Lake District Forecast
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Forecast last updated on Friday 25th July 2014 at 3:39pm
Summary for all mountain areas
Very warm on most mountain areas. However, colder air and rain will reach the W & NW Highlands. Most other areas dry with sunshine, but a few thunderstorms will develop, mainly across Highland Scotland. Again be aware of dehydration and sunburn.
Headline for Lake District
Isolated thunderstorms developing. Very warm.
How windy? (On the summits)
Southwesterly, 10 to 15mph.
Effect of wind on you?
Small risk thunderstorms
Small threat bursts of heavy rain developing well inland in afternoon with risk thunderstorms. A few patches of lighter rain edging onto Lakeland fells from west toward evening.
Cloud on the hills?
Very little until late in day
Cloud will shroud higher tops in and after rain, and toward evening, cloud from lower slopes upwards will begin to percolate inland after enveloping coastal fells.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Almost certain before dropping to 70% evening
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine, although cloud will tend to increase afternoon and evening. Slight haze.
How Cold? (at 750m)
Above the summits.
All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 27th July 2014
Cooler next week, particularly from mid-week. Through the week, occasional showers or steady rain, but overall often dry. At the end of the week, there may well be a deterioration to windier wetter weather.