Lake District Forecast
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 20th August 2014 at 3:49pm
How windy? (On the summits)
Westerly 25mph, strengthening by or soon after midday to 35mph.
Effect of wind on you?
Buffeting will soon be widespread across the hills.
Frequent rain developing
Drizzly showers, mainly western fells morning; then the rain more constant, heaviest west. Will clear evening..
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive, lowest base west
Low cloud across higher areas most of the day. By early afternoon, base 350 to 500m west, and 450 to 650m east. Will from northwest lift by 200m evening.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Less than 10%
Sunshine and air clarity?
Rare glimpses, if any, of sun. Fog extensive and by afternoon visibility often restricted by rain lower areas.
How Cold? (at 750m)
All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 22nd August 2014
Until Sunday night, cold on the mountains - and also at night in many valleys with ground frost some nights. The air very clear and many summits free of cloud; although there will be showers - these dying out through the weekend when the wind will gradually drop away. Rain and areas of low cloud will come in on Monday as an Atlantic low approaches and then crosses Britain. However, the rain may largely miss the NW Highlands. Through the week, generally unsettled, with further rain from time to time.