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Lake District Forecast for Monday

Overcast with rain and drizzle. Becoming drier and clearer by evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor and very poor at height. Becoming good or very good in the evening.

Hill cloud

Nil, becoming 70% in the evening as the cloud lifts and breaks.

Wind

West 25 to 30mph gusts 40mph.

Temperatures

  • Valley: Plus 4 rising to 8 Celsius
  • At 800m: Plus 4 Celsius, later Zero Celsius
  • Freezing level: Above the summits, later 800m

Outlook for next few days

Tuesday 01 December

Dry with clear spells and a frost overnight. Mainly dry and bright during daylight hours. Increasing low cloud, mist and patchy drizzle expected in the evening. Winds mainly light and variable.

Wednesday 02 December

Overnight and morning rain, then brighter with a scattering of wintry showers. Snow and freezing level around 800m by dusk. Winds West or Southwest fresh to strong over the summits.

Thursday 03 December

Wintry showers or longer outbreaks of rain and snow. The snow mainly above 800m. Winds southwest moderate to fresh at height. Freezing level 800m or less at times.

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