Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 29th August 2015
Forecast last updated on Friday 28th August 2015 at 4:00pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Upland winds will approach gale force Scottish Highlands, and showers or in NW Highlands frequent or for periods constant rain. Less windy elsewhere, a few showers, although many areas dry.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Very blustery; isolated showers.

How windy? (On the summits)

South or southwesterly, 25mph most areas, but 30mph higher tops north Yorkshire

Effect of wind on you?

Will impede ease of walking on higher summits Yorkshire Dales.

How Wet?

Isolated showers

Substantially or completely dry, although risk one or two areas of showers western dales in north Yorkshire in morning.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly or all clearing

Cloud base soon above most tops. Higher tops in north Yorkshire, particularly Ingleborough northwards may remain shrouded until early afternoon as the base rises only slowly.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Greater than 90% by early afternoon

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine will very likely fade as high level cloud thickens. Visibility excellent.

Temperature (at 600m)

11C rising toward 14C

And in the valleys

18C to 20 or 21C in afternoon, lowest western dales in Yorkshire Dales NP, highest southern and eastern Peak District.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 30th August 2015

A lengthy showery period until about the middle of next week. However, as the wind turns northerly from Monday, cloud base will often lift above the summits and the air will be very clear indeed, giving superb views. Winds will also be fairly light. Not warm: some valleys will have slight frost at night. Later next week, rain, if any, will become rare, but particularly valley temperatures will remain low at night.

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