Peak District Forecast

The southernmost Pennines, covering the entire Peak District National Park, also extending north to hills accessed from Hebden Bridge, and including the hills immediately north of Manchester.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 15th October 2019
Forecast last updated on Tuesday 15th October 2019 at 4:34pm

Summary for all mountain areas

A slack weather situation across the British Isles. Generally dry, or just pockets of drizzle. Chance a local burst of rain Wales. Wind mostly light. A murky morning with fog from low levels up in places, some hills above or between cloud layers. A weak front west of Scotland makes little progress, with most western hills largely clear.

Headline for Peak District

Dry overall. Early murk mostly lifting. Light winds.

How windy? (On the summits)

Variable becoming southwesterly, rarely more than 10-15mph, at times little wind.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly small.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Generally dry

Chance of local patches of drizzly rain early in the day, fizzling out.

Cloud on the hills?

Low cloud lifting

Risk of extensive fog from lower slopes upward from dawn. Will gradually lift and break, leaving most hills clear by afternoon.

Chance of cloud free summits?

20% rising to 80% afternoon.

Air clarity (below cloud)

Sun breaking through. A murky start, visibility improving into afternoon.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

Starting around 8C, rising to 13 or 14C afternoon.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 16th October 2019

A front makes slow progress northeastward during Wednesday, with rain lasting many hours. Thursday onward through weekend - areas of rain or showers will rotate around a slow-moving centre of low pressure, some heavy bursts with hail and thunder, but also areas which escape dry most or all of a day. Wind speeds varied, local gales at times, but also marked lulls. Temperatures on the cool side, persistently near or below freezing point on higher Scottish Munros with snow likely to fall and lie above about 1100m. Fairly benign autumn conditions are expected early next week.

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