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Lake District Forecast for Wednesday

Mainly dry with bright or clear spells. Isolated light showers are possible, these wintry over the summits.


Good or very good, but moderate or poor in any showers.

Hill cloud

80%, little or no significant cloud expected.


Southeast 20 to 30mph gusting 40mph over the tops with a significant wind chill.


  • Valley: Plus 1 rising to 7 Celsius
  • At 800m: Around Zero Celsius
  • Freezing level: 800m

Outlook for next few days

Thursday 21 November

Mainly dry and bright, although thickening cloud and outbreaks of rain in the evening with sleet or snow over the highest tops. Fresh or strong southeasterly winds at height.

Friday 22 November

Mainly dry and bright during daylight hours. Showers possible early and later in the day. Fresh or strong south or southeast winds at height.

Saturday 23 November

Mainly dry with some bright spells. Occasional low cloud and showers, mainly early and late in the day. Fresh or strong southeast winds over the tops.

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!

Make the most of the summer on a guided walk or navigation course


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.

Enjoy the fells safely on a winter skills course