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Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines Forecast

Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines

The entire Yorkshire Dales National Park and North Pennines AONB, including the Three Peaks and Cross Fell, also south to Forest of Bowland and Ilkley Moor.

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Viewing Forecast For

Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines
Friday 29th May 2020
Last updated Thursday 28th May 2020 at 12:42 PM

Summary for all mountain areas

Sunshine dawn til dusk in many areas, and becoming very warm, some valleys exceeding 25C by afternoon; beware sunburn and dehydration. Some thin high level cloud, which may build a little further in the afternoon in western Scotland.

Headline for Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines

Sunny and warm.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southeasterly 5 to 15mph.

Effect of the wind on you?

Negligible

How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

Widely clear

Chance of cloud free summits?

Practically certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Extensive strong sunshine. Visibility excellent.

How Cold? (at 700m)

13 rising to 16C in the afternoon.

And in the valleys

Reaching 22 to 25C, warmest valleys around North Pennines and western Dales.

Viewing Forecast For

Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines
Saturday 30th May 2020
Last updated Thursday 28th May 2020 at 12:42 PM

How windy? (On the summits)

East to southeasterly, 10-15mph or less; sometimes locally 20-25mph.

Effect of the wind on you?

Mostly small; some gusty areas.

How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

Widely clear

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Extensive strong sunshine. Excellent visibility.

How Cold? (at 700m)

9 to 12C, warmest western Dales.

And in the valleys

Max 20 to 23C, warmest in west.

Viewing Forecast For

Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines
Sunday 31st May 2020
Last updated Thursday 28th May 2020 at 12:42 PM

How windy? (On the summits)

Southeasterly, 10 to 20mph.

Effect of the wind on you?

Mostly small, but locally gusty.

How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly clear

Local fragments possible from dawn. A chance of low cloud near the North Sea coast extending into eastern N Pennines just at first.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Practically certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Extensive strong sunshine. Excellent visibility; local mist patches some valleys after dawn.

How Cold? (at 700m)

8C lifting to 12C.

And in the valleys

Some valleys around 5C at dawn, but soon rising, reaching 19 to 22C by afternoon.

Planning Outlook

Very warm through this weekend with strong sunshine. Frequently dry conditions prevailing into early June as high pressure stays close to the British Isles. Northerly air masses will see temperatures tend to lower with time, with more cloud and occasional showers forming locally. Very dry underfoot in most areas. Please be aware of currently different restrictions regarding Covid-19 across Scotland, England & Wales. Refer to local guidance or instructions from the National Parks and outdoor bodies, and please respect local communities in areas which are gradually reopening. See mwis.org.uk/blog for latest information and links.