Fell Top Weather


Today - Thursday, 26th May

Heavy Persistent SnowNone
Storm Force WindsNone
Severe Chill EffectNone
Poor VisibilityMedium
Heavy Persistent RainNone
Strong SunlightMedium
Rain through the morning, then mainly dry and sunny from mid-day.
Outbreaks of rain lingers through much of the morning, some on the heavy side over southern and western fells, before clearing to east in the early afternoon, then mainly dry with sunny intervals and only the odd light and isolated shower.
Moderate or poor in morning and early afternoon rain, very poor within cloud as bases extensive from 300-500m in early rain, then becoming very good.
Chance of cloud free summits
10-20% for the morning, becoming 90% during the afternoon.
Forecaster's view
Hill fog quite extensive during the morning, combining with driving rain and across higher peaks gales to bring some difficult conditions. Risk of sunburn in strengthening afternoon sunshine.
Conditions through the day
Freezing Level2100m2200m2000m1500m1300m1200m
900mTemperature (°C)577653
Feels like (°C)-102-0-1-4
Wind directionSWSWWWWW
Wind speed (mph)314236352633
Wind gust (mph)375145453440
600mTemperature (°C)789986
Feels like (°C)235431
Wind directionSWSWWWWW
Wind speed (mph)263130322322
Wind gust (mph)334140433231
300mTemperature (°C)9101212108
Feels like (°C)7791086
Wind directionSWSWWWNWNW
Wind speed (mph)9131315107
Wind gust (mph)253332352626
ValleyTemperature (°C)111113141311
Feels like (°C)991111119
Wind directionSWSWWWNWW
Wind speed (mph)1013131498
Wind gust (mph)243230312425
dawn 03:59, sunrise 04:50, sunset 21:28, dusk 22:19

Friday, 27th May

Mainly dry with plentiful sunshine and only a few light and very isolated showers appearing.
West to northwest initially mean 30-35mph with gusts reaching 45mph over most exposed ridges and summits, gradually easing through the day.
Good or very good.
Chance of cloud free summits
95% plus.
dawn 03:58, sunrise 04:49, sunset 21:30, dusk 22:21

Saturday, 28th May

Dry with good periods of sunshine. Relatively light winds with a freezing level above the summits.

Sunday, 29th May

Again another largely dry with good sunny spells, but northerly breezes developing, bringing some risk of a few light showers later.

Monday, 30th May

A scattering of light showers and brighter spells.

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