Brecon Beacons

Includes all higher summits in the southern half of Wales, including highest point in Preseli Hills.

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Viewing Forecast For

Brecon Beacons
Saturday 28th May 2022
Last updated Sat 28th May 22 at 7:33AM

Summary for all mountain areas

Extensively dry with patches of sun, although a few brief showers. However, it will remain chilly, particularly near the coast of NW Scotland, where higher areas will be below freezing point.

Headline for Brecon Beacons

Patches of sunshine. Light wind.

How windy? (On the summits)

Northerly, 10 to on higher tops 15mph

Effect of the wind on you?

Mostly negligible

How Wet?

Rain not expected

Cloud on the hills?

Little if any

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Bright sunshine until mid morning, then more cloudy. Visibility excellent.

How Cold? (at 750m)

7C rising to 11C.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Viewing Forecast For

Brecon Beacons
Sunday 29th May 2022
Last updated Sat 28th May 22 at 7:33AM

How windy? (On the summits)

Northerly or variable, 15mph or perhaps less for a time.

Effect of the wind on you?

Small or negligible

How Wet?

Brief showers forming

A scattering of brief showers forming into the afternoon, perhaps a flurry of soft hail.

Cloud on the hills?

Little if any

Chance of cloud free summits?

90%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine tending to give way as cloud fills in by afternoon. But through afternoon sunshine will gradually extend inland from Cardigan Bay. Visibility excellent.

How Cold? (at 750m)

4C rising to 8C. Wind chill will feel near 0C in the strongest breeze.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Viewing Forecast For

Brecon Beacons
Monday 30th May 2022
Last updated Sat 28th May 22 at 7:33AM

How windy? (On the summits)

Direction may well vary, although mostly westerly less than 15mph.

Effect of the wind on you?

Mostly negligible.

How Wet?

Showers, mainly well inland

Risk one or two showers morning. Showers may become more extensive afternoon, most likely east Wales.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Cloud base will rise above the summits a few hours after dawn, although fragments may return near showers.

Chance of cloud free summits?

80%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patches of sunshine, particularly spreading gradually inland from Cardigan Bay through afternoon. Very good visibility.

How Cold? (at 750m)

4C.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

Relatively low temperatures on the mountains much of next week; particularly on the Scottish highlands where higher tops will frequently be near freezing point. Showers, some heavy and thundery, giving hail and on higher tops snow, will be widespread, particularly in the afternoons, when in some areas they will merge to give a few hours of precipitation.