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 21st April 2018
Forecast last updated on Friday 20th April 2018 at 2:57pm

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How windy? (On the summits)

South to southeasterly 10mph or less, increasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

Small. Locally gusty by evening where thunderstorms develop.

How Wet?

Thunderstorms developing from south by evening

Dry for most of the day. However, by late afternoon increasing threat of bursts of rain breaking out from the south, with local hail, thunder and lightning into the evening, tracking north/north-eastwards, but very hit and miss.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little, but forming in rain later

Hills likely cloud-free of much of the day. However, patches forming at varying heights during and after rain late in day, locally from forest canopies upward.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost certain.

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine becoming hazier through the day as high level cloud builds from south. Marked haze from dawn; but visibility improving through the day.

Temperature (at 600m)

8 rising to 12C Yorks, or 14C Peak District.

And in the valleys

Rising to 17 to 20C, locally 22C Peak District in afternoon.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 22nd April 2018

A change to a fresher westerly regime will have taken place by Sunday, which will continue throughout the week ahead - wind speeds varied, intermittently gale force. Cooler temperatures and precipitation almost daily; mainly in the form of showers and falling as snow at times across the Munros. Lowest cloud in the west, often shrouding the mountains, but breaks to higher tops in eastern areas. Often just below freezing on higher Scottish summits, and near zero on high tops in England & Wales. Check out our latest longer range thoughts via the planning outlook video updated Friday on the homepage of

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