Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 27th June 2016
Forecast last updated on Sunday 26th June 2016 at 1:56pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

A blustery day on the mountains, particularly in Scotland, and where exposed on higher summits, it will feel distinctly cool for late June. Showery in the West Highlands, although mostly just rare passing showers elsewhere. Some cloud breaks to higher tops, best in east.

Headline for Lake District

Blustery and cool. Rare passing showers. Many tops clearing.

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly 25 to 30mph, easing slightly through the day, toward 20mph by evening.

Effect of wind on you?

Walking will be impeded, and feeling cool where exposed on higher areas.

How Wet?

Scattered light showers

Occasional light passing showers.

Cloud on the hills?

Confined to higher tops

Cloud rarely below 600 or 700m, mostly near showers, but generally cloud base by late morning 800m western hills, and above the summits elsewhere.

Chance of cloud free summits?

70% west; 80% by late morning eastern Lakes & Pennines.

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patchwork of sunshine. Very good visibility.

How Cold? (at 750m)

7C; but where directly exposed to wind, will feel close to zero Celsius.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 28th June 2016

A cool westerly pattern will persist across Scotland for at least the next week, and even in England & Wales, it will rarely feel warm. Occasional strong winds. A series of frontal systems will pass quickly from west to east, bringing some rain most days. Mainly showery, but sometimes heavy rain setting in for several hours, particularly western mountains, including Wales, although later in the week, the focus of rain is likely to shift further north.

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