Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Forecast last updated on Tuesday 1st September 2015 at 3:51pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Cool, quite strong, northerly winds will bring higher wind chill levels than normal for early September. Still the risk of some showers from often rather cloudy skies, but these will be fewer and lighter than on recent days, though risk that these may still be a bit more widespread England and Wales. Excellent visibilities away from any showers.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Cool northerly winds; risk of some showery rain.

How windy? (On the summits)

Northerly 20 to 25mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly fairly small.

How Wet?

Risk showery rain.

Risk of rain on and off for a few hours. Probably just isolated, if any brief showers by end of day.

Cloud on the hills?

All clearing

Cloud covering higher areas at times in showery rain. Will clear all summits from north later.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Rare pockets of sun only. Excellent or superb visibility later in day.

Temperature (at 600m)

7 to 9C

And in the valleys

13 to 15C afternoon, highest eastern dales.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 3rd September 2015

Almost completely dry over the next week or more as high pressure, centred just west of Britain, edges closer and perhaps covers much of UK by early next week. Often cool and rather cloudy. On Thursday and at times through until the weekend, temperatures on highest tops Scottish Highlands close to freezing point. Ground frost possible sheltered areas, mainly valleys at night. Hint of warmer weather next week.

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