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Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

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Viewing forecast for Saturday, 19th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Saturday, 19/04/14 at 07:44

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Summary for all mountain areas

Another fine, dry day for all mountain areas, with light winds and most hills free of cloud. Low cloud may push into the east off the North Sea late in the day.

Headline, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Fine, sunshine, excellent visibility. Wind mostly light.

How Windy?

Easterly 10 to 15mph, increasing slowly through the afternoon.

Effect Of Wind?

Very small

How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

May develop toward east

Fragments of cloud, above 500m morning will very likely clear. But may possibly later return at 350m or lower in eastern areas, most likely toward dusk.

Chance of cloud free Summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine extensive in morning, tending to cloud up from the east through the afternoon. Visibility excellent - although haze likely to increase.

Temperature (at 600m)

3 rising to 7C west.

And in the valleys

Will reach 10 to 13C, highest western valleys. Cool eastern valleys in breeze and cloud. Slight frost in some valleys after dawn.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days, although windy on Monday (and locally England and Wales on Sunday). There will be substantial dry weather, although late on Sunday there is threat of rain reaching the Peak District and southern hills of Wales. Bursts of rain for Wales on Monday; elsewhere patchy drizzly rain on eastern hills. Rain from time to time next week, sometimes thundery, but often dry, fairly warm, with sunniest, driest, and often warmest weather over the W & NW Highlands.

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