Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 1st August 2015
Forecast last updated on Friday 31st July 2015 at 3:57pm

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Summary for all mountain areas

A weakening front will take low cloud and a little rain southwards from most summits in England and Wales, but it may linger S Wales. Windy Cumbria and Scotland, and mainly W & NW Highlands, frequent rain, and here cold.

Headline for Lake District

Blustery; substantially dry

How windy? (On the summits)

Southwest to westerly, mostly 25mph southern fells, to intermittently 30, occasionally 35mph elsewhere.

Effect of wind on you?

Will impede ease of walking on higher areas, and temporarily will result in considerable buffeting.

How Wet?

Rain unlikely

Risk of rain post dawn southern fells. This soon clearing. Then isolated, if any brief showers.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly or all clearing

Cloud may be extensive across the hills post dawn, but the base will lift through morning to be confined above 700m west and south and 850m northeastern fells.

Chance of cloud free summits?

30% south and west to 70% northeast

Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional sun, mainly northern fells. Visibility excellent.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 2nd August 2015

Sunday: Very warm and soon fine and sunny England, Wales and then Scottish Borders. A little rain rest of Scotland. Low pressure close to western Scotland will bring upland gales or near gales, frequent rain and low cloud to Scotland Monday to Wednesday. Generally less rain, progressively southwards across Britain. Further rain then likely to come in from the west with the generally unsettled conditions continuing.

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