Snowdonia National Park Forecast

The Snowdonia National Park.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Wednesday 29th July 2015
Forecast last updated on Tuesday 28th July 2015 at 3:34pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Cold, especially Scottish Highlands where highest summits only just above freezing point - resulting in precipitation falling as hail and snow. Showers widely across all mountain areas, although improving most western mountains afternoon. Winds fairly light.

Headline for Snowdonia National Park

Light wind; showers. Cold.

How windy? (On the summits)

North or northwesterly 20mph, perhaps easing a little through day.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Showers, becoming confined well inland afternoon

Risk one or two patches of showery rain lasting an hour or so morning. By midday many areas dry, but showers then likely inland toward and south of Bala, again in places raining for an hour or two.

Cloud on the hills?

Becoming confined to higher tops

Cloud will probably widely shroud higher areas at first. The base will rise through the mornings. In afternoon, cloud often confined above 800m, although lower near showers.

Chance of cloud free summits?

20% rising to 60% from midday

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine occasionally, although coastal hills probably increasingly sunny afternoon. Excellent visibility developing.

How Cold? (at 900m)

6 rising to 9C well inland

Freezing Level

Above summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 30th July 2015

Low temperatures on most mountains until the weekend; coldest Thursday on the Scottish Highlands, when highest tops will be below freezing point, giving snow in showers. Broadly showery on Thursday, nearly all the showers along the spine of Britain. By Friday dry England and Wales, but rain from time to time Scotland, turning increasingly wet western hills. On Saturday, a weakening front will take rain away from hills in England and Wales before fine on Sunday. Scotland showers, mainly Saturday.

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