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Lake District Forecast for Tuesday

Dry and cloudy in the morning. The afternoon will see sunny intervals and a chance of showers across the more eastern fells, but dry across the west.

Visibility

Poor in areas of cloud down to 500 to 800 metres, this most extensive across northern and western fells. Very good visibility with cloud above the tops in the afternoon.

Chance of cloud free hill

60%

Wind

Northerly 10 mph

Temperatures

  • Valley: Plus 10 rising to 17 Celsius
  • At 800m: Plus 8 Celsius
  • Freezing level: Above the summits

Outlook for next few days

Wednesday 19 June

After a cloudy start it will be a dry day with some spells of sunshine.

Thursday 20 June

A dry but largely cloudy day, some cloud will shroud the summits. Light winds.

Friday 21 June

Largely dry with some brightness, perhaps a little light rain for a time in the afternoon.

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