Lake District Forecast
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Viewing Weather Forecast for Sunday 23rd October 2016
Forecast last updated on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 1:30pm
Summary for all mountain areas
A drop in temperature. Showers will come in off the North Sea, giving snow (mainly flurries) higher areas, although very little if any precipitation western mountains where summits extensively free of cloud. Windy England and Wales (strongest S Wales).
Headline for Lake District
Blustery. Cold. Brief showers giving sleet higher fells.
How windy? (On the summits)
Easterly 25 to 30mph, but locally 35mph west of major ridges and summits.
Effect of wind on you?
Will impede ease of walking on higher areas.
A few showers; sleet highest tops
Occasional passing showers, mainly Pennines, giving snow flurries above 800m.
Cloud on the hills?
Summits often cloud free
The cloud base will vary, mostly between 650 to 850m, lowest and most persistent Pennines. Cloud infrequently covering higher western fells.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sunshine occasionally mainly valleys western Lake District. Excellent visibility.
How Cold? (at 750m)
Above the summits although slight frost in a few valleys at dawn.
All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 24th October 2016
Little rainfall most mountain areas for another week of so. From mid-week: Winds turn westerly, often strong Scottish Highlands. Rain from time to time western Scotland, (focussed on the NW Highlands); rare elsewhere. Low cloud will often shroud western mountains in fog, although perhaps only temporarily mid and south Wales. Unseasonably warm.