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 Monday 20th January 2020
Forecast last updated on Sunday 19th January 2020 at 4:42pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

High pressure will bring another settled day across England and Wales with fairly sunny skies. However, some banks of valleys fog and across the Lakes banks of low cloud. Across Scotland, extensive low cloud in the west, but some tops poking above cloud. Windy, upland gales in the north.

Headline for Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines

Blustery across the hills. Banks of valley fog, higher slopes clear.

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly 15-25mph, perhaps 30mph for a time higher tops.

Effect of wind on you?

Will impede walking at times higher slopes.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

No precipitation expected

Cloud on the hills?

Valley fog banks, higher slopes clear.

Banks of valley fog and low cloud from dawn, may persist locally. However, most hills widely clear or poking above these fog banks.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Air clarity (below cloud)

Extensive sunshine away from fog banks. Visibility excellent or superb, but locally suppressed in valley fog.

How Cold? (at 700m)

4 to 7C, highest in afternoon.

And in the valleys

Frost extensive valleys morning. The temperature will rise to around 6C early afternoon.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 21st January 2020

High pressure will dominate through much of the week, bringing a much drier week, especially across England and Wales. A weakening front will move south on Tuesday bringing some drizzle, most extensive W Scotland, and more especially low cloud to many hills. Although some tops will poke above the cloud. Areas of low cloud from Wednesday onwards with further drizzle in the northwest. Again inversion conditions present with some tops above the cloud. Freezing level often above the tops with considerable snow loss overall. Although a temporary lowering of freezing level on Tuesday N Scotland. Blustery through week across the Highlands, occasional gales in north.

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