Lake District weather forecast for Sunday 23 July
Issued: 23 July at 02:55
Mostly cloudy with some showery rain, perhaps becoming more persistent this afternoon.
Lake District Weather
A few brighter intervals this morning otherwise often rather cloudy with some showery rain, this may become more persistent and heavier from the north this afternoon.
Mostly very good but becoming poor in any rain.
Cloud Free Hill Top
40% with patches down to 600 metres, most of this across northern and eastern ranges. Becoming more widespread in any rain later this afternoon.
|Time||06:00 - 09:00||09:00 - 12:00||12:00 - 15:00||15:00 - 18:00||18:00 - 21:00||21:00 - 24:00|
|Chance of precipitation||10%||10%||40%||60%||40%||40%|
|Max gusts (mph)||6||11||17||18||23||31|
|Max gusts (mph)||7||10||17||17||22||28|
|Max gusts (mph)||8||11||18||20||26||34|
|Max gusts (mph)||9||14||19||25||32||45|
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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.
Moderate, occasionally poor at first, becoming very good or excellent during daylight hours.
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.
North 25 gust 35mph easing during daylight hours.
- 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
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!
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