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 30th July 2014 at 3:03pm
Summary for all mountain areas
The wind light, especially across Scotland. Drizzly showers on many western mountains in morning will extend inland to most mountain areas, some heavy with small risk of thunder. Extensive cloud shrouding particularly western mountains.
Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
Showery; cloud shrouding higher tops N Yorks. Light wind.
How windy? (On the summits)
West to southwesterly, 15 to 20mph.
Effect of wind on you?
Drizzly showers north Yorkshire all day. The showers will extend south, also affecting the Peak District in the afternoon, when across the region, threat heavy showers.
Cloud on the hills?
Low cloud, mainly north Yorkshire
Extensively shrouding the hills most or all day above 400m to 550m north of about Saddleworth Moor. Elsewhere, cloud occasionally forming down to 500 or 600m, but summits often cloud free.
Chance of cloud free summits?
20% north to 80% south of Saddleworth Moor
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine intermittently, mainly Peak District. Fog persistent on higher northern areas; often very good visibility elsewhere.
Temperature (at 600m)
13 to 15C, highest Peak District
And in the valleys
18 to 21C, lowest northwestern areas; highest southern and eastern Peak District.
All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 1st August 2014
Areas of rain, some heavy, are likely on the mountains on Friday and over the weekend. Generally the rain patchy on Friday, but there may be areas of heavy thundery rain over the weekend, although on Sunday there is considerable uncertainty as to how quickly the rain becomes confined to Scotland as it clears from the south. It may also be windy on Sunday.