Lake District weather forecast for Saturday 23 September
Issued: 23 September at 04:41
Mostly cloudy. Best of the brightness over the Northern and Northwestern Fells.
Lake District Weather
Mostly cloudy skies expected during daylight hours. The cloud could be thick enough to give some light rain or drizzle. However, the cloud should lift and break at times, mainly over the Northern and Northwestern Fells. Windy over the tops.
Moderate, occasionally poor in rain, drizzle and low cloud. Otherwise good.
Cloud Free Hill Top
10 to 40%, cloud extensive with bases around 600m, occasionally down to 300m, mainly in the south. Occasionally lifting or breaking, bases 900m, mainly in the north.
|Time||06:00 - 09:00||09:00 - 12:00||12:00 - 15:00||15:00 - 18:00||18:00 - 21:00||21:00 - 24:00|
|Chance of precipitation||10%||10%||10%||20%||30%||30%|
|Max gusts (mph)||23||20||22||23||26||28|
|Max gusts (mph)||30||24||25||25||29||33|
|Max gusts (mph)||37||33||30||31||36||46|
|Max gusts (mph)||35||35||33||35||38||47|
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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.
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