Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast
The Peak district and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the area immediately between them.
Forecast last updated on Thursday 31st July 2014 at 1:47pm
How windy? (On the summits)
South to southwesterly, 15 to locally 25mph.
Effect of wind on you?
Showery rain increasingly developing
Showery rain developing, particularly middle of the day and afternoon.
Cloud on the hills?
Mostly lifting off the hills south; persistent north
North of Skipton: Cloud, likely across the hills most or all day, base 400 to 600m, generally highest east. South of Skipton: Extensive low cloud after dawn, but lifting off most hills during the morning, although patches of low cloud may reform around rain.
Chance of cloud free summits?
By midday 80% south of Skipton, 10% north
Sunshine and air clarity?
A little sunshine, mostly toward the east. Fog extensive on the hills north of Skipton. Visibility good below cloud and away from rain.
Temperature (at 600m)
13 to 15C, highest south
And in the valleys
17 to 21C, warmest eastern valleys.
All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 2nd August 2014
Confidence is presently very low over the weekend as a thundery low moves northwards across Britain. The low may remain shallow with fairly light winds and the rain patchy (although some heavy bursts), but moderate risk of the rain widely heavy and very extensive and gales or near upland gales developing by Sunday. The rain easing across Britain from the south on Sunday. Next week, winds generally off the Atlantic bringing rain from time to time and also low cloud, with western mountains most prone.