Lake District weather forecast for Monday 24 July
Issued: 23 July at 17:37
Bright and sunny spells after a rather cloudy start. Winds easing.
Lake District Weather
Mostly cloudy during the early hours with some patchy light rain or drizzle possible over the northern and eastern fells. Any thicker cloud will begin to lift and break during the morning with sunny spells developing. Isolated showers possible later in the afternoon and into the evening, but dry for most. Northerly gales over the tops during the early hours, but winds steadily easing during daylight hours.
Occasionally moderate or poor overnight. Becoming very good or excellent during daylight hours.
Cloud Free Hill Top
10 to 30% overnight and at first during the morning with periods or persistent cloud above 600m, patches to 300m mainly in the east and north. Increasing 70 to 90% during daylight hours with only occasional patchy cloud near or above the summits.
|Time||00:00 - 03:00||03:00 - 06:00||06:00 - 09:00||09:00 - 12:00||12:00 - 15:00||15:00 - 18:00|
|Chance of precipitation||20%||10%||10%||10%||00%||00%|
|Max gusts (mph)||36||32||27||23||20||15|
|Max gusts (mph)||29||29||25||24||21||17|
|Max gusts (mph)||34||34||27||24||23||18|
|Max gusts (mph)||48||45||37||29||25||22|
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Lake District Forecast for Tuesday
Mainly dry and rather cloudy, although it should brighten up during the day, perhaps the odd sunny spell developing later. Isolated slow moving showers possible.
Mainly good or very good.
20 to 40% with periods of cloud above 600m, becoming 60 to 80% later with occasional patches near or above the summits.
Variable 5 to 15mph
- Valley: Plus 10 rising to 20 Celsius
- At 800m: Plus 8 to 12 Celsius
- Freezing level: Above the summits
Outlook for next few days
Wednesday 26 July
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain and strong to gale force south or southwest winds. Turning brighter a few blustery showers.
Thursday 27 July
Bright spells and blustery showers. Gale force southwesterly winds over the tops.
Friday 28 July
Bright spells and blustery showers. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds over the tops.
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