Welcome to the weekly weather update supplied by Haytor private weather station

This page will provide a weekly update of expected weather in the Dartmoor National Park.

These forecasts are supplied on an "as is" basis by Will Hand and as such represent his personal opinion on the likely weather and may be used at own risk for any purpose whatsoever. They will be supplied once a week (usually on Thursday or Friday) and will not be updated except for very severe imminent weather. All we ask is that if you find these forecasts useful then let us know mailto:HMO@lyneside.demon.co.uk . Also if reproduced then this original source must be referenced.


Forecast for Saturday 16th December to Saturday 23rdDecember issued on Thursday morning 14th December.

Very high confidence for a mainly dry and mainly cloudy, benign week ahead. Low confidence for cold weather to return towards the end of the week.


Saturday will be cloudy with a few sunny intervals and a light or moderate NW wind. Risk of one or two light showers. Temperatures 4 to 7C with good visibility.

Sunday will continue mainly cloudy with moderate or fresh westerly winds and bits of light drizzle. Moderate or good visibility with temperatures 5 to 8C.

Monday stays mainly cloudy and dry with light or moderate SW winds, moderate or good visibility and temperatures 7 to 10C.

Tuesday will be similar to Monday.

Wednesday turns a bit colder with light winds. Chance of a few sunny intervals but a lot of cloud. Temperatures 6 to 9C. Moderate or good visibility. Risk of a ground frost overnight into Thursday as skies clear. Minimum temperature around 1C.

The rest of the week is low confidence for colder conditions to return from the north but probably staying mainly dry up to Saturday with some sunshine and air frosts at night.


The outlook for the rest of December is uncertain but could turn very cold with some snow at times. January is looking changeable with temperatures around normal and spells of rain and snow.


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Will Hand

Chief Forecaster Haytor