Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines Forecast

The entire Yorkshire Dales National Park and North Pennines AONB, including the Three Peaks and Cross Fell, also south to Forest of Bowland and Ilkley Moor.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 16th July 2019
Forecast last updated on Monday 15th July 2019 at 2:47pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Many places often dry, but there will be a few bursts of rain around, these concentrated toward E/NE Scotland in the afternoon/evening, chance of a rumble of thunder. Cloud often above many hills. Wind fairly light. Feeling warm and quite humid again.

Headline for Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines

Isolated showers. Cloud mostly above tops. Wind fairly light.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southwesterly 10 to 15mph, occasionally 20mph higher Pennines.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Chance a local afternoon shower

Largely dry. A chance of brief bursts of rain forming by early afternoon onward, tending to clear away further into northeast England later afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little if any

Risk patches higher fells after dawn, otherwise the hills generally clear. Fragments may reform around isolated showers.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Air clarity (below cloud)

Patches of sun, then more widespread sun may develop from west through afternoon. Visibility generally very good; distant slight haze.

How Cold? (at 700m)

12 rising to 14C.

And in the valleys

Starting around 12C, reaching 20 to 23C in the afternoon, quite humid.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 17th July 2019

Pressure will be fairly low, and a southwesterly airflow will prevail later this week and into the weekend. Rain frequent, with some heavy falls at times, with local variations - likely concentrated on Wales/northern England on Friday into Saturday. Cloud often covering hills, although there will be breaks. Wind typically fairly light, but strengthening intermittently. Some days feeling warm and humid, but overall temperatures close to average.

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