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Lake District Forecast for Monday

Extensive cloud and patchy drizzle possible at first, particularly over the Northern and Eastern fells. However, bright and sunny spells developing with the cloud lifting and breaking during the day.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally poor at first, becoming very good or excellent during daylight hours.

Hill cloud

10 to 30% overnight and early morning with persistent or periods of cloud above 600m, patches 300m. Becoming 70% with the cloud lifting and breaking.

Wind

North 25 gust 35mph easing during daylight hours.

Temperatures

  • Valley: Plus 10 rising to 20 Celsius.
  • At 800m: Plus 8 to 12 Celsius
  • Freezing level: Above the summits.

Outlook for next few days

Tuesday 25 July

Mainly dry and bright. Light winds.

Wednesday 26 July

Mostly cloudy with rain or showers. Freshening southeast winds.

Thursday 27 July

Rain clearing to bright or sunny spells. Freshening west or northwest winds.



An overview to the weather in the Lake District

Summer:

The summer season in the Lake District actually runs from March to October. The driest period runs between March and June.

The weather is renowned for changing rapidly and rainfall is a predominant feature. The wettest area in the Lake District is known as Sprinkling Tarn which receives approximately 5000mm of rainfall every year!

Winter:

The wettest months run from October to January.

Snowfall typically falls from November to March. The valleys of the Lake District receive around 20 days of snow and 200 days of rain per year.

Winter is actually a beautiful time of year to enjoy the spectacular views.

It’s important to stay safe during the Winter period, especially if you are considering exploring the fells. If you’re a fan of the Lake District in Winter, why not register on one of our Winter Skills Courses? Learn more