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Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

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Viewing forecast for Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Saturday, 19/04/14 at 16:28

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Summary for all mountain areas

The Scottish Highlands remain fair with light winds & sunshine. Low cloud may move inland off the North Sea. Becoming increasingly blustery from the Southern Uplands southwards. The risk of patchy rain reaching the Peak District and Wales.

Headline, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales

Blustery on tops. Generally dry; low cloud developing later.

How Windy?

East to northeasterly in the range 25 to locally 40mph, strongest near major ridges.

Effect Of Wind?

Local considerable buffeting near and west of major ridges. Locally sudden gusts into valleys.

How Wet?

Mostly very little

Very likely dry most of the day. A little patchy rain may appear in the Peak District late afternoon. Odd spot of rain in north Yorkshire towards dusk.

Cloud on the hills?

Low cloud may develop toward east

Areas of cloud above 500m for a few hours in morning will very likely lift just above most summits. Blanket low cloud may return from the east and southeast, to 400m or lower later afternoon or evening.

Chance of cloud free Summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine occasionally, mainly western areas of the Yorkshire Dales. May become dull from south and east late in day. Visibility very good - although haze likely to increase.

Temperature (at 600m)

5 rising to 8C, but dropping back again where in cloud.

And in the valleys

Will reach 12 to 15C, highest western valleys.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Monday, 21st April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days, although windy on Monday. 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. Low cloud and patchy drizzly rain persists on eastern hills Monday and Tuesday.

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