Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 1st October 2016
Forecast last updated on Saturday 1st October 2016 at 8:08am

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Summary for all mountain areas

Areas of rain and showers associated with a shallow low will cross Wales and may later affect Peak District. Elsewhere isolated showers, almost windless, superb visibility and extensive bright sunshine.

Headline for Lake District

Widely almost windless. Isolated showers. Superb visibility.

How windy? (On the summits)

Direction will vary 10mph or less. On Pennines in afternoon mostly northerly and may reach 15mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Isolated showers

Much of the region dry all day. However, from late morning isolated showers will develop and drift about slowly.

Cloud on the hills?

Summits extensively cloud free

Most or all summits cloud free by late morning. Fragments of cloud may drift across some higher summits from time to time.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Greater than 90%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Areas of bright sunshine. Excellent or superb visibility.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 2nd October 2016

Overall substantially dry through next week, and summits often free of cloud. Intermittently windy, most frequently Scottish Highlands. However, some rain from time to time, mostly NW Highlands, but particularly Wales and Pennines, very little all week. Not cold.

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