Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast
The Peak district and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the area immediately between them.
Forecast last updated on Sunday 21st September 2014 at 4:14pm
Summary for all mountain areas
A ridge of high pressure will bring most mountains a dry day with light wind. But as a weakening front approaches, NW Scotland will deteriorate to become wet and windy in the afternoon.
Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
Fine; patchwork of sunshine, little wind.
How windy? (On the summits)
Northwest becoming westerly, mostly 10mph or less; may increase toward 15mph N.Yorks by evening.
Effect of wind on you?
Rain not expected
Cloud on the hills?
Very little if any
Fragments will cap some higher summits in north Yorkshire, mainly morning.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Greater than 90% by late morning
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine, most extensive morning; broken cloud by afternoon, sun turning hazy as high cloud thickens in the north. Visibility excellent.
Temperature (at 600m)
9 rising to 12C by afternoon.
And in the valleys
A cool start. Reaching 16 to 18C by afternoon, warmest eastern valleys.
All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 23rd September 2014
A change to westerly winds across all mountain areas will bring rain bearing fronts in from the west, particularly during the mid-week period. Nevertheless, away from the W & NW Highlands of Scotland, total rainfall will be small. Often windy, with one or two periods of upland gales across Highland Scotland. Next weekend may become substantially dry again, particularly England and Wales. Many mountain areas are now very dry indeed underfoot.