Lake District weather forecast for Wednesday 20 November
Issued: 19 November at 15:54
Mainly dry and windy. Some bright or clear spells. Significant wind chill.
Lake District Weather
Rather cloudy overnight with patchy rain possible. Dry during daylight hours, the cloud expected to extensive at first, particularly over the southern and eastern fells. However, it should tend to lift and break, the brightest, clearest conditions over the northern and northwestern fells.
Mostly good or very good, but poor or very poor in any cloud.
Cloud Free Hill Top
60%, extensive or overcast cloud at first with base around 600m, tending to lift and beak during the day.
|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||30%||20%||10%||<05%||00%||00%|
|Max gusts (mph)||26||28||28||31||30||27|
|Max gusts (mph)||28||29||31||33||30||27|
|Max gusts (mph)||39||38||41||43||38||38|
|Max gusts (mph)||42||46||47||48||44||44|
Lake District Forecast for Thursday
Dry and bright, occasional sunny or clear spells expected. The cloud could be more extensive at times, mainly across the southern and eastern fells during the morning.
Good or very good, but moderate or poor at times at height.
60%, occasional or extensive cloud with base 600 to 900m.
Southeast 20 to 30mph gusting 40mph over the tops with a significant wind chill.
- Valley: Plus 3 rising to 7 Celsius
- At 800m: Around Zero Celsius
- Freezing level: 800m
Outlook for next few days
Friday 22 November
Mostly cloudy with occasional rain or showers. Fresh or strong east or southeast winds at height.
Saturday 23 November
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Fresh or strong easterly winds, gales possible over the tops.
Sunday 24 November
Cloudy with rain and drizzle. Moderate or fresh east or southeast winds at height.
An overview of 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.