Peak District Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Wednesday 20th November 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.

Tomorrow | Thursday | Friday

Forecast last updated on Tuesday 19th November 2019 at 3:14pm

How windy? (On the summits)

Southeasterly 30mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Will impede ease of walking on higher areas. Local sudden gusts lower slopes.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Dry overall

Small risk of isolated patches of drizzle around low cloud; amounts negligible.

Cloud on the hills?

Foggy morning, lifting slowly, may clear.

A likelihood of extensive fog covering hills from valleys or lower slopes upward from dawn. Gradually into middle of day, this will lift into cloud on higher slopes above 500-600m, and may well lift above higher tops in afternoon, but risk lowering again by dusk onward.

Chance of cloud free summits?

10% morning; 60% afternoon.

Air clarity (below cloud)

Occasional weak sunshine developing. Foggy from many valleys up in morning, staying generally very hazy.

Temperature (at 600m)

2C. In exposure to strongest wind, feeling like -10C.

And in the valleys

Frost many areas at first, leaving terrain frozen or partly frozen. Slowly rising to 5C by early afternoon.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 21st November 2019

Areas of low pressure lying to the west & southwest of Britain will make gradual progress across the country later this week. A slow lift of temperature, although winter conditions will prevail across higher Scottish mountains through the weekend. Even next week in the Highlands, periods of thaw are expected to be short-lived. Occasional snowfalls. Least precipitation again in the far north/northwest. Tops in England & Wales more commonly above freezing point. Periods of rain or showers coming in from the south/southwest. Winds varied through weekend, but risk bouts of gales next week.