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Lake District Forecast for Monday

Mainly dry overnight but staying cloudy. Some bright or sunny spells in the morning but a few showers developing. The showers may become heavy with the risk of thunder at times in the afternoon.

Visibility

Generally good visibility but cloud may fall below the tops at times first thing in the morning and may dip to 600m temporarily in any heavy afternoon showers.

Chance of cloud free hill

80% cloud mainly above the tops but perhaps slightly lower for a time early in the morning and in any heavy showers.

Wind

Southerly 15-20mph with gusts 25-30mph, perhaps stronger in heavy showers.

Temperatures

  • Valley: Plus 8 rising to 14 Celsius.
  • At 800m: Plus 5 rising to 9 Celsius.
  • Freezing level: Above the summits.

Outlook for next few days

Tuesday 11 May

A mix of sunshine and a few showers, strong southerly winds, feeling quite mild.

Wednesday 12 May

Frequent showers will giveway to a few brighter spells at times. Light southerly winds.

Thursday 13 May

Likely to be another day with some brighter spells but also some showers developing. Light easterly winds.

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