Lake District weather forecast for Friday 23 July
Issued: 23 July at 02:52
Warm and generally sunny, risk of an isolated heavy shower.
Lake District Weather
Apart from a little cloud it will be a sunny and warm day. There is the chance of an isolated heavy shower in the afternoon.
Generally good or very good but around dawn there may be patchy low cloud from 600ft for more eastern fells. This will clear readily during the morning but may reform during the evening. Otherwise it may be hazy at times.
Chance of Cloud Free Hill Top
95%, perhaps some patchy low cloud in the morning and evening especially for eastern fells.
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|Max gusts (mph)||4||7||9||9||7||13|
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|Max gusts (mph)||10||8||12||9||15||20|
Lake District Forecast for Saturday
Another fine, dry day with some brighter or sunny spells but more in the way of cloud that recently too.
Very good visibility around the National Park.
Chance of cloud free hill
95% or more. Cloud generally above the summits.
Easterly 10-15 mph.
- Valley: Plus 9 rising to 23 Celsius.
- At 800m: Plus 10 rising to 17 Celsius.
- Freezing level: Above the summits.
Outlook for next few days
Sunday 25 July
A cloudier day but some brighter spells too and mostly dry, light northeasterly winds and good visibility.
Monday 26 July
Cloudy but some sunny spells breaking through, possibility of some afternoon showers. Light northerly winds.
Tuesday 27 July
Cloudy with the possibility of some outbreaks of rain. Moderate westerly winds.
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.