Snowdonia National Park Forecast

The Snowdonia National Park.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 1st November 2014

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Forecast last updated on Friday 31st October 2014 at 12:41pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Windy; upland gales Highland Scotland. Generally, a temporary improvement between rain and more widespread upland gales both Friday and Saturday nights. Nevertheless, still a few showers, and deteriorating quickly by dusk many western mountains.

Headline for Snowdonia National Park

Deteriorating from west late in day: Upland gales and rain.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly; 25 to on higher Snowdon range 30mph. From west into afternoon strengthening, by dusk 35 to 55mph, strongest Snowdon range.

Effect of wind on you?

Likely to impede ease of walking on higher areas; but later in afternoon, walking will become very difficult.

How Wet?

Most of daylight dry

Dry most of daylight - but rain advancing eastwards mid to late afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Cloud base lifting; by late morning cloud rare on the hills, except perhaps highest tops in Snowdon range. Cloud will lower onto higher hills more widely later in the afternoon.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine for a few hours; but later cloud thickening from west. Slight haze.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 2nd November 2014

Early next week will see a drop in temperature on the mountains. with highest Scottish summits frequently below freezing point. Generally showery, but also areas of constant rain - or sleet highest summits England and Wales, and snow Scottish Munros. By Tuesday, some areas dry, and on Wednesday and perhaps Thursday, extensively dry. On Wednesday little wind and overnight cold enough for valley frost. Probably milder, windy with constant rain, then showers (mainly west) later Thursday and Friday.

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