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 17th June until Saturday 24th June issued on Thursday morning 15th June.


High confidence for it to become very warm or even hot next week. Breaking down into thunderstorms towards the end of the week.


Saturday will be fine and sunny with light mainly westerly winds. Good visibility and temperatures 18 to 22C depending on altitude.

Sunday stays fine with spells of sunshine. Light winds becoming easterly occasionally moderate. Good visibility and temperatures 20 to 24C. More humid.

Monday stays dry with spells of sunshine and good visibility, winds ENE light or moderate. Temperatures 21 to 25C and humid.

Tuesday will be a sticky day with sunny intervals and more cloud. Light or moderate ENE winds. Moderate or good visibility with temperatures 22 to 26C. Low risk of an evening thunderstorm.

Wednesday will see a lot of cloud with sunny intervals. Humid and sticky with light or moderate SE winds. Thunderstorms possibly spreading up from France later in the day with a risk of torrential downpours and frequent lightning continuing into the night. Before the storms temperatures will reach 22 to 25C.

Thursday stays cloudy with some heavy thundery rain. Turning fresher and drier in the evening as SE winds veer westerly. Temperatures mostly 18 to 22C.

The rest of the week is lower confidence but likely to be fresher with sunny spells and a few showers. Winds mainly west or northwest with temperatures 17 to 21C and visibility becoming mainly good again.


The outlook for the rest of June to the middle of July with moderate confidence is for it to stay warm or even hot at times with some sunny days, though with a risk of spells of more heavy and thundery rain.


The next forecast will be issued on Thursday 29th.


Go here to look at current weather for Haytor and Postbridge.

Please tell your friends and colleagues about this unique site on Dartmoor!


Will Hand

Chief Forecaster Haytor