Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 2nd July 2015
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 1st July 2015 at 1:49pm

Today | Friday | Saturday

Summary for all mountain areas

The remnants of a front will make erratic progress northeastwards, bringing areas of low cloud and mainly over England and Wales a few thunderstorms. However, away from western mountains there are likely to be dry periods with low cloud breaking up.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Risk thunderstorms; patches of low cloud.

How windy? (On the summits)

South or southwesterly, 15mph at first, but dropping to less than 10mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly negligible

How Wet?

Risk thunderstorms

Often dry, but in the afternoon, pockets of rain, in places heavy over an hour or so, with thunder.

Cloud on the hills?

Intermittently forming

Varied in morning: areas of low cloud after overnight rain, but other hills cloud free. Most or all areas will clear. But into the afternoon, low cloud may well return for an hour or two, locally longer.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine intermittently. Fog will come and go higher areas. Visibility mostly very good otherwise.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

Will vary, temporarily 22 or 23C morning/middle of day.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 3rd July 2015

Very warm and widely sunny on Friday, before a broad band of thundery weather moves north across Britain Friday night and Saturday. Further rain western Scotland on Sunday, just a few showers elsewhere - and everywhere a significant drop in temperature. Further rain from time to time early next week, most rainfall will continue to be across western Scotland. Intermittently warm on the hills over England and Wales.

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Mountaineering Council of Scotland sportscotland Association of Mountaineering Instructions