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Snowdon walk

A beginners guide to safely climbing the highest mountain in England and Wales.

Hiking Weather

10 Day Forecast for Snowdon

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A dry night, with plenty of warm sunshine tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showers will ease this evening, with sunshine to end the day. This will give way to clear spells overnight. With light winds some patchy mist and fog may form though. Minimum Temperature 7C.

Wednesday:

Any early mist and fog will soon clear, with unbroken sunshine through the day for most. It will be another very warm day inland, with cooler conditions at the coast. Maximum Temperature 24C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

It will stay very warm and sunny, but the risk of thunderstorms will return. Patchy mist and fog will also be possible overnight.

Day 6 to 15

The Bank Holiday weekend will be mostly fine and sunny, after any early mist and fog has cleared. Scattered thunderstorms could affect southern and central areas at times however, with mist and low cloud possibly affecting the east coast. It will very warm or hot in the south and west, but often much cooler near eastern coasts. There will also be a brisk easterly wind across southern areas. Similar conditions will prevail into next week, but some longer spells of heavy, thundery rain may move northwards into central parts. Into the beginning of June confidence is low, but it will most likely remain overall drier and warmer than average. However there will be an increasing chance of more unsettled, cooler conditions developing.

Day 16 to 30

For the beginning of June there is low confidence in the type of weather pattern expected across the UK. Conditions are likely to become generally more unsettled as we head towards the middle of the month, with periods of rain or showers being more frequent and widespread. There will still be some more settled spells at times, these most likely in the south and southeast. Temperatures will probably be near or slightly above normal, but there is continued potential for further very warm spells.

Met Office : WL : 2018-05-22T15:03:13

Issued: 1800 on 2018-05-22 for Snowdonia

Today

Another warm sunny and dry day for Snowdonia..

Summary Some early mist, but soon clearing after dawn then another fine sunny and warm day across the National Park.
Chance of Cloud free tops Above 90% with only small amounts of fair weather clouds forming well above the summits.
Ground conditions No recent ground conditions report available.
Visibility Good or very good. Poor at first in any early mist.
Strong Sunlight: High likelihood
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Weather Clear night Sunny Sunny Sunny Sunny Sunny
Rain 00% 00% 00% 00% 00% 00%
Temp (tops) 9 9 9 10 12 13
Wind (tops) 17 13 17 18 15 15
Freezing Level 1800m 1600m 1600m 1700m 1800m 1800m
Day 1

A dry and sunny start but cloud increasing during the morning although high enough to remain above the summits. Showers are likely to develop over mid-Wales in the afternoon, perhaps spreading north into the Snowdonia National Park.

Ice Above the summits
Visibility Good, perhaps a slight haze but good views across the surrounding area. Moderate in any showers.
Wind Easterly 20mph, occasionally gusting 30mph
Temp 10 Celsius (at high level)
Day 2

Cloudy with a risk of showers. Low cloud occasionally affecting higher summits.

Day 3

Cloudy at first with perhaps a few isolated showers but slowly improving with sunny spells developing. Remaining windy across the high tops.

Day 4

Dry with bright or sunny spells. Breezy across the summits.

Data: Met Office