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Lake District Forecast for Monday

Chilly through the early hours with largely clear skies. Then a dry sunny morning. Patchy cloud increasing in the afternoon, but most likely remaining dry. Dry but rather cloudy overnight.


Generally excellent outside of any low cloud or early morning valley fog.

Hill cloud

70%, some patchy cloud above around 600m, but summits often cloud free. Some patchy fog possible in the valley bottoms early morning.


North becoming Northwest 10-15 mph, increasing 25 mph across the summits late afternoon.


  • Valley: Plus 3 Celsius rising to 16 Celsius.
  • At 800m: Plus 5 Celsius rising to 7 Celsius.
  • Freezing level: Above the summits.

Outlook for next few days

Tuesday 17 September

A dry day with moderate northwest winds. Mostly cloudy, but a chance of some bright or sunny spells, particularly in the morning.

Wednesday 18 September

Rather cloudy, perhaps a few spots of light drizzle later in the day, but mostly dry. Light winds.

Thursday 19 September

Winds remaining light, but large uncertainty in cloud amounts. However, a largely dry day is expected.

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