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Lake District weather forecast for Saturday 8 August
Issued: 7 August at 15:01
Dry and warm.
Lake District Weather
Overnight fog patches soon burning off. Otherwise a dry, sunny and warm day.
Very good with good air clarity.
Cloud Free Hill Top
All summits expected to be free of cloud throughout the day.
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Lake District Forecast for Sunday
Largely dry and quite sunny throughout, although the far east may see some early low cloud.
90%, some patchy cloud across the far east around 600 metres at first but this soon burning off, otherwise summits will be cloud free.
Easterly 20 mph on the highest summits
- Valley: Plus 12 rising to 24 Celsius
- At 800m: Plus 11 rising to 16 Celsius
- Freezing level: Above summits
Outlook for next few days
Monday 10 August
Chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm, otherwise expected to be dry and warm with some hazy sunshine.
Tuesday 11 August
Staying warm with the chance of showers or thunderstorms.
Wednesday 12 August
Little change, warm and humid with a chance of showers.
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!
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.