Monsal Trail walk

Gentle Peak District walk along a disused railway line via viaducts, tunnels, and escarpements

Hiking Weather

10 Day Forecast for Topley Pike Junction

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Mainly dry with sunny spells, patchy light rain late evening.


Dry, bright and breezy for much of the day, with some good sunny spells at times. Clouding over from the west into the evening, with some patchy light rain arriving in the late evening. Maximum Temperature 20C.


Patchy rain soon clearing to leave a dry and breezy night with some long clear spells, and turning rather cool later in the night. Minimum Temperature 8C.


A fine start with early sun, but becoming cloudier during the morning with winds easing, followed by a mainly cloudy but dry afternoon with some bright spells at times. Maximum Temperature 19C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday cloudy and breezy with outbreaks of rain earlier in the day, clearing later. Thursday a mix of scattered showers and sunny spells. Friday dry and bright with some sun.

Day 6 to 15

Friday is expected to be a largely fine and dry day across the UK with plenty of warm sunshine. It is also likely to be less humid than recent days have been. However as we head into the weekend it may turn cloudier and breezier across northwestern parts with some outbreaks of rain possible at times. During the last week of the month dry, fine and sometimes very warm weather is expected to continue in southern and central parts and this fine, settled weather is also expected for much of the week across northern parts of the country too. However, at times conditions will become unsettled and rather cold in the northwest with short-lived spells of rain or showers possible along with stronger winds.

Day 16 to 30

Early indications are that the first half of July may well bring a good deal of dry and settled weather across the UK, particularly in southern and eastern parts, where temperatures are expected to be warm, and sometimes very warm. Northern and western areas are more likely to see changeable spells with showers and more persistent rain at times. During these changeable spells temperatures will be close to average for the time of year, but there will be some drier and warmer interludes too.

Met Office : YH : 2018-06-18T02:57:37

Issued: 0600 on 2018-06-18 for Peak District


Largely fine for much of the day, but cloudier later with outbreaks of rain.

Summary A dry and bright morning with some sunny spells, continuing into the early afternoon. Turning cloudier again from the west from mid-afternoon onwards, with outbreaks of rain arriving by early evening, and cloud lowering to cover higher peaks. Rather breezy throughout the day, especially at height.
Chance of Cloud free tops Around 90% through the morning and early afternoon, reducing from mid-afternoon onwards to become around 20% by evening.
Ground conditions
Visibility Very good or excellent through the morning and early afternoon with some good panoramic views available, but falling to just a few kilometres in rain by evening.
Gales: Medium likelihood
Poor Visibility: Medium likelihood
Strong Sunlight: Low likelihood
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Weather Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Light rain
Rain 10% 10% 10% 30% 80% 80%
Temp (tops) 9 9 11 12 12 13
Wind (tops) 26 27 21 20 23 25
Freezing Level 2800m 3200m 3300m 3300m 3100m 3000m
Day 1

Rain clearing during the early hours of Tuesday with winds easing, but remaining rather cloudy. Then a mainly dry morning though staying rather cloudy, followed by patchy light rain or drizzle at times in the afternoon. Becoming dry and brighter by evening, with some late sunny spells possible.

Ice Above the summits
Visibility Very good in the morning, falling to just a few kilometres in afternoon rain and drizzle.
Wind Westerly 25-30mph gusting up to 45mph at first, becoming southwesterly 10-15mph by midday, then strengthening again to 20-25mph during the evening.
Temp Around plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 11 Celsius (at high level)
Day 2

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain at first, becoming drier and brighter later. Strong southwesterly winds veering westerly later, and easing. Freezing level above the summits.

Day 3

Mainly dry with some good spells of sunshine developing, but also a risk of isolated rain showers, mainly in the east. Fresh northwesterly winds easing. Freezing level above the summits.

Day 4

Dry with good sunny spells. Mainly light northwesterly winds. Freezing level above the summits.

Data: Met Office