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 17th October 2018
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 3:09pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

A few showers, of snow higher tops, and bursts of sunshine Sottish Highlands. Windy northern Scotland. Further south, banks of low cloud and here and there a little rain will be slow to clear behind a weak cold front.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Little wind. Cloud shrouding summits Yorkshire Dales.

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly 10 to in morning 15mph or on highest tops 20mph Yorkshire Dales.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly negligible

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Isolated drizzly rain

Substantially or completely dry. However, risk of a little drizzle western dales in Yorkshire late afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive mainly morning higher tops.

South of Skipton: Cloud extensive higher tops after dawn. Will lift above 600m by late morning, possibly lowering to 350m north from Saddleworth into the afternoon. Yorkshire Dales NP: Cloud persistent most or all day above 600 or 700m, but at times lowering to 400m western dales.

Chance of cloud free summits?

30% western dales in Peak District to 80% elsewhere

Air clarity (below cloud)

Patches of sunshine, most widely eastern dales Yorkshire and Peak District. Risk fog some valleys after dawn, but frequently very good or excellent visibility on the hills.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

13 to 15C

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 18th October 2018

England, Wales and S Scotland: substantially dry for a week or more, and particularly across Wales, the wind rarely strong. Scottish Highlands: fronts will continue to bring rain from time to time, although very little will reach eastern mountains. Risk that the rain will be incessant for periods NW Highlands. From the weekend, long bouts of upland gales.

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