Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Friday 12th February 2016
Forecast last updated on Friday 12th February 2016 at 7:20am

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Summary for all mountain areas

Many areas dry all day. Nevertheless, remnants of areas of showers will drift inland, mainly N/NE Scotland, but separately patches may have penetrated far inland over S. Pennines and Wales. Windy N Scotland. Areas of sunshine, the air very clear.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Snow flurries. Fairly light wind.

How windy? (On the summits)

Easterly, 10 to 20mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Pockets light snow drifting about

Substantially or completely dry. Low risk snow flurries. Light rain in and just above valleys.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Fragments of cloud may occasionally cover eastern tops, above about 600m, otherwise most hills widely clear.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional bright sunshine. The air remaining very clear.

Temperature (at 600m)

0 or -1C

And in the valleys

Most terrain frozen. By day, slight thawing, mainly sunlit lower slopes up to about 550m.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 13th February 2016

Cold conditions will persist until the middle of next week, when gradually higher temperatures will percolate inland from the west. Remnants of areas of constant snow or snow showers will continue in some areas over the weekend, but overall extensively dry. Winds light or fairly light on the hills before upland gales edge inland to the Scottish Highlands on Tuesday.

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