Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast
The Peak district and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the area immediately between them.
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?
Rain very unlikely
Low risk of one or two drizzly showers for a few hours after dawn.
Cloud on the hills?
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.
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.