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 21st October 2016
Forecast last updated on Friday 21st October 2016 at 2:19pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Little if any wind on many summits under a ridge of high pressure. Nearly all summits clear of cloud and dry almost everywhere - just the chance of a little rain northern Scotland.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Little wind. Very clear air higher areas.

How windy? (On the summits)

Northeasterly, 10mph to in Peak District 15mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly negligible

How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

Early fog mostly all clearing

Patches of cloud higher slopes morning, locally persisting for a few hours. But most or all summits will clear.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Greater than 90%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine from time to time. Excellent visibility though hazy some lower areas.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

Will reach 11 or 12C by middle of day.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 22nd October 2016

Substantially dry on all mountain areas and winds often light over the next week to perhaps ten days, although wetter conditions may well develop across the W & NW Highlands around the middle of next week. Otherwise, cloud will come and go, and occasionally areas of low cloud and rain will affect some areas, principally eastern mountains over the weekend. Summit temperatures generally just above freezing point this weekend, but will tend to rise through next week.

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