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Lake District Forecast for Monday

Rather cloudy through the morning and early afternoon, with some patchy light rain and drizzle. This clears from the north during the late afternoon leaving a dry and bright end to the day.

Visibility

Good or very good, becoming moderate or poor in rain, very poor within cloud with bases quite extensive at first in north from 600m, before lifting and breaking from the north during the late afternoon.

Chance of cloud free hill

30% becoming 80% late afternoon

Wind

North to northwest 10-15mph.

Temperatures

  • Valley: Plus 4 Celsius increasing 16 Celsius for the afternoon
  • At 800m: Plus 4-5 Celsius
  • Freezing level: Above the summits

Outlook for next few days

Tuesday 23 April

Dry with bright and sunny spells. Fresh northerly summit winds. Freezing level above all summits.

Wednesday 24 April

Sunny spells and a few light showers pushing across the area on the fresh northerly summit winds. Freezing level around 900m.

Thursday 25 April

Rather cloudy with a few light showers in north, largely dry and occasionally bright in south. Northerly summit breezes. Freezing level around 900m.

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!

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