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 29th June 2017
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 10:48pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Low pressure will bring an unseasonably windy day across Scotland with severe upland gales, significant wind chill and rain, which will be incessant across the east Highlands. Across England and Wales, rain and drizzle on and off with extensive low cloud, but winds easing during afternoon.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Drizzly rain, cloud fairly extensive on hills

How windy? (On the summits)

North to northwesterly 20-30mph, strongest N Yorkshire, but will likely drop to 15-20mph, perhaps less, during afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

May impede walking on some exposed tops during morning.

How Wet?

Drizzly rain on and off

Rain and drizzle on and off for much of the day, but rarely heavy and some areas may see very little all day.

Cloud on the hills?

Fairly extensive

Most hills will be shrouded in cloud for much of the day, especially across the Dales and Pennines. Peak District Moors may well see breaks to near or above tops into the afternoon.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Little or no sun. Visibility occasionally good, but reduced in drizzly rain.

Temperature (at 600m)

8C becoming 11C

And in the valleys

14 to 17C.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 30th June 2017

Further low pressure systems over the Atlantic will extend across northern Britain during this weekend. Rain or showers frequent, at times persistent, often accompanied by blustery winds - gale force on higher tops some days. Temperatures rather cool, particularly in Scotland. Next week is expected to remain changeable, with occasional rain, but some drier and brighter days, and temperatures should become warmer.

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