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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.

Visibility

Good or very good, but moderate or poor at times at height.

Hill cloud

60%, occasional or extensive cloud with base 600 to 900m.

Wind

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

Temperatures

  • 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

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!

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

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