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The Lake District weather forecast


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Met Office forecast for Wednesday

Issued 24 November at 17:38

Largely dry and clear in the early morning, with cloud thickening through the morning as a band of rain approaches. This rain will be mostly light, but will linger in places through much of the afternoon and evening. A drier overnight period across the park, with some clear spells.

0000 to 0300

Partly cloudy 10% chance of precipitation

0300 to 0600

Clear sky 0% chance of precipitation 0

0600 to 0900

Clear sky 0% chance of precipitation 0

0900 to 1200

Sunny intervals 20% chance of precipitation

1200 to 1500

Light rain 60% chance of precipitation

1500 to 1800

Light rain 80% chance of precipitation

1800 to 2100

Partly cloudy 20% chance of precipitation

2100 to 2400

Partly cloudy 20% chance of precipitation


Generally very good, with distant hills visible with great clarity. Visibility then deteriorating a little during rain, but improving again overnight after the rain passes.

Hill fog

Occasional patches over the highest peaks during the morning, becoming persistent down to 500m during the rain in the afternoon and evening. Becoming patchy and only covering the highest peaks again overnight.

Wind at 500m

Northwesterly winds will mean at 30mph gusting up to 40mph for most of the day. Easing slightly in the evening to 20-25mph gusting 35mph.


  • Valleys/low level: Minimum temperature of plus 2 Celsius, rising to plus 9 Celsius during the day.
  • At 900m: Minimum temperature of 0 Celsius, maximum temperature of plus 2 Celsius.
  • Freezing level: Around 900m in the morning, rising above the summits in the afternoon.


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Storm force winds

No risk


No risk

Severe chill effect

Low risk - Light rain accompanied by strong winds will cause a slight chill effect at altitude.

Persistent extensive hill fog

Medium risk - Persistent hill fog in the late afternoon and evening in association with a band of rain.


No risk

Heavy persistent rain

No risk

Strong sunlight

No risk


No risk

Heavy snow

No risk

Forecast for Thursday

Another dry start, with cloud thickening through the morning leading to drizzly conditions across the park. Following the drizzle some slightly heavier rain will pass through in the afternoon, with some more drizzle in the evening and overnight.


The visibility will be good at first, however it will become worse through the morning in the rain and drizzle, becoming poor in the afternoon.

Hill fog

Hill fog will be cover the peaks at first before becoming persistent at 400m throughout the day from dawn. There will be occasional patches down to 200m, mainly on the western slopes.

Wind at 500m

Northwesterly at 25mph gusting 35mph in the morning, becoming westerly 35mph gusting 45mph later.


  • Valleys/low level: Minimum temperature will be plus 4 Celsius with maximum temperature plus 11 Celsius
  • At 900m: Minimum temperature will be plus 2 Celsius, reaching no higher than plus 6 Celsius in the day.
  • Freezing level Above summits

Outlook for next few days


Some scattered cloud and drizzle early on, with a band of heavy rain passing through in the afternoon. Turning colder after this with the possibility of some sleet or snow down to around 400m. Winds will be southwesterly and strong, possibly gale force. Freezing level falling to around 600m in the evening.


Mostly clear early in the morning with a band of heavy rain arriving during the mid morning before clearing to the east. Following on from the band of rain will be unsettled showery conditions. There is a risk of snow, mainly during the morning and evening above 600m. Winds strong and westerly with freezing level around 700m, rising through the day.


Generally unsettled with a risk of snow showers at 400m and above at times, with strong northwesterly winds through the day. Freezing level around 600 - 1000m

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