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Lake District Forecast for Monday

Mainly dry with clear spells overnight, perhaps an isolated shower in the west of the park. Staying mainly dry and bright during the day with sunny spells, but cloud bubbling up with isolated showers in the afternoon.


Very good or excellent, but moderate in any showers.

Hill cloud

90%, only patches around the summits, mainly in the afternoon.


Northwest 15 to 20mph, later West 10mph


  • Valley: Plus 6 Celsius rising to 13 Celsius
  • At 800m: Plus 5 Celsius
  • Freezing level: Above the summits.

Outlook for next few days

Tuesday 25 September

A dry start with clear or sunny spells. Cloud increasing during the day, patchy rain possible later in the day. Southwesterly winds strengthening, gales over the tops later in the day.

Wednesday 26 September

Mostly cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle possible. However, dry for much of the time. Strong to gale force west or southwest winds over the tops.

Thursday 27 September

Mostly cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle possible, mostly later in the day. Fresh to strong 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