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Lake District Forecast for Tuesday

Overnight low cloud soon lifting to leave a dry day with some spells of sunshine.

Visibility

Patchy cloud around 500 metres at first, otherwise very good visibility with little in the way of cloud on the summits by afternoon.

Chance of cloud free hill

80%

Wind

Northerly backing Westerly 15 mph

Temperatures

  • Valley: Plus 10 rising to 21 Celsius
  • At 800m: Plus 13 Celsius
  • Freezing level: Above the summits

Outlook for next few days

Wednesday 24 July

Dry for most of the day with some sunshine. Strengthening southerly winds later in the day will bring some rain towards midnight.

Thursday 25 July

After a cloudy start with some patchy rain it will be mainly dry with some afternoon bright spells and some showers.

Friday 26 July

Chance of a few showers otherwise mainly dry with sunny spells.

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