Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 30th October 2014

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Forecast last updated on Thursday 30th October 2014 at 12:52pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Windy on higher areas. Mild air will bring extensive very low cloud to most mountain areas, but here and there will break in the afternoon. There will also be pockets of drizzle. In N Scotland, patchy rain, and initially near freezing point higher tops, but many summits clear of cloud.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Windy; risk pockets of drizzle. Low cloud.

How windy? (On the summits)

South to southwesterly 25mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small.

How Wet?

Chance of a little drizzle.

Small risk of a few patches of drizzle most likely only western areas north from Ingleborough.

Cloud on the hills?


Persistent low cloud, base varied, but typically 300m or lower morning. The base may tend to lift toward 500m, possibly eventually breaking up in places.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Little or no sunshine. Hazy and widely foggy higher areas.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

Rising to between 14 and 16C

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 31st October 2014

Broadly fairly quickly changing weather over the coming week to ten days. Frequently windy, and particularly on western mountains, rain at some stage almost daily. Bands of persistent rain will be interspersed with lengthier more showery periods - when on higher Scottish summits, there will be snow. However, at present fresh lying snow will be temporary.

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