Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast
The Peak district and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the area immediately between them.
Forecast last updated on Saturday 23rd August 2014 at 4:25pm
How windy? (On the summits)
Westerly, 10mph or less most of the day, locally 15mph around dawn. Backing southerly toward nightfall.
Effect of wind on you?
Little or no rain
Dry practically all day. Toward the western Peak District & Lancashire, the odd isolated shower in the morning, and a few spits of drizzle developing toward nightfall.
Cloud on the hills?
Widely cloud free
The hills widely cloud free all day, apart from the odd patch of low cloud after dawn.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Bright sunshine, most extensive during the morning, turning hazy as upper cloud thickens from the south-west during afternoon. Visibility excellent or superb.
Temperature (at 600m)
5 or 6C around dawn, rising to 10 or 11C by afternoon; still feeling chilly for August.
And in the valleys
A slight frost until after dawn in some sheltered valleys. Rising to 16 or 17C by afternoon, perhaps 18C Peak District.
All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 25th August 2014
Scotland: Continued cold nights early this week, with risk of ground frost. Substantially dry for several days ahead, the air very clear and many summits free of cloud, although a windier day on Monday. Atlantic fronts later in the week, bring risk of increased wind, cloud & rain to particularly western mountains. England & Wales: rain and areas of low cloud on Monday as an Atlantic low crosses southern Britain, improving on Tuesday and Wednesday, but remaining mixed overall midweek onward. Locally gusty winds northern England on Tuesday.