Monthly Archives: March 2014

Wed 26th Mar 8:45 p.m. – Warming up a bit this weekend

A bit of a raw breeze across the Peak District today and a few sleet, snow and hail showers. Nothing to get too excited about, though. The next couple of days will see the rather cold, raw easterly winds continuing. … Continue reading

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Tue 25th Mar 7:45 p.m. – An unpleasant week

Today has been pretty grotty across the Peak District with pretty well non-stop rain. It often wasn’t very heavy but with extensive grey low cloud it hasn’t been a very inspiring day. Very much on the cold side too, with … Continue reading

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Mon 24th Mar 10:15 p.m. – A raw week ahead of us

After a gorgeous sunny day today we look set for an unsettled rather cold week with a raw easterly wind setting in. Up till now easterly winds have been absent this winter but now that “spring” is here we’re in … Continue reading

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Tue 11th Mar 6:15 p.m. – Another fine day

It’s been another fine day across the Peak District after some early fog and low cloud. 8.5 hours of sunshine in Tideswell today making the total 28.0 hours for the past 3 days. Not at all bad for the first … Continue reading

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Sun 9th Mar 10:15 p.m. – What a splendid day today

Summer arrived in the Peak District today with almost unbroken sunshine from sunrise till sunset. In Tideswell the maximum temperature was 16.6 deg. That’s about 8 deg above the March average and it was the warmest day since 7th October … Continue reading

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Sun 9th Mar 7:15 a.m. – A fine day

It’s a gorgeous clear sunny morning across the Peak District. With the temperature expected to get into the low teens it’ll be a perfect day for a walk. It’s still a bit muddy underfoot in places but much better than … Continue reading

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Sat 8th Mar 9:15 a.m. – Spring is on the way!

It’s a grey raw start to the weekend across the Peak District. The temperature in Tideswell is currently 6 deg and there’s a stiff southerly wind blowing. It’ll stay mostly cloudy through today but it will brighten up and we’ll … Continue reading

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Tue 4th Mar 10:00 a.m. – Spring really is on the way!

Not a very inspiring start to the day across the Peak District. After an early frost there’s been some slight rain for the past hour or so. Nevertheless, it will dry up and brighten a bit later in the morning. … Continue reading

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Sun 2nd Mar 7:00 p.m. – A filthy evening!

It’s very wet across the Peak District at the moment with persistent moderate to heavy rain. The rain band is moving east and the back edge of it currently lies from about Chester to Cardiff. We’ve got a couple more … Continue reading

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Sun 2nd Mar 9:15 a.m. – Spring on the way?

It’s a damp, murky morning across the Peak District after a wet night. The hills above about 400m are shrouded in cloud. We’ll see a gradual improvement through the morning and it’s likely to become dry for a while in … Continue reading

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