Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Sunday 2nd August 2015
Forecast last updated on Sunday 2nd August 2015 at 7:25am

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Summary for all mountain areas

A weak warm front will move north, bringing a deterioration over a few hours to rain and low cloud. However, this will only reach N Scotland late in the day, but clearing Wales, N England and into the afternoon S Scotland, to give warm sun. Quickly becoming windy late in day west.

Headline for Lake District

Rain soon clearing to sunshine. Windy evening. Warm.

How windy? (On the summits)

Soon southerly, 15mph morning. Strength- ening 20-30mph afternoon, strongest west. Will reach 35 or possibly 40mph by dusk.

Effect of wind on you?

Mostly small; but will later impede ease of walking on higher areas.

How Wet?

Rain clearing

Light rain most of morning. But by midday will have cleared from the south. Risk bursts heavy rain evening.

Cloud on the hills?

All clearing

Cloud covering some higher areas morning will all clear from south, most likely middle of day.

Chance of cloud free summits?

20% rising to 90% by early afternoon

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine extensive by midday. Very good visibility.

How Cold? (at 750m)

7C rising to 15C.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 3rd August 2015

Monday to Wednesday. Upland gales or near gales; frequent rain western mountains, particularly the W & NW Highlands. Showers elsewhere, least rain S & central Pennines and Wales. A band of persistent rain will come in from the west late Wednesday. Less windy later in the week, but further rain, mostly falling as showers. Less cold through the week.

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