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Update 23 March:

Our fell top assessors have finished their season early.

stay at home, protect the nhs, save lives

In this extraordinarily challenging time, we ask everyone to heed the advice and guidance from Public Health England and Cumbria Police which advises everyone to avoid all but essential travel and to be following good social distancing practices in all aspects of their lives.

Cumbria and the Lake District are not immune to the unprecedented pressures facing our public services, including the NHS and Mountain Rescue, and we all have a responsibility to help those on the frontline as much as possible. Now is not the time for tourism.


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Lake District Forecast for Sunday

Another dry sunny day.



Hill cloud



Southest 15 gusts 25mph.


  • Valley: Plus 7 to Plus 12 at dawn rising to 22 Celsius in the afternoon.
  • At 800m: Plus 11 rising to Plus 14 degrees.
  • Freezing level: Above the summits.

Outlook for next few days

Monday 01 June

Another dry and sunny day. Mostly light winds.

Tuesday 02 June

Dry with some sunshine but more in the way of high cloud around.

Wednesday 03 June

Still a fair amount of dry weather but there could be some showers around with a fresh northeast breeze.

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