Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 3rd August 2015
Forecast last updated on Monday 3rd August 2015 at 7:31am

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Summary for all mountain areas

A northeastward moving cold front will be weak, bringing low cloud, and rain briefly. Otherwise substantially dry with patchy cloud confined above most summits.

Headline for Lake District

Windy. A little rain morning.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly 30 to 35mph.

Effect of wind on you?

Widespread buffeting where exposed on higher areas.

How Wet?

Rain temporarily morning

Frequently dry. But until midday, occasionally bursts of rain.

Cloud on the hills?

Intermittently forming

Low cloud intermittently morning, particularly southern fells, base 450 to 700m. Will very likely all clear by about midday, although patches may form coastal hills above 300m .

Chance of cloud free summits?

30% morning to 80% afternoon

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine widely afternoon, particularly northern and eastern fells. Fog many higher areas morning; otherwise, hazy, particularly west.

How Cold? (at 750m)

10C to 12C, highest well inland

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 4th August 2015

Continuing quickly changing weather, and on Tuesday widespread upland gales. Generally less windy and showery Wednesday, although later in the day rain likely to envelop areas near the Irish Sea. Beyond, rain still frequent, often falling as showers.

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