Lake District Forecast
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Forecast last updated on Monday 1st September 2014 at 7:19am
Summary for all mountain areas
Low cloud will lift off English and Welsh summits close to the Irish Sea only slowly, and may not clear highest summits all day, and here and there a little rain at first. But most areas fine, and particularly afternoon, little wind on all mountain areas.
Headline for Lake District
Light wind. Soon dry; cloud gradually clearing most summits.
How windy? (On the summits)
West veering northwesterly 20mph post dawn; will soon ease to 15, and 10mph in afternoon.
Effect of wind on you?
A little rain, dying out - probably quickly
A few pockets of light rain and drizzle mostly pre-dawn will become confined to western and southern fells, and die out a few hours after dawn.
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive at first; clearing most fells by afternoon
Cloud will shroud some fells to low level post dawn. But most cloud soon confined to higher fells, and most or all summits will clear by midday.
Chance of cloud free summits?
20% rising to 90% by early afternoon
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine gradually coming through, initially northern fells east of areas accessible from Borrowdale. Widely foggy on the mountains at first but as it clears so the visibility will become excellent.
How Cold? (at 750m)
10 to 12C, highest east in afternoon
Above the summits
All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 2nd September 2014
A long period of fine, often sunny and very warm weather with light wind for almost all mountain areas. However, cloud will come and go on higher areas of W Scotland until later in the week, and as winds turn easterly, low cloud will also affect the Pennines, and occasionally hills in east Wales. Just the threat of a little rain in some areas on Friday before becoming fine again.