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 20th September 2014 at 4:04pm
Summary for all mountain areas
A bright day for all mountain areas, the air much clearer compared to recently. Dry overall, and mostly very little wind. Most summits cloud free, although areas of low level cloud and fog early morning, soon mostly all clearing, apart from fragments of cloud in some corries.
Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
Mostly light wind. Dry. Some early low cloud or fog; most hills soon clear.
How windy? (On the summits)
North to northeasterly, 15 to locally 20mph early morning, but tending to ease toward 10mph by mid-late morning, and mostly 10mph or less by afternoon.
Effect of wind on you?
Cloud on the hills?
Little if any
A little early low cloud in the eastern Yorkshire Dales, perhaps a little fog in sheltered valleys elsewhere, but should soon clear, leaving the hills cloud free all day.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Greater than 90% by mid-morning
Sunshine and air clarity?
Patchy sunshine, cloud will come and go through the day. Visibility excellent, although early morning there may be areas of low level fog.
Temperature (at 600m)
9C rising to 12C
And in the valleys
A cool start, reaching 15 to 18C by afternoon, warmest western Peak District.
All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 22nd September 2014
High pressure on Monday; a fine day for most mountains; early low cloud or fog soon mostly all clearing. A weak front approaches the far north-west later. By Tuesday, fronts affect northern Britain, bringing low cloud and persistent rain or drizzle to western mountains, but drier and brighter toward the east and south. Wednesday onward maintains a westerly pattern, with fronts crossing northern Britain from time to time, bringing periods of rain and low cloud, most extensive in the north and west, and the risk of occasional upland gales.