Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 26th July 2014

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Forecast last updated on Saturday 26th July 2014 at 7:26am

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?


How Wet?

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 at first, although cloud will increase from west through the day. Slight haze.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

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.

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