Lake District Forecast

Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 29th June 2017
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 10:48pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Low pressure will bring an unseasonably windy day across Scotland with severe upland gales, significant wind chill and rain, which will be incessant across the east Highlands. Across England and Wales, rain and drizzle on and off with extensive low cloud, but winds easing during afternoon.

Headline for Lake District

Drizzly rain and low cloud, winds easing later

How windy? (On the summits)

North to northeasterly, 30 to 45mph post dawn, strong gusts reaching lower slopes. Winds easing considerably into afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

Walking difficult at height with considerable buffeting, although conditions will ease into afternoon.

How Wet?

Drizzly rain on and off

Rain and drizzle on and off for much of the day, heaviest for a few hours post dawn eastern Fells and N Pennines.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive

Cloud will shroud the hills for much of the day. Highest cloud will be found across western Lake District with bases around 600-700m.

Chance of cloud free summits?

20%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Little or no sun. Visibility occasionally good, but often reduced due to drizzly rain.

How Cold? (at 750m)

7C becoming 10C

Freezing Level

Above tops

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 30th June 2017

Further low pressure systems over the Atlantic will extend across northern Britain during this weekend. Rain or showers frequent, at times persistent, often accompanied by blustery winds - gale force on higher tops some days. Temperatures rather cool, particularly in Scotland. Next week is expected to remain changeable, with occasional rain, but some drier and brighter days, and temperatures should become warmer.

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