Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Wednesday 30th July 2014

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Forecast last updated on Tuesday 29th July 2014 at 4:15pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Extensive cloud will shroud most western mountains all day, with frequent drizzly showers. Eastern Scotland and Pennines essentially dry, and cloud only on higher areas. Breezy for northern Britain.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Early low cloud mostly all lifting. Dry overall, a little drizzle north.

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly, typically 15 to 20mph, locally 25mph N Yorks.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small.

How Wet?

A little drizzle N Yorks

Essentially dry all day, perhaps just the odd light drizzly shower in North Yorkshire.

Cloud on the hills?

Most cloud above the summits

Low cloud around dawn mostly clearing, but may be slow to clear western hills in North Yorkshire, and may linger on higher tops around Ingleborough all day. Peak Dist & S of Skipton: early low cloud soon mostly all lifting off the hills.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Patchwork of sunshine, most extensive eastern Dales and Peak District. Visibility mostly very good.

Temperature (at 600m)

11 rising to 14C

And in the valleys

16 rising to 21C, highest east and south.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 31st July 2014

Mostly light breezes for the rest of the week, but cloud frequently shrouding the western hills. Persistent drizzly rain in western Scotland on Thursday, may become more extensive during Friday. This weekend: low pressure is expected to bring rain and showers to many areas on Saturday, although Sunday may bring an improvement.

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