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 13th February 2016
Forecast last updated on Friday 12th February 2016 at 1:01pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

For most areas, terrain frozen and a few snow showers or flurries. But remnants of a front will bring a narrow band of snow to areas near Central Scotland - but its precise location (focussed Borders of S Highlands) is uncertain. Windy Scottish Highlands, except far north.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Isolated snow. Fog mostly confined to higher eastern areas.

How windy? (On the summits)

Easterly, 25, perhaps locally 30mph.

Effect of wind on you?

May impede ease of walking on higher areas.

How Wet?

Snow rarely

Snow flurries here and there, possibly locally light snow over an hour.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly confined to higher tops

Persistent cloud, base 450 to 600m, highest base toward west.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional weak sunshine, mostly Yorkshire Dales. Fog higher mainly eastern areas. Mostly good visibility below cloud.

Temperature (at 600m)

-1 or 0C

And in the valleys

2 to 4C.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 14th February 2016

Cold conditions will persist until the middle of next week, when slowly higher temperatures will percolate inland from the west. Snow showers on Sunday will ease to flurries from the west on Monday, but overall extensively dry. Winds light or fairly light on the hills before upland gales edge inland to the Scottish Highlands on Tuesday. Snow will follow late Tuesday into W & NW Scotland, and reach England & Wales on Wednesday.

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