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 23rd October 2014

Today | Friday | Saturday

Forecast last updated on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at 3:46pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Windy all mountain areas, widely gale force Cumbria northwards, strongest Scottish Highlands. Widespread low cloud, from lower slopes upwards west. Rain and drizzle, mainly west, incessant and heavy W Highlands.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Upland wind near gale; persistent low cloud.

How windy? (On the summits)

South or southwesterly 30 to 35mph, strongest higher summits in Yorkshire Dales NP.

Effect of wind on you?

Buffeting widespread where exposed on higher areas.

How Wet?

Rain and drizzle, frequent north

Drizzly rain on and off western Yorkshire Dales NP. Elsewhere, drizzle occasionally, particularly afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Persistent & very low across region

Blanket low cloud, base ranging from below 300m to 450m.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Rare sunshine eastern dales. Widely foggy; and hazy where below cloud.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

15 to locally 17C eastern dales.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 24th October 2014

Over the next week, Highland Scotland, frequent upland gales, often raining with cloud shrouding particularly western mountains. Snow intermittently higher summits as temperatures oscillate. Less windy and wet on mountains in England and Wales, although on Friday, rain may only slowly clear south across Wales and southern Pennines.

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