Snowdonia National Park Forecast

The Snowdonia National Park.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Sunday 14th February 2016
Forecast last updated on Saturday 13th February 2016 at 12:06pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Most terrain frozen. Snow showers will come in off the North Sea and into N Scotland where the snow more constant for an hour or two. However, many western mountains dry with the air very clear and summits often free of cloud. Windy northern Scotland.

Headline for Snowdonia National Park

Fairly light wind. Risk snow showers.

How windy? (On the summits)

Northeasterly 20mph, occasionally 25mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small

How Wet?

Risk snow flurries

Occasional snow flurries, possibly here and there the light snow falling over an hour or two.

Cloud on the hills?

Confined to higher tops

After dawn for a couple of hours and then only near precipitation patches of cloud rarely at or below 600m. But most cloud above 800m, and by midday above most summits. However, the Carnedd plateau may remain covered above about 800m.

Chance of cloud free summits?

80%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Bright sunshine intermittently, although Snowdon range may have only occasional busts of sun. Haze in and above valleys, but visibility may well be excellent higher areas.

How Cold? (at 900m)

-3 or -4C

Freezing Level

Terrain largely frozen from valleys up after a frost. Partial thawing, mainly sunlit slopes up to about 500m.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 15th February 2016

Cold conditions will persist until the middle of next week, when slowly higher temperatures will percolate inland from the west. A ridge of high pressure will bring mostly fine conditions on Monday. Strengthening upland winds will extend across Scotland and later into England and Wales on Tuesday. Snow will follow late Tuesday into W & NW Scotland, and reach England & Wales on Wednesday. Showers will follow, mainly western mountains, these still of snow on higher areas.

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