Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Wednesday 30th July 2014

Tomorrow | Thursday | Friday

Forecast last updated on Tuesday 29th July 2014 at 4:15pm

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly, 20 to 25mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small.

How Wet?

A little drizzle

The odd drizzly shower, mostly on the western Fells, but amounting to very little toward the Pennines.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive; low cloud west

Cloud on the hills from lower slopes up after dawn, and likely to shroud the hills above 450 to 650m most of the day, lowest bases western and southern Fells, perhaps extending onto the Pennines east of Kendal. North & east Lakes and Pennines, bases around 700-800m.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost zero west; 10% north-east.

Sunshine and air clarity?

Limited sunshine, perhaps a little toward the east. Extensive fog on higher areas, although visibility generally good below cloud.

How Cold? (at 750m)

10 or 11C

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 31st July 2014

Mostly light breezes for the rest of the week, but cloud frequently shrouding the western hills. Persistent drizzly rain in western Scotland on Thursday, may become more extensive during Friday. This weekend: low pressure is expected to bring rain and showers to many areas on Saturday, although Sunday may bring an improvement.

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Mountaineering Council of Scotland sportscotland Association of Mountaineering Instructions