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Lake District weather forecast for Tuesday 29 September
Issued: 28 September at 17:38
Mostly dry with sunny spells. Fairly light winds.
Lake District Weather
Some fog patches in some of the valleys at first, perhaps more so along the Eden Valley, a mostly dry day with some sunshine. The odd light shower is possible around early afternoon but most staying dry.
Other than some valley fog patches at first, very good.
Cloud Free Hill Top
More than 90% with any cloud above the tops
|Time||00:00 - 03:00||03:00 - 06:00||06:00 - 09:00||09:00 - 12:00||12:00 - 15:00||15:00 - 18:00|
|Chance of precipitation||<05%||<05%||<05%||<05%||<05%||10%|
|Max gusts (mph)||15||12||8||4||8||11|
|Max gusts (mph)||14||12||9||7||10||12|
|Max gusts (mph)||16||13||10||6||11||14|
|Max gusts (mph)||17||15||12||9||12||14|
Lake District Forecast for Wednesday
A cloudier day, some light rain at first then dry and quite bright before some heavier rain arrives towards evening,
Moderate or poor in early drizzle, becoming mainly good before dropping poor in the heavier rain late in the day.
50% at first rising 80% for the middle part of the day, falling 20% in the evening in the heavier rain and falling cloud bases.
A windier day too with southerly gales, speeds reaching 40 gusts 55mph around the middle of the day easing down slowly in the afternoon and evening.
- Valley: Plus 8 at midnight rising to Plus 15 in the afternoon.
- At 800m: Plus 6 Celsius.
- Freezing level: Above summits.
Outlook for next few days
Thursday 01 October
Back to bright conditions with sunny intervals and a few afternoon showers. Lighter winds.
Friday 02 October
Another bright but showery day. Freshening easterly or northeasterly winds.
Saturday 03 October
Low confidence for the details, but likely to be a cloudy very windy day with outbreaks of rain, and perhaps storm force winds on the tops.
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.