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Lake District weather forecast for Saturday 26 September
Issued: 26 September at 02:11
Dry and bright, strong and cold winds at height
Lake District Weather
Dry throughout with some spells of sunshine.
Very good with great air clarity.
Cloud Free Hill Top
Some patchy cloud above 800 metres for a time late morning, otherwise summits mostly free of cloud.
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|Chance of precipitation||00%||10%||00%||00%||00%||00%|
|Max gusts (mph)||30||28||32||32||23||27|
|Max gusts (mph)||26||26||32||33||27||26|
|Max gusts (mph)||30||28||38||38||32||32|
|Max gusts (mph)||43||40||40||44||39||40|
Lake District Forecast for Sunday
Dry and sunny. Much less windy than on Saturday but still cold at height.
Very good with good air clarity.
Ridges and summits expected to be clear of cloud.
Northerly 15 mph
- Valley: Plus 2 rising to 13 Celsius
- At 800m: Plus 1 rising to 6 Celsius
- Freezing level: 1000 to 1300 metres.
Outlook for next few days
Monday 28 September
Low cloud and rain spreading from the west through the morning, turning mostly dry and brighter through the afternoon.
Tuesday 29 September
Mainly dry and sunny.
Wednesday 30 September
Cloudy at times with the chance of some showery rain, drier later.
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.