Lake District Forecast

The entire Lake District National Park, taking in all major summits, including Scafell, Helvellyn, Skiddaw, the Langdales and Old Man of Coniston. Also includes the Howgill Fells east of Kendal (the NW extension of Yorks Dales).

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 23rd September 2019
Forecast last updated on Sunday 22nd September 2019 at 4:01pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

The remnants of several fronts will give extensive fog and patches of rain and drizzle after dawn. Conditions will slowly improve: most rain will die out and generally cloud base progressively rise. Wales, after a lull to some sun will deteriorate quickly from SW afternoon.

Headline for Lake District

Wind light. Drizzly rain clearing. Cloud gradually clearing most summits.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly 15mph. Strengthening quickly toward 40mph evening.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Pockets drizzly rain clearing morning

Pockets of drizzly rain will through the morning gradually fizzle out from the southwest.

Cloud on the hills?

Very extensive; cloud base slowly lifting - clearing most summits afternoon

Very extensive from lower slopes up after dawn, particularly south Lakes. Higher fells may remain in cloud until into the afternoon, but the cloud base will rise and most or probably all summits should clear.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Less than 10% rising to 80% into the afternoon

Air clarity (below cloud)

Widely dull and misty after dawn. Slowly the visibility becoming and patches of sun will come through.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 24th September 2019

Low pressure will dominate the weather all week, bringing frequent rain and low cloud, and intermittently strong upland winds. As several areas of low pressure track across the country, the weather pattern will often be complicated, making day to day local detail difficult to forecast. However, there remains strong evidence that the driest area will be areas near and north of the Great Glen.

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