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REPORTS: Temporary TRAFFIC LIGHTS on the A6 Fairfield Road today, near the Queens Road junction - long delays out, and especially into Buxton!! - This seems likely to last through Sunday AND Monday 19th & 20th May - Severn Tent Water doing the work.
Temporary Traffic lights on Bench Road Fairfield, by Fairfield Builders supplies - these will last until Wednesday May 22nd

ROADWORKS: The "Top Road" from Chelmorton, over the tops, past Flagg - to Sheldon/ Ashford/ Bakewell is closed at Cross Lane/Flagg Lane near Flagg for electricity works, until 14th June - there is a diversion through Flagg in place (Thank you Bob Philips for this update)
AND Sheffield Road, out of Chapel-en-leFrith up towards Rushop Edge and the Hope Valley is closed until October 31st for major bridge repairs - diversions are in place

AND Heathfield Nook Road in Buxton, is to close for four weeks, near the Barson Grove junction from Monday May 13th
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Pollen Index..... LOW....... UV Index.......
-Sunday Evening and Night:
The very patchy daytime showers did appear over the Pennines, but apart from a few spots early afternoon, Buxton missed them!
A mainly dry evening and nighttime with some bright, and then clear periods to start - then once again, misty foggy damp conditions forming in places - light northerly winds - Minimum Air Temperature 8 C.
Monday:
Monday, mainly dry with bright periods - light northerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 16 C.
Monday Evening and Night:
A mainly dry evening and nighttime with bright, and then clear periods - light northerly winds - Minimum Air Temperature 8 C.
Tuesday:
Tuesday, mainly dry with bright and sunny periods - fairly light north westerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 16 C.
Tuesday Evening and Night:
A mainly dry evening and nighttime with bright, and then clear periods - light northerly winds - Minimum Air Temperature 7 C.
Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:
Wednesday, mainly dry with bright periods - light north westerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 17 C. Thursday, mainly dry with bright periods - fairly light south westerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 17 C. Friday, showers and bright periods - fairly light north westerly winds - Maximum Air Temperature 16 C.----------
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-UK, Met Office - Longer Range Forecast, for the entire UK   Met Office.:
----Friday 24 May - Sunday 2 Jun
Friday is likely to be a showery day with variable but often large amounts of cloud. Any sunny spells may trigger heavy showers with a risk of thunder and showers may merge to give longer spells of rain across the north and the far south. Temperatures should be near to normal. This changeable weather is expected to continue into the Bank Holiday weekend with strong winds and spells of rain likely, at first, before clearing to a mixture of sunshine and showers. Showers may become heavy and thundery across southern areas with temperatures generally near to or slightly below average. The rest of the period remains rather uncertain, although the weather is expected to become largely settled interrupted by spells of changeable weather.
Sunday 2 Jun - Sunday 16 Jun
Confidence in the forecast is low for the first half of June, but the most likely scenario is for a slowly evolving weather pattern to become established, with Atlantic weather systems struggling to make eastwards progress across the UK. Overall, settled weather is most likely across northern parts of the UK, but these settled spells will extend to all areas at times. These periods of drier and settled weather will occasionally be punctuated by cooler, showery spells as Atlantic weather systems arrive from the west, albeit temporarily. Temperatures are likely to trend mostly close to normal as we move through June.--
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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:
5:18 on 20/5/19

 

Outside, Shade Temperature

8.4

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Point  7.3C
Humidity  93%
Barometer (corrected to sea level)  1012mB
Rate 0.06mB/hr
 Wind Figures:
Wind Speed  4mph
Wind Direction  NNW
Wind Chill  (How the temperature actually "feels")  7.7 C
Wind Currently Gusting  To  13mph
Peak Wind Gust Today  18mph at 0:00
 Rainfall Figures:
Rainfall Today (Since Midnight)  0.0 mm 
Rainfall in the last hour  0.0 mm 
Total Rainfall in May  24.8 mm 
Total Rainfall in April 88 . 4 mm (3.48 inches)
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 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 Saturday  (Sunrise to Sunset) (Updated after Sunset) 0 . 08 Hours
Sun Hours in May  96 . 23 Hours
Sun Hours in April 170 . 48 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 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 April 7 . 47 C
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 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  9.3C at 0:00
Low Temperature  8.3C at 5:16
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 5:00
Sunset 21:07

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 22:59                                                
Moonset 6:19                                   

 

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