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REPORTS:
ROADWORKS:   ROAD CLOSURE: From Monday 29th April 2019 to 31st October 2019, Sheffield Road (The Road out towards Rushop Edge and the Hope Valley) in Chapel-en-le-frith is to be closed, to allow work on a culvert under the road (Black Brook) - the closure is from from the B5470 Market St in Chapel-en-le-Frith, to the junction with Frith Knoll Rd. (This is the turning into the small Industrial Estate - Natural Stone Surfaces are there) - Diversions will be in place.
AND .........  Old Coal Pit Lane UPDATE ON THIS!! - You can turn into Coalpit Lane from the A515 near the bookshop - IF you just want the top road through the Ditch and past Flagg to Bakewell, you can travel that way - there are slow changing traffic lights on the Ditch though (thank you Bob Philips for this update ) - The road to the A6 Topley Pike is closed (and the TransPeak bus is going down the A6 rather than the A515)  - the A5270, which runs from the A515, near the bookshop at Brierlow Bar, to the A6 Topley Pike is closed for 2 weeks, from Monday 15th April to Tuesday 30th April to allow sewer installation works to take place, just past the "Ditch" turning for Chelmorton, from the Buxton direction
Photographs - delighted to receive your photographs (please send to Michael - email mh@22mh.com) and display on this site - anything about this lovely area we live in - which will be of interest to viewers of buxtonweather.co.uk - I will always credit the sender - (and I may take the liberty of adding some local information, and local history!). Photos relating to our weather, local events, our wonderful Peak District scenery, local animals and birds, love of the great outdoors - or what have you!! Please click on a photo to see the full size versions of all the photos - then just click the link to come back to here:
AND I have had requests to see photos which have been removed - so from April 1st I have started an archive of previously shown photographs CLICK HERE to see those

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Pollen Index..... MEDIUM ........UV Index..... LOW
Thursday:
Thursday, much cooler, with showers at times through the day - there will be dry and bright periods too - brisk southerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 11 C.
Thursday Evening and Night:
Showers continuing through early evening - clearing later, to a mainly dry late evening and night – moderate southerly winds - a cool evening - Minimum Air Temperature 4 C.
Friday:
Friday, cool, after a mainly dry and bright morning, showers arriving for the afternoon, amongst some bright periods - moderate south westerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 12 C.
Friday Evening and Night:
Showers continuing through the evening and night – brisk south westerly winds - a cool evening - Minimum Air Temperature 4 C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
Saturday, cooler, with showers and some, limited bright periods - brisk north westerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 8 C. Sunday, cool, mainly dry with bright periods - lighter westerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 12 C. Monday, showers with some, more limited drier and brighter periods - moderate southerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 13 C.
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-UK, Met Office - Longer Range Forecast, for the entire UK   Met Office.:
----Monday 29 Apr - Wednesday 8 May
Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain on Monday, although a dry start for southeastern parts of the UK, perhaps. Rain and cloud will slowly clear to scattered showers and some sunny spells from the west for the afternoon. For the end of April changeable weather is likely to dominate, with a chance of showers or longer spells of rain and some periods of stronger winds, especially in the west and southwest. These will be interspersed with drier but probably short-lived sunny spells. Temperatures will most likely be near normal in the west, and slightly warmer than the seasonal average in the south and southeast. There is a chance of a shift towards drier warmer weather by the bank holiday weekend but this is far from certain.
Wednesday 8 May - Wednesday 22 May
For the middle of May, a trend back to some wet and windy weather is possible. However, there are indications of a return towards more settled weather as the month progresses. A good deal of fine and dry weather is possible, with temperatures perhaps above the seasonal average. The highest temperatures are most likely in the south and southeast.--
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Please note that this image will be tilted down and left, to show more of the road conditions, in snowy periods

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Temperature Converter.
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See an almost live (updated every 30 seconds) image over Buxton Rooftops looking North towards Brown Edge - Height 340 Mts.

 

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

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Conditions At:
12:48 on 25/4/19

 

Outside, Shade Temperature

8.7

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Point  7.1C
Humidity  90%
Barometer (corrected to sea level)  997mB
Rate 0.23mB/hr
 Wind Figures:
Wind Speed  5mph
Wind Direction  SSW
Wind Chill  (How the temperature actually "feels")  7.5 C
Wind Currently Gusting  To  9mph
Peak Wind Gust Today  21mph at 11:24
 Rainfall Figures:
Rainfall Today (Since Midnight)  2.2 mm 
Rainfall in the last hour  0.4 mm 
Total Rainfall in April  23.2 mm 
Total Rainfall in March 187 . 6 mm (7.35 inches)
Total Rainfall in February 61 . 2 mm (2.41 inches)
Total Rainfall in January 88 . 6 mm (3.49 inches) (inc snow melt)
Total Rainfall in December 2018 139 . 6 mm (5.50 inches)
Total Rainfall in November 2018 89 . 6 mm (3.53 inches)
Total Rainfall in October 2018 74 . 2 mm (2.92 inches)
Total Rainfall in September 2018 134 . 2 mm (5.28 inches)
Total Rainfall in August 2018 53 . 4 mm (2.10 inches)
Total Rainfall in July 2018 42 . 0 mm (1.65 inches)
Total Rainfall in June 2018 11 . 2 mm (0.44 inches)
Total Rainfall in May 2018 33 . 8 mm (1.33 inches)
Total Rainfall in April 2018 88 . 2 mm (3.47 inches)
Total Rainfall in March 2018 146 . 6 mm (5.78 inches) (inc snow melt)
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  1245.60 mm (49.04 inches)
Total Rainfall in 2013  1041.00 mm (40.98 inches)
Sunshine Figures: 
Sunshine hours on Wednesday  (Sunrise to Sunset) (Updated after Sunset)  2 . 54 Hours
Sun Hours in April  149 . 90 Hours
Sun Hours in March  105 . 12 Hours
Sun Hours in February  106 . 16 Hours
Sun Hours in January 29 . 25 Hours
Sun Hours in December 2018 25 . 11 Hours
Sun Hours in November 2018  39 . 27 Hours
Sun Hours in October 2018  93 . 82 Hours
Sun Hours in September 2018 129 . 28 Hours
Sun Hours in August 2018 129 . 43 Hours
Sun Hours in July 2018 258 . 96 Hours
Sun Hours in June 2018 258 . 73 Hours
Sun Hours in May2018 255 . 54 Hours
Sun Hours in April 2018 87 . 20 Hours
Sun Hours in March 2018 55 . 93 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  1226 . 69  Hours
Sun Hours in 2013 1242 . 01  Hours
Monthly Average Temperatures:
Average Temp in March 5 . 97 C
Average Temp in February 5 . 57 C
Average Temp in January 2 . 53 C
Average Temp in December 2018 5. 38 C
Average Temp in November 2018 6. 28 C
Average Temp in October 2018 8 . 69 C
Average Temp in September 2018 11 . 85 C
Average Temp in August 2018 14 . 83 C
Average Temp in July 2018 17 . 61 C
Average Temp in June 2018 15 . 12 C
Average Temp in May 2018 12 . 45 C
Average Temp in April 2018 7 . 44 C
Average Temp in March 2018 2 . 53 C
Average Temp in February 2018 1 . 04 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  9. 24 C
Average Temp in 2013  7. 95 C
Today's Temperature Extremes:
High Temperature  11.3C at 11:29
Low Temperature  5.3C at 2:14
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 (Midnight to Midnight)  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. 36 Hours on 27th June 2018
(Previous highest was
 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 5:45
Sunset 20:24

Moon Phase Indicator Below - Click on the icon for an explanation, and details of the moon's phases, and a calculator of the moon's phase on any day in history - or in the future!

Moonrise 2:08                                                
Moonset 10:00                                   

 

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