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-TRAFFIC: - "New Bridge" on the A625 road, near to Calver Crossroads - the road from there, up through Froggatt, to the "Wooden Pole", is closed for bridge repairs, until September 23rd - diversions are in place (Thank you Roger Hart for this information)
AND: The A5012 Via Gellia Road is closed, from Wednesday September 6th until Monday October 23rd - the closure is actually at the Cromford end, and the road is closed from the Grangemill crossroads, on the Via Gellia, down into Cromford - effectively this means no through route from the A515 at Newhaven, down to the A6 at Cromford.

AND MORE TRAFFIC:
The National Trust have announced that the Winnats Pass, near Castleton, will be closed, to allow The "Waterlicht (Waterlight) Festival 2017" to take place.  The Winnats Pass will be closed on Wednesday 20th September, 19:00hrs – 02:00hrs - and then on Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd September, 19:00hrs – 23:00hrs each night. Thank you James Petts for this information - and for this link (Click Here) to read about the event - Sounds Exciting!


-Friday:
Friday, a chilly start - then mainly dry, with some good sunny periods through the morning. Light winds to start, but more lively later - these from a fairly warm, southerly direction. Thickening cloud through the afternoon is likely to produce a scattered shower or two. Maximum Temperature 16 C.
Friday Evening and Night:
There are likely to be some scattered showers at times for the evening - these becoming gradually more isolated for nightime. Some mist and fog patches forming late in the night. A mild night with winds easing later. Minimum Temperature 10 C.
Saturday:
Saturday, early mist and fog may be slow to clear - other than damp conditions early on, a dry day gradually develops, with some brightness later. Lively southerly winds. Maximum Temperature 16 C.
Saturday Evening and Night:
A mainly dry, but cloudy, evening and night, with winds easing. Minimum Temperature 9 C.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Sunday, mainly dry and a touch warmer - with some bright spells. Monday, fairly mild, light winds - some isolated showers possible. Tuesday, fairly mild, light winds - some isolated showers possible. -

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-UK, Met Office - Longer Range Forecast, for the entire UK   Met Office.:
-UK Outlook for Tuesday 26 Sep 2017 to Thursday 5 Oct 2017:
As we head through the end of September, there will be a west/east split in the weather. The west is likely to be cloudier with outbreaks of rain, perhaps heavy at times. In contrast, the east will be drier and brighter, but with generally light winds for all parts, there could be some chilly nights with mist and fog forming under any clearer skies. Towards the start of October, this split will continue but it is likely to turn windier and increasingly unsettled in the west, with a risk of gales or severe gales, particularly in the northwest. These unsettled conditions will erratically spread eastwards, but some central and eastern areas may perhaps stay dry throughout. Temperatures will generally be above normal, perhaps warm across central and eastern areas.
UK Outlook for Friday 6 Oct 2017 to Friday 20 Oct 2017:
More unsettled weather will perhaps be more widely established by the end of the first week in October, most especially in the north and west. This will bring an increased likelihood of stronger winds and heavier rain across many areas. By mid October, confidence in the forecast reduces, however it may remain generally unsettled with occasional drier and brighter spells. On the whole, temperatures will be close to or slightly warmer than normal, but in any settled spells there could be chilly nights, with an increased risk of mist, fog and frost, especially in the north.-

 

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Conditions At:
12:25 on 22/9/17

 

Outside, Shade Temperature

13.3

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Point  8.8C
Humidity  74%
Barometer (corrected to sea level)  1019mB
Rate -0.38mB/hr
 Wind Figures:
Wind Speed  5mph
Wind Direction  WSW
Wind Chill  (How the temperature actually "feels")  13.0 C
Wind Currently Gusting  To  17mph
Peak Wind Gust Today  22mph at 11:01
 Rainfall Figures:
Rainfall Today (Since Midnight)  0.0 mm 
Rainfall in the last hour  0.0 mm 
Total Rainfall in September  112.8 mm 
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 January 84 . 5 mm (3.33 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 September '16 70.2 mm (2.76 inches)
Total Rainfall in August '16 110.8 mm (4.36 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 Wednesday (Sunrise to Sunset) (Updated after Sunset)  3 . 02 Hours
Sun Hours in September  60 . 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 October  87 . 41 Hours
Sun Hours in September 126 . 46 Hours
Sun Hours in August 147 . 16 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 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 January 3 . 21 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 July 14. 83 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  13.4C at 12:23
Low Temperature  5.3C at 6:54
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 6:55
Sunset 19:08

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Moonrise 9:11                                                
Moonset 20:22                                   

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