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Yorkshire Dales: forecast cloud

Wednesday, 20 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0344 on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Overview for Wednesday

Broken cloud with a scattering of showers. Sunny spells are likely at times. Feeling cool on peaks in the northwesterly winds.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales No Risk  
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog No Risk  
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Medium risk of high UV levels at times during sunny spells.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Yorkshire Dales



Wednesday will see a mix of sunny spells and cloudy intervals throughout the day. Isolated showers may develop in the afternoon, but will be few and far between, with most places staying dry. Feeling cool in the wind on higher peaks. Mainly dry overnight, though becoming increasingly cloudy as the night goes on, with a few spots of rain possible towards the end of the night.


Mainly very good. Moderate in any showers. Locally very poor in any hill fog.

Hill fog

Ragged hill fog above 500m is possible in the early morning.

Maximum winds above 400m

Northwesterly 15-20mph, with isolated gusts to 30 mph in or near any showers


Valleys Plus 5 becoming Plus 15 Celsius
700 m Plus 6 becoming Plus 10 Celsius
Freezing level Well above the highest peaks.



Cloudy for much of the day on Thursday, with outbreaks of light rain during the morning, becoming more showery in the afternoon with a few bright or sunny spells developing. Becoming breezier in the afternoon also. Feeling unseasonably cool, especially in the wind. Becoming dry overnight with clear spells developing.


Mainly good. Locally moderate in showers. Locally very poor in patchy hill fog.

Hill fog

Broken hill fog above 300m during the morning, mainly on west-facing slopes, clearing by the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 400m

Westerly 15-20mph, becoming 25-30mph in the afternoon.


Valleys Plus 6 becoming Plus 14 Celsius
700 m Plus 7 becoming Plus 11 Celsius
Freezing level Well above the highest peaks.



Cool northerly winds will bring a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers throughout the day. Feeling unseasonably cool, especially on higher peaks.


Northerly winds continue to bring a mix of sunny spells and showers, though showers should only be isolated, with some prolonged sunny spells, and some places staying dry. Still feeling very cool for the time of year.


Largely dry with sunny spells, though cloud increasing from the west later, becoming unsettled overnight.


Altitude 375 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Wednesday, 20 August 2014

  • Last 24 hours 1.0 mm
  • Last 48 hours 3.8 mm
  • Last 72 hours 6.2 mm

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