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Lake District Forecast for Sunday

Mainly dry overnight and during the morning with some clear or sunny spells. Cloud is expected to thicken during the afternoon with outbreaks rain pushing in off the Irish sea. Breezy over the tops


Mainly good or very good, but moderate in any rain.

Hill cloud

60 to 90% with the cloud expected to be near or above the summits for much of the time.


South or Southeast 15 to 20mph.


  • Valley: Plus 10 rising to 18 Celsius
  • At 800m: Around Plus 10 Celsius
  • Freezing level: 2500m

Outlook for next few days

Monday 25 September

Some overnight and early morning rain possible. Otherwise dry with bright and sunny spells developing. Light or moderate southeast winds.

Tuesday 26 September

Bright, sunny or clear spells. Low level mist and fog patches possible, clearing by day. Light or moderate southeast winds.

Wednesday 27 September

Bright, sunny or clear spells. Rain possible later. Strengthening south or southeast 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