Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 1st September 2015
Forecast last updated on Monday 31st August 2015 at 4:13pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Cloud and showers will form widely in northwesterly winds. On eastern mountains the showers heavy with risk thunder. The remnants of a front will bring a few hours of nearly constant rain to N Scotland. Windy eastern Scottish Highlands.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Light wind; heavy showers forming.

How windy? (On the summits)

Northwesterly 15mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Showers developing; risk lightning.

Showers developing afternoon, when some heavy. Small risk thunder.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly above the summits

Cloud mostly above the summits morning; after midday cloud forming locally on the hills during and after showers,

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Rare glimpses of sun from late morning - as cloud gradually fills in. Visibility excellent.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

15 to 17C in the afternoon.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Almost completely dry over the next week as high pressure, centred just west of Britain, dominates. However, not warm, and often cloudy. On Wednesday and Thursday, temperatures on highest tops Scottish Highlands close to freezing point, and even into the weekend, ground frost sheltered areas, mainly valleys at night.

In association with
Mountaineering Council of Scotland sportscotland Association of Mountaineering Instructions