Lake District Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Thursday 22nd February 2018

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

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Forecast last updated on Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 7:32am

Summary for all mountain areas

Windy Scottish Highlands. Fog will shroud many higher areas morning, but by afternoon this extensive only westernmost Scotland as far north as Skye. There will be a few snow flurries from this cloud. Most terrain frozen, after a widespread frost.

Headline for Lake District

Light wind; fog slowly clearing most summits.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly, 15 to locally 20mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

Precipitation not expected

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive on higher areas. Tending to clear most tops north Lakes

Patches of fog above 500m after dawn, mainly south Lakes and Pennines. Elsewhere, patches capping only highest tops. Will gradually improve, patches may come and go south Lakes above 750m much of day, but elsewhere, most or all cloud will be above the summits by midday.

Chance of cloud free summits?

By afternoon 60% south Lakes to 80% elsewhere

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine occasionally, mainly north Lakes afternoon. Hazy, particularly lower slopes.

How Cold? (at 750m)


Freezing Level

550m. However, terrain widely frozen from valleys up after a frost. Gradual thawing lower sunlit slopes.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 23rd February 2018

The hills persistently sub-freezing, and most valleys below freezing point night and into the morning, over the next 7 to 10 days. Some fresh snowfall, mainly eastern mountains from Sunday or Monday, but across the west, precipitation will be negligible - and skies often clear of cloud.