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Lake District Forecast for Tuesday

Mostly clear overnight, but some low cloud and mist possible, mainly in the east of the park. This will soon clear to leave another bright day with sunny spells.


Mostly very good, but moderate or poor in low cloud and mist.

Hill cloud

90% or more, no significant cloud expected.


East or Northeast 5 to 15mph.


  • Valley: Plus 8 Celsius rising to 20 Celsius.
  • At 800m: Plus 8 to 12 Celsius
  • Freezing level: Around 2000m

Outlook for next few days

Wednesday 23 May

Any patchy low cloud and mist will soon clear to leave a dry day with good sunny spells. Light or moderate easterly winds over the tops.

Thursday 24 May

Any patchy low cloud and mist will soon clear to leave a dry day with good sunny spells. Moderate or fresh easterly winds over the tops.

Friday 25 May

Dry and bright with some sunny or clear spells. Strong east or northeast winds over the tops.

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