Lake District Forecast
Viewing Weather Forecast for Monday 27th February 2017
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Forecast last updated on Sunday 26th February 2017 at 1:11pm
How windy? (On the summits)
South to southwesterly, 15 to 20mph or often less.
Effect of wind on you?
Snow and hail showers; risk lightning
Snow and hail showers throughout the day, at times frequent and heavy, and may set in for an hour or more. Mostly rain only valleys. Isolated thunder & lightning.
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive on higher tops
Cloud occasionally below 500m near showers, and generally extensive above a base varying between 750 and 900m. Generally highest bases north Lakes.
Chance of cloud free summits?
30% south; 50% north.
Sunshine and air clarity?
Bursts of bright sunshine. Excellent visibility - but temporarily very poor or appalling in snow and cloud.
How Cold? (at 750m)
550m, but terrain partly frozen some valleys in morning after a frost.
All mountain areas of Britain from Tuesday 28th February 2017
Broadly unsettled over the next week to 10 days, with complex areas of low pressure influencing the British Isles. Precipitation frequent, often in the form of heavy showers - snow on the mountains. Some places will escape dry on certain days - confidence of day to day detail is low - northern Scotland generally faring best. Colder than recently, and across Scotland, mountain terrain substantially frozen all week, and intermittently so higher tops England and Wales, although temperatures will tend to rise slowly from the south later this week.