Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Sunday 31st August 2014

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Forecast last updated on Saturday 30th August 2014 at 9:46pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Areas of low cloud shrouding many western mountains in morning will gradually lift, with most summits cloud free by or soon after midday. Winds will be light and the air very clear. An approaching front will bring strengthening wind and rain to western mountains late in day.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Fine with wind soon light.

How windy? (On the summits)

Northwest backing westerly 20 to 25mph post dawn. Will ease to 15mph by afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

Becoming negligible.

How Wet?

Rain very unlikely

Low risk of one or two drizzly showers for a few hours after dawn.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little

Cloud will shroud some higher, mainly western areas for a few hours after dawn, but will all clear.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost certain by midday

Sunshine and air clarity?

Extensive sunshine. Excellent visibility.

Temperature (at 600m)

10 rising to 14C.

And in the valleys

17 to 20C, highest eastern dales and southern Peak District.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 1st September 2014

Most or all next week will then be fine and will become very warm, although possibly cooler and cloudy over N Scotland on some days. There is a small risk of strengthening southerly wind later on Thursday, followed overnight and perhaps into Friday by a little rain, this most likely in Highland Scotland.

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