Lake District Forecast

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

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 29th July 2014

Forecast last updated on Monday 28th July 2014 at 9:51pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Low cloud & drizzle western Scotland, but mostly dry & cloud only higher areas further east. An area of cloud associated with a weak front will move south across England and Wales, clearing from north afternoon. Breezy in north.

Headline for Lake District

Low cloud, gradually clearing in afternoon; a little drizzle west.

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly 15 to 20mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Drizzle middle of day west

A little drizzly rain on coastal hills for a few hours from late morning until early afternoon, otherwise dry.

Cloud on the hills?

Slowly clearing in afternoon

Low cloud shrouds the Fells in morning above 500m, will slowly lift, clearing most or all summits during afternoon. Pockets of cloud may linger on higher summits, mainly west.

Chance of cloud free summits?

10% morning; rising to 80% afternoon

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patches of sunshine developing during afternoon, mainly valleys toward east. Widely foggy higher particularly western areas in morning; below cloud visibility becoming excellent.

How Cold? (at 750m)

10 to 12C, highest east

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 30th July 2014

Often breezy over Highland Scotland this week, with cloud frequently shrouding the western hills, plus light drizzly showers. Generally dry for England and Wales, with little if any rain, and cloud only confined to higher western areas. Toward the end of this week, showery bursts of rain may become more widespread.

In association with
Mountaineering Council of Scotland sportscotland Association of Mountaineering Instructions