Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines

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

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Viewing Forecast For

Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines
Monday 17th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

Summary for all mountain areas

Scotland: Northwesterly wind, with areas of rain on and off early morning. Will break up into clusters of showers, with afternoon downpours focused in the east. Drier for the west coast. England and Wales: Early patches of rain here and there. Breaking into showers, afternoon downpours Pennines. Drier west coast.

Headline for Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines

Slow rise in cloud bases with showers developing. Risk downpours afternoon

How windy? (On the summits)

Northwesterly, 10-15mph

Effect of the wind on you?

Small.

How Wet?

Increasing risk of showers, some downpours afternoon.

Patches of lingering rain here and there from overnight at start, most likely in the east. Then dry for a time, before clusters of shower develop, risk of downpours afternoon, mainly in east. Risk lightning. Drier west coast.

Cloud on the hills?

Higher hills mostly covered

Higher fells likely covered all day, those below around 600m possibly clearing around noon. Cloud reforming again to lower slopes in any heavy precipitation. Best breaks afternoon coastal hills.

Chance of cloud free summits?

20% rising to 50%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Mostly cloudy, improving from the west toward the evening, late afternoon a few sunny hours possible. Moderate visibility, poor in cloud, slightly reduced by haze if below clouds.

How Cold? (at 700m)

9 to 11C.

And in the valleys

6C at dawn rising to 15C.

Viewing Forecast For

Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines
Tuesday 18th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

How windy? (On the summits)

Winds likely to vary in direction, 10mph or less. Perhaps up to 15mph near the coast where sea breezes develop.

Effect of the wind on you?

Mostly small

How Wet?

Showers breaking out, some heavy.

Mostly dry start, although scope for a few patches of lingering rain from overnight in the east. Showers breaking out, slow-moving, with risk of downpours.

Cloud on the hills?

Hills becoming mostly clear

Patches, mainly lowest slopes, but also higher up in and around the legacy of any overnight rain. Soon hills will become clear. Reforming in any downpours.

Chance of cloud free summits?

70%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine, best in morning, before skies tend to fill in with cloud toward afternoon, limiting the best sun to west coast. Visibility very good, poor in showers.

How Cold? (at 700m)

7C lifting to 9C

And in the valleys

16 to 18C

Viewing Forecast For

Yorkshire Dales & North Pennines
Wednesday 19th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

How windy? (On the summits)

Little wind morning, variable in direction. Becoming westerly 15 to 20mph in the afternoon.

Effect of the wind on you?

Small

How Wet?

Very likely dry

Cloud on the hills?

Early low cloud, dispersing off the hills.

Areas of low cloud from dawn, in places from near valleys upwards and focused in west. Through morning, will lift and disperse to leave the fells clear.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Lifting to 80%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine breaking through increasingly. Areas of high level cloud. Visibility murky at first in some areas, but becoming very good.

How Cold? (at 700m)

6C lifting to 10C

And in the valleys

Lifting up to 17 to 19C, highest in the east.

Planning Outlook

Still cool through Tuesday with a northwesterly wind, continuing to bring clusters of showers, with some downpours well inland for Scotland and England. Drier for Wales.Higher pressure will then build in from the southwest Wednesday onwards, settling things down with a warmer feel. However, fronts and cooler conditions may still at times feed in from the Atlantic into Scotland.