Lake District weather forecast for Sunday 19 November
Issued: 19 November at 02:02
A bright, chilly start. Becoming cloudy with rain and strengthening winds later.
Lake District Weather
A bright and cold start with a frost and sunny spells. The sunshine will turn hazy as cloud thickens from the west. Patchy light rain possible by dusk, snow over the tops. The rain will turn heavy and persistent during the evening, any snow soon turning back to rain. The cloud thickening and lowering, winds also strengthening.
Mainly very good during daylight hours. Becoming moderate or poor in the evening, very poor at height.
Cloud Free Hill Top
70 to 90% during daylight hours. Becoming Nil by the end of the day.
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|Max gusts (mph)||9||6||3||5||10||15|
|Max gusts (mph)||13||8||6||8||11||17|
|Max gusts (mph)||13||10||8||12||18||26|
|Max gusts (mph)||20||15||12||16||22||29|
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Lake District Forecast for Monday
Cloudy and generally overcast with outbreaks of rain and drizzle. The rain heavy at times. Some drier spells possible in the afternoon. Windy over the tops with significant wind chill, gales at times.
Often poor or very poor at height, but moderate, occasionally good lower down.
Nil to 20%, cloud extensive with bases 300 to 600m
West or southwest 30 to 40mph, gust 55mph, winds easing through the afternoon and easing.
- Valley: Plus 10 to 12 Celsius
- At 800m: Plus 6 Celsius
- Freezing level: 1800m
Outlook for next few days
Tuesday 21 November
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, possibly heavy and persistent at times. Hill fog. Variable winds, mainly light to moderate.
Wednesday 22 November
Cloudy and overcast with outbreaks of rain. Hill fog. Variable winds, possible fresh or strong.
Thursday 23 November
Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain. Hill fog. Strong southwest 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