The Lake District weather forecast

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Met Office forecast for Monday

Issued 23 November at 15:45

Starting dry and cloudy with perhaps some light drizzle. However, cloud will break during the morning to leave some good sunny spells around the park. Remaining mostly dry during the afternoon but cloud will thicken as a band of rain will approach the west of the park in the evening followed by some light rain later on.

0000 to 0300

Medium-level cloud 20% chance of precipitation

0300 to 0600

Medium-level cloud 0% chance of precipitation

0600 to 0900

Partly cloudy 0% chance of precipitation

0900 to 1200

Sunny intervals 0% chance of precipitation

1200 to 1500

Sunny intervals 0% chance of precipitation

1500 to 1800

Partly cloudy 0% chance of precipitation

1800 to 2100

Medium-level cloud 20% chance of precipitation

2100 to 2400

Medium-level cloud 30% chance of precipitation

Visibility

Generally good but moderate in any rain or drizzle.

Hill fog

Most fells staying clear with some isolated patches down to 700m mainly in the east of the park during daytime. Then occasional hill fog down to 500m with occasional patches down to 200m mainly in the west of the park during the evening.

Wind at 500m

Westerly/Southwesterly 15-20mph with isolated gusts up to 30mph over the highest peaks and summits.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 3 Celsius, rising to Plus 8 Celsius and dropping back to Plus 3 Celsius overnight.
  • At 900m: Around Plus 1 Celsius.
  • Freezing level: Around 800m at first but lifting above the summits during the afternoon.

Daylight

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Hazards

Storm force winds

No risk

Gales

No risk

Severe chill effect

No risk

Persistent extensive hill fog

Medium risk - Occasional fog down to 500m mainly in the west of the park in the evening.

Thunderstorms

No risk

Heavy persistent rain

No risk

Strong sunlight

No risk

Blizzards

No risk

Heavy snow

No risk

Forecast for Tuesday

Generally cloudy with patchy rain. Cloud will thicken, heralding a band of rain which will move in from the south during the evening . This will be followed by outbreaks of rain, these possibly heavy at times. Rain will fall as snow over the highest peaks.

Visibility

Generally good but moderate in rain and poor in any heavy outbreaks of rain and snow.

Hill fog

Periods of hill fog down to 500m with occasional patches down to 200m mainly in the south and north of the park at first. Cloud will lift from midday onwards but there will be some occasional patches down to 300m left, particularly in the north and east of the park.

Wind at 500m

Easterly/Southeasterly 10-15mph.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 3 Celsius rising to Plus 8 Celsius before dropping back to Plus 3 Celsius overnight.
  • At 900m: Around Minus 1 Celsius.
  • Freezing level Generally above the peaks but dropping down to 900m during the evening.

Outlook for next few days

Wednesday

Outbreaks of rain and snow, these might also turn heavy at times across the park during the day. Rain will clear during the afternoon and towards evening, though the odd spot of drizzle is possible. Light easterly winds becoming moderate westerly by midnight. Freezing level generally above the summits but dropping down to 900m mainly during the evening.

Thursday

Remaining mostly dry and partly cloudy but with the odd light shower. Moderate westerly winds becoming strong southeasterly during the afternoon. Freezing level above the summits although falling at 900m towards midnight.

Friday

Starting dry with the odd light spot of drizzle. Rain will then spread in from the west during the afternoon. This should be mainly light. Strong southeasterly winds becoming moderate during the evening. Freezing level at 900m at first but lifting above peaks during the day.

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