Lake District Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Tuesday 16th July 2019

The entire Lake District National Park, taking in all major summits, including Scafell, Helvellyn, Skiddaw, the Langdales and Old Man of Coniston. Also includes the Howgill Fells east of Kendal (the NW extension of Yorks Dales).

Forecast last updated on Monday 15th July 2019 at 2:47pm

Summary for all mountain areas

Many places often dry, but there will be a few bursts of rain around, these concentrated toward E/NE Scotland in the afternoon/evening, chance of a rumble of thunder. Cloud often above many hills. Wind fairly light. Feeling warm and quite humid again.

Headline for Lake District

Generally dry. Cloud breaking to many tops. Wind fairly light.

How windy? (On the summits)

Southwesterly between 10 and 20mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Slim chance a local shower

Most or all day dry. A chance of brief bursts of rain forming middle of day into afternoon, most likely eastern fells, but should move away toward Pennines afternoon.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little if any

Patches higher fells after dawn, mainly southern and western Lakes, but generally soon all clearing.

Chance of cloud free summits?


Air clarity (below cloud)

Patches of sun, then more widespread sunshine extending inland from coast afternoon. Visibility generally very good; distant slight haze.

How Cold? (at 750m)

11 rising to 13C; feeling quite humid in valleys.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 17th July 2019

Pressure will be fairly low, and a southwesterly airflow will prevail later this week and into the weekend. Rain frequent, with some heavy falls at times, with local variations - likely concentrated on Wales/northern England on Friday into Saturday. Cloud often covering hills, although there will be breaks. Wind typically fairly light, but strengthening intermittently. Some days feeling warm and humid, but overall temperatures close to average.