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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.

Visibility

Very good

Hill 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.

Wind

Easterly 20 mph on the highest summits

Temperatures

  • 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

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