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Lake District weather forecast for Sunday 29 November
Issued: 28 November at 16:21
Extensive low cloud, mist and fog.
Lake District Weather
Mainly dry but extensive low cloud and mist expected. However, patchy drizzle possible, perhaps the cloud occasionally thinning or clearing the highest summits, although remaining extensive lower down.
Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor, but widespread very poor at height.
Cloud Free Hill Top
Nil to 20%, extensive cloud base 300m or less.
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|Chance of precipitation||20%||20%||20%||20%||20%||20%|
|Max gusts (mph)||12||9||6||4||4||5|
|Max gusts (mph)||11||8||5||5||5||7|
|Max gusts (mph)||17||6||5||5||7||7|
|Max gusts (mph)||16||10||7||7||8||10|
Lake District Forecast for Monday
Overcast with rain and drizzle. Becoming drier and clearer by evening.
Moderate or poor and very poor at height. Becoming good or very good in the evening.
Nil, becoming 70% in the evening as the cloud lifts and breaks.
West 25 to 30mph gusts 40mph.
- 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
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.