Snowdonia National Park Forecast

The Snowdonia National Park.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 20th October 2014

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Forecast last updated on Sunday 19th October 2014 at 3:16pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Windy; upland gales Scottish Highlands. Showery, but the showers will merge into almost constant rain W & NW Highlands. Further deterioration toward/after dusk with widespread heavy rain and at least temporarily storm force upland winds.

Headline for Snowdonia National Park

Windy; showers, mainly morning.

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly, 30mph. Storm force winds temporarily overnight.

Effect of wind on you?

Will impede ease of walking on higher areas.

How Wet?

Risk showers

Showers occasionally, mainly western hills. Heavy rain after dark.

Cloud on the hills?

Confined to higher tops

May extensively shroud higher areas post dawn. Gradually base will lift; by midday, cloud rare below 750m west and 900m east, where tops mostly clearing. Further west, there may be breaks to around 950m.

Chance of cloud free summits?

20% west to 70% east

Sunshine and air clarity?

Bright sunshine intermittently; particularly eastern areas. Excellent visibility.

How Cold? (at 900m)

5C

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 21st October 2014

Frequently windy throughout the week, particularly Highland Scotland, and very wet W & NW Highlands. On Tuesday, temporarily bitterly cold severe gale force northwesterly winds; widely frequent rain, snow, hail and also thunder. Turning milder on Wednesday, but rain setting gradually in, mainly western Scotland. Later in the week, colder conditions, with snow on higher tops will spread across Scotland. Areas of rain over England and Wales will eventually clear on Friday, and colder conditions may well extend south to all mountain areas.

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