Peak District and Yorkshire Dales Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 15th November 2018
Forecast last updated on Thursday 15th November 2018 at 7:55am

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Summary for all mountain areas

Severe upland gales Scottish Highlands, strongest NW, where rain occasionally. Elsewhere, largely dry and progressively less windy southwards although areas of low cloud will persist much of S Scotland and S Cumbria. Elsewhere, fog clearing most tops at least temporarily.

Headline for Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Windy. Cloud clearing most summits for few hours.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly, 25 to 35mph, but risk locally 40mph higher tops Yorkshire Dales.

Effect of wind on you?

Walking will be impeded by the wind. In places, mainly Yorkshire Dales, sudden considerable buffeting - some gusts penetrating to lower slopes.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Rain not expected

Cloud on the hills?

Clearing most summits for a few hours

Very varied after dawn with patches of fog on both some lower and higher slopes. However, many summits will be clear of cloud. May well deteriorate, especially Peak District, as fog above 250m envelops the region and through afternoon filters northwards into Yorkshire Dales.

Chance of cloud free summits?

70% middle of day, dropping to less than 10% from south afternoon onwards

Air clarity (below cloud)

Sunshine will break through, most widely Yorkshire Dales NP. Good visibility although turning very hazy from south through afternoon.

Temperature (at 600m)


And in the valleys

11 to 13C

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 16th November 2018

Dry over the weekend with areas of sunshine, particularly western and northern Britain. Not cold. An abrupt change on Monday as freezing levels drop markedly from the east and over a few days snow intermittently falls on eastern mountains (total falls may be small). Many western areas largely dry with well broken cloud.

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