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Peak District Forecast

Peak District

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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Viewing Forecast For

Peak District
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 Peak District

Risk of a shower. Light wind.

How windy? (On the summits)

Northerly, 15mph.

Effect of the wind on you?

Small.

How Wet?

Isolated showers

A few brief showers afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Little if any

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

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

Temperature (at 600m)

5C rising to 9C. Will feel much colder directly in the wind.

And in the valleys

Around 16C in the afternoon

Viewing Forecast For

Peak District
Sunday 29th May 2022
Last updated Sat 28th May 22 at 7:33AM

How windy? (On the summits)

Northerly, 15 to 20mph, perhaps 25mph at times on higher moors, particularly eastern areas.

Effect of the wind on you?

Fairly small

How Wet?

Showers, mainly afternoon

Risk of a few showers from dawn. From late morning or midday, a scattering of showers more widely, giving hail on higher tops. Small risk isolated thunder.

Cloud on the hills?

Little if any

Chance of cloud free summits?

90%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patchwork of sun, but cloud filling in by afternoon. Visibility excellent.

Temperature (at 600m)

4C rising to 8C. Wind chill will feel near or below 0C in the morning.

And in the valleys

Around 5C in sheltered valleys at dawn, rising to 13 to 15C.

Viewing Forecast For

Peak District
Monday 30th May 2022
Last updated Sat 28th May 22 at 7:33AM

How windy? (On the summits)

Direction may well vary, mostly less than 15mph, perhaps calm on some summits.

Effect of the wind on you?

Mostly negligible.

How Wet?

Areas of showers developing

Risk showers here and there from dawn. Showers may become more widespread, possibly heavy with small risk thunder, from late morning.

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 will tend to give way to occasional bursts of sun. Often excellent visibility but poor in rain.

Temperature (at 600m)

6C.

And in the valleys

3 to 5C post dawn with ground frost in some valleys and sheltered upland dips. Will reach 14 or 15C in the afternoon.

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.