Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast
The Peak district and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the area immediately between them.
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 27th August 2014 at 4:05pm
Summary for all mountain areas
A narrow band of strong winds and rain will push northeast. The wind will then drop markedly but a further weak front will bring bursts of rain briefly back to some areas. Later across all mountain areas, a patchwork of sun and isolated showers. Windier western mountains again late in day.
Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
Strong wind and rain, but will improve afternoon
How windy? (On the summits)
Southerly 35mph at first. Easing to 15 to 20mph by mid to late morning.
Effect of wind on you?
Rain for a while
Rain for a couple of hours, then extensively dry, although still rarely a burst of rain or brief shower.
Cloud on the hills?
For a while bases may fall to 300m in rain, but by midday most cloud above the summits. Cloud may then temporarily return to higher slopes before clearing mid-afternoon.
Chance of cloud free summits?
20% rising to 90%
Sunshine and air clarity?
Patchwork of sunshine developing. Visibility becoming very good.
Temperature (at 600m)
12 rising to 15C
And in the valleys
20 or 21C in the afternoon.
All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 29th August 2014
An area of low pressure will drift across Britain on Friday and Saturday bringing rain, and on Friday on mountains near the Irish Sea strong winds. A weakening front will bring a little rain and possibly in Scotland temporarily windy weather on Monday. Otherwise, Sunday and from Tuesday onwards will be substantially dry, and from the south gradually through next week it may well become very warm with extensive sunshine across most or all mountain areas.