Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 21st April 2018
Forecast last updated on Friday 20th April 2018 at 2:57pm

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How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly 10mph or less morning, strengthening slowly to 15-20mph into the afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

Small. Locally gusty by evening where thunderstorms develop.

How Wet?

Dry most of day; threat thunderstorms later evening

Dry for most or all of daylight. Toward dusk, an increasing risk of bursts of rain spreading from the south, with local hail, thunder and lightning, but these very hit and miss.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little

Hills likely cloud-free of much of the day. However, local patches forming at varying heights where showers occur late in day.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost certain by mid-morning.

Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional sunshine; becoming hazy later as high cloud builds in from south. Visibility generally very good.

How Cold? (at 750m)

6C lifting to 11C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 22nd April 2018

A change to a fresher westerly regime will have taken place by Sunday, which will continue throughout the week ahead - wind speeds varied, intermittently gale force. Cooler temperatures and precipitation almost daily; mainly in the form of showers and falling as snow at times across the Munros. Lowest cloud in the west, often shrouding the mountains, but breaks to higher tops in eastern areas. Often just below freezing on higher Scottish summits, and near zero on high tops in England & Wales. Check out our latest longer range thoughts via the planning outlook video updated Friday on the homepage of mwis.org.uk

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