Lake District Forecast
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Forecast last updated on Sunday 23rd November 2014 at 1:31pm
Summary for all mountain areas
A dry and fine day overall, although patchy rain and lowering cloud arrives in north-western Scotland later in the afternoon. Breezy on Scottish mountains, mostly light wind elsewhere. Areas of valley fog.
Headline for Lake District
Mostly light wind. Dry with sunshine, some valley fog.
How windy? (On the summits)
West backing southwesterly, typically 15-20mph, but may be 25mph around dawn on Pennines, then freshening slightly by afternoon from the west.
Effect of wind on you?
Cloud on the hills?
Extensively cloud free
Banks of cloud may shroud some lower slopes, mostly early morning, but most or all summits extensively cloud free.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine extensive. Excellent visibility - especially higher areas. There may be fog in some valleys.
How Cold? (at 750m)
Above the summits, but slight frost some valleys morning.
All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 25th November 2014
A weak area of low pressure will affect the British Isles through midweek, with low cloud and patchy rain affecting England and Wales. Staying substantially dry in Scotland. Winds mostly light. Later in the week, upland gales developing, and rain spreading from the Atlantic onto western mountains in particular. Freezing level often confined to near or just above most higher Scottish summits, although some frost in valleys.