Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

The Peak district and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the area immediately between them.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 24th May 2018
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at 2:23pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Scotland: Little wind, almost unbroken sunshine and warm. Extensively dry N England, but areas of high level cloud and blustery. Low cloud mainly Pennines will clear. Showery rain Wales with risk thunder. Cloud will sometimes shroud the summits.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Fairly light wind; occasional sunshine.

How windy? (On the summits)

Easterly 20 to 25mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small.

How Wet?

Rain very unlikely

Small chance of a shower affecting the Peak District.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive morning before lifting above most or all summits

Fog will shroud the hills after dawn, sometimes below 350m eastern hills and 500m western dales. The cloud will break and base will lift, by midday cloud rare below 600m, and into the afternoon, only highest tops N Yorkshire could remain shrouded.

Chance of cloud free summits?

20% rising to 80%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patches of sunshine developing, although the sun often weak due to thin high level cloud. Good visibility, but general haze.

Temperature (at 600m)

10 rising to 11 to 15C, warmest western hills.

And in the valleys

Reaching 18 to 22C by the middle of the day, warmest western valleys.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 25th May 2018

Little change in the present pattern is likely over the coming week - little or no rain and frequently sunny with light wind across Scotland. Further south also some fine warm weather but interludes of cloudy, sometime thundery weather are likely. Although signals are weak, there may not be much change into early June. Much terrain will be very dry ('tinder dry') underfoot, particularly in Scotland. However, on some higher routes there remain significant patches of snow.

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