Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 17th July 2018
Forecast last updated on Monday 16th July 2018 at 4:20pm

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How windy? (On the summits)

West to southwesterly, 10 to 15mph, occasionally 20mph, and may be 20-25mph around dawn on Pennines.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly small

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Scattered showers; local heavy bursts Pennines later

Isolated showers coastal areas will transfer inland through the morning. By afternoon, scattered showers inland, locally heavy, focused onto the Pennines by evening. Western coastal areas becoming dry.

Cloud on the hills?

A little over the tops at times

Patchy cloud will come and go across higher tops above 800m, locally lower in morning; mainly western hills in and around showers.

Chance of cloud free summits?

70%

Sunshine?
Air clarity (below cloud)

Intermittent sunshine, perhaps becoming extensive near the coast in the afternoon, whilst cloud builds inland. Visibility very good.

How Cold? (at 750m)

9C rising a little to 11C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 18th July 2018

The general outlook maintains a mixed westerly pattern for the next week to 10 days. Occasional frontal systems coming in from the Atlantic will bring rain from time to time, focused on western Scotland. Some showery bursts possible elsewhere, but also a good amount of dry weather. Winds mostly light, but may strengthen across Scotland late Thursday into Friday. The weekend may also see blustery conditions in W/NW Scotland as fronts move in. Temperatures around average for mid-July, warmest England & Wales, perhaps warming up again over the weekend.

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