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Lake District Forecast for Tuesday

Patchy cloud at times, particularly in the east, but otherwise dry with sunny spells.

Visibility

Patchy cloud mainly above hill tops, few cloud base 700-900m at times. Good or very good visibility.

Chance of cloud free hill

80%

Wind

Northeasterly 15-20 mph

Temperatures

  • Valley: Plus 4 rising to plus 10 Celsius
  • At 800m: Minus 1 to plus 3 Celsius
  • Freezing level: 600-800m, rising 1000m

Outlook for next few days

Wednesday 24 April

Patchy cloud and sunny spells, chance of some showers. Moderate north to northeasterly winds. Freezing level 600-800m.

Thursday 25 April

Largely dry and sunny, perhaps a few showers. Light winds. Freezing level 600-800m, increasing later.

Friday 26 April

Cloudier with showers at times. Light winds. Freezing level lifting.

An overview of weather in the Lake District

Summer:

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!

Winter:

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