245.60 mm (49.04 inches)
Sunshine Figures: 
Sunshine hours on Friday  (Sunrise to Sunset) (Updated after Sunset)  12 . 45 Hours
Sun Hours in August  117 . 16 Hours
Sun Hours in July 165 . 25 Hours
Sun Hours in June  190 . 93 Hours
Sun Hours in May 122 . 77 Hours
Sun Hours in April 155 . 87 Hours
Sun Hours in March 165 . 64 Hours
Sun Hours in February  43 . 77 Hours
Sun Hours in January 58 . 22 Hours
Sun Hours in December  20 . 16 Hours
Sun Hours in November 40 . 02 Hours
Sun Hours in October 77 . 67 Hours
Sun Hours in September 122 . 24 Hours
Sun Hours in August 103 . 38 Hours
Sun Hours in July 177 . 15 Hours
Sun Hours in 2021 1242.25 Hours
Sun Hours in 2020 1330.53 Hours
Sun Hours in 2019 1316.47 Hours
Sun Hours in 2018 1431.27 Hours
Sun Hours in 2017 1096 . 00 Hours
Sun Hours in 2016 1219 . 59 Hours
Sun Hours in 2015 1239 . 88  Hours
Sun Hours in 2014(For earlier figures see the link top left)  1226 . 69  Hours
Monthly Average Temperatures:
Average Temp in July 16 . 59C
Average Temp in June 13 . 87C
Average Temp in May 11 . 37C
Average Temp in April 7 . 68C
Average Temp in March 6 . 32C
Average Temp in February 4 . 98C
Average Temp in January 4 . 08C
Average Temp in December 4 . 80C
Average Temp in November 6 . 39 C
Average Temp in October 10 . 39 C
Average Temp in September 14 . 39 C
Average Temp in August 14 . 41 C
Average Temp in July 16 . 82 C
Average Temp in June 14 . 66 C
Average Temp in 2021  8. 66 C
Average Temp in 2020  8. 93 C
Average Temp in 2019  8. 65 C
Average Temp in 2018  8. 87 C
Average Temp in 2017  9. 60 C
Average Temp in 2016  8. 95 C
Average Temp in 2015  8. 54 C
Average Temp in 2014 (For earlier figures see the link top left)  9. 24 C
Today's Temperature Extremes:
High Temperature  18.7C at 0:00
Low Temperature  14.6C at 5:15
Other Extremes (Since March 2003) 
Highest Shade  Temperature  36.3C at 15.02 on 19th July 2022
(Previous highest was
34.3C at 17.13 on 18th July 2022  - 31.90C  on 25th July 2019 and 30.7C at 15.51 on 9th August  2003)
Low Temperature  -11.0C at 07:35 on 20th December 2010
Highest Daily Rainfall (Midnight to Midnight)  77 mm (3.03 inches) on 10th August 2004
Highest Monthly Rainfall   308 mm (12.13 inches) in February 2020
(Previous highest was 287mm (11.30 inches)in August 2004)
Highest Daily Sunshine Hours   16. 36 Hours on 27th June 2018
(Previous highest was
 16.19 Hours on 16th June 2010) (and we had 16.25 hours on 23rd June 2022)
Highest Monthly Sunshine Hours   281. 87 Hours in  July 2006
Highest Wind Speed Gust   88.08 mph on 21st January 2012
Astronomical Data
Sunrise 5:48
Sunset 20:39

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Moonrise 22:00                                                
Moonset 8:37                                   

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