Lake District Forecast
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Forecast last updated on Tuesday 29th July 2014 at 4:15pm
How windy? (On the summits)
Westerly, 20 to 25mph.
Effect of wind on you?
A little drizzle
The odd drizzly shower, mostly on the western Fells, but amounting to very little toward the Pennines.
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive; low cloud west
Cloud on the hills from lower slopes up after dawn, and likely to shroud the hills above 450 to 650m most of the day, lowest bases western and southern Fells, perhaps extending onto the Pennines east of Kendal. North & east Lakes and Pennines, bases around 700-800m.
Chance of cloud free summits?
Almost zero west; 10% north-east.
Sunshine and air clarity?
Limited sunshine, perhaps a little toward the east. Extensive fog on higher areas, although visibility generally good below cloud.
How Cold? (at 750m)
10 or 11C
Above the summits.
All mountain areas of Britain from Thursday 31st July 2014
Mostly light breezes for the rest of the week, but cloud frequently shrouding the western hills. Persistent drizzly rain in western Scotland on Thursday, may become more extensive during Friday. This weekend: low pressure is expected to bring rain and showers to many areas on Saturday, although Sunday may bring an improvement.