Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Friday 12th February 2016
Forecast last updated on Thursday 11th February 2016 at 12:58pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

Many areas dry all day. Nevertheless, remnants of areas of showers will drift inland, mainly N/NE Scotland, but separately patches may have penetrated far inland over S. Pennines and Wales. Windy N Scotland. Areas of sunshine, the air very clear.

Headline for Lake District

Isolated snow flurries. Fairly light wind.

How windy? (On the summits)

Easterly, 10 to 20mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Isolated snow flurries

Substantially or completely dry. Low risk snow flurries.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Fragments of cloud mainly Pennines above 700m, otherwise cloud rare below 850m.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Areas of bright sunshine, most widely western fells. The air remaining very clear.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

Most terrain frozen. By day, slight thawing, particularly sunlit slopes up to about 600m.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 13th February 2016

Cold conditions will persist until the middle of next week, when gradually higher temperatures will percolate inland from the west. Remnants of areas of constant snow or snow showers will continue in some areas over the weekend, but overall extensively dry. Winds light or fairly light on the hills before upland gales edge inland to the Scottish Highlands on Tuesday.

In association with
Mountaineering Council of Scotland sportscotland Association of Mountaineering Instructions