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 1st August 2015
Forecast last updated on Friday 31st July 2015 at 3:57pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

A weakening front will take low cloud and a little rain southwards from most summits in England and Wales, but it may linger S Wales. Windy Cumbria and Scotland, and mainly W & NW Highlands, frequent rain, and here cold.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Improving from north: rain and low cloud clearing.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southwest 20mph; perhaps intermittently 25 or 30mph higher north Yorkshire summits.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly fairly small

How Wet?

A little rain, clearing from north morning

Patches rain and drizzle post dawn will move away southwards, soon clearing Yorkshire Dales, and by midday Peak District.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly or all clearing

Cloud extensive across the hills post dawn, but from north by midday should have lifted above the summits, although may linger into the afternoon southern Peak District and come and go highest tops Ingleborough area.

Chance of cloud free summits?

80% by midday

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patchwork of sun and excellent visibility developing from north.

Temperature (at 600m)

10 to 12C, warmest Peak District

And in the valleys

Will rise to 15 to 18 Celsius in the afternoon, highest Peak District and eastern valleys in Yorkshire.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 2nd August 2015

Sunday: Very warm and soon fine and sunny England, Wales and then Scottish Borders. A little rain rest of Scotland. Low pressure close to western Scotland will bring upland gales or near gales, frequent rain and low cloud to Scotland Monday to Wednesday. Generally less rain, progressively southwards across Britain. Further rain then likely to come in from the west with the generally unsettled conditions continuing.

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