Peak District Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Friday 23rd August 2019

The southernmost Pennines, covering the entire Peak District National Park, also extending north to hills accessed from Hebden Bridge, and including the hills immediately north of Manchester.

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Forecast last updated on Thursday 22nd August 2019 at 4:35pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Strong to gale force winds across Scottish mountains in the morning, becoming confined to the northwest. Rain in the W/NW Highlands from dawn will fade and pull away northwards. Low cloud and patchy drizzle continues to affect many western hills of Britain, but some breaks tending to form, best toward eastern hills.

Headline for Peak District

Breezy in morning. Generally dry with hills clear.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southwesterly 20 to 25mph around dawn, easing to 10-15mph or occasionally less middle of day.

Effect of wind on you?

Some local buffeting at first, but soon becoming small.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

No rain expected

Cloud on the hills?

Soon mostly clear.

Hills very likely clear through the day, although a few patches may cap high tops for a time around dawn, mostly western areas.

Chance of cloud free summits?

60% at first becoming almost certain.

Sunshine?
Air clarity (below cloud)

Occasional sunshine, may break through more widely as the day progresses. Visibility very good; locally dull western hills at first.

Temperature (at 600m)

13C rising to 16C afternoon.

And in the valleys

Around 15C from dawn, rising to 22 or 23C afternoon, locally warmer some eastern valleys.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 24th August 2019

Southerly winds over the next few days will bring much warmer temperatures than recent weeks, and feeling humid. A few showers may affect western Scottish coasts on Saturday, but most places will be dry through the weekend and Monday, with light winds and sunshine, hazy at times. Many hills often free of low cloud. By Tuesday into midweek, as fronts edge back in from the west, bursts of rain are likely to develop, locally thundery. Southwesterly winds are expected to prevail later in the week, with rain at times, most frequent in W/NW Scotland. Some windy days with possible gales for the Highlands.