Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast
The Peak district and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the area immediately between them.
Forecast last updated on Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 3:00pm
How windy? (On the summits)
Westerly, after dawn up to 25mph Peak District. Otherwise, 10 to 15mph, slowly strengthening through daylight to 20 to 30mph - lightest Peak District, strongest higher tops Yorkshire Dales NP.
Effect of wind on you?
Risk showers Yorkshire Dales.
Overnight rain will be confined to Peak District by dawn, and will soon clear. Otherwise, most areas dry, but one or two lines of showers may affect areas north of M62.
Cloud on the hills?
Breaking up from north
Extensive cloud across the hills at dawn will be lifting and breaking from north. Peak District NP: Cloud will shroud higher areas most or all morning, breaking up from north into the afternoon. Further north; most or all summits cloud free by mid to late morning; although cloud may come and go highest tops north Yorkshire.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Soon 80 Yorkshire Dales NP, and 10% later rising to 90% Peak District
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine together with excellent visibility will slowly develop morning Yorkshire Dales NP and then progress southwards to the Peak District afternoon. rom northwest as cloud thins.
Temperature (at 600m)
11C at first; dropping to 7C from northwest.
And in the valleys
15C some eastern valleys; more widely 12 or 13C.
All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 25th October 2014
Over the next week, frequently windy and wet Scottish Highlands, with long bouts of upland gale or severe gales, and rain (focussed on western mountains where considerable accumulation). Snow intermittently on higher summits as temperatures oscillate. Elsewhere, often fine until about Tuesday, although by Sunday, cloud will shroud higher western areas extensively. Here to winds intermittently reaching gale force higher summits, mainly north Wales northwards.