Lake District Mountain Weather Forecast

Get the latest Lake District mountain forecast right here – updated automatically everyday straight from the MET Office. Here you can browse current mountain weather conditions and then a detailed forecast for the week ahead. The weather can change pretty rapidly in the Lake District and especially once you gain some altitude – bookmark this page so you don’t get caught out by the weather!

Todays Weather warnings

Poor Visibility

High Likelihood risk

Blizzards

No weather warnings in effect

Heavy Snow

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Storm Force Winds

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Gales

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Severe Chill Effect

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Thunderstorms

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Heavy Persistent Rain

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Strong Sunlight

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Today: Sunday 29 November

Extensive low cloud, mist and fog.

Mainly dry but extensive low cloud and mist expected. However, patchy drizzle possible, perhaps the cloud occasionally thinning or clearing the highest summits, although remaining extensive lower down.

High for general developments. Medium for cloud amounts.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor, but widespread very poor at height.

Cloud Free Hill Top

Nil to 20%, extensive cloud base 300m or less.

View

Navigational difficulties expected due to extensive low cloud.

Ground conditions

No recent ground conditions report available.

06:00 - 09:00

Precipitation probability:

20%

09:00 - 12:00

Precipitation probability:

20%

12:00 - 15:00

Precipitation probability:

20%

15:00 - 18:00

Precipitation probability:

20%

18:00 - 21:00

Precipitation probability:

10%

21:00 - 24:00

Precipitation probability:

10%

Tomorrow: Monday

Overcast with rain and drizzle. Becoming drier and clearer by evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor and very poor at height. Becoming good or very good in the evening.

Hill Fog

Nil, becoming 70% in the evening as the cloud lifts and breaks.

Max wind

West 25 to 30mph gusts 40mph.

Temperature

Valleys - Plus 4 rising to 8 Celsius

800m - Plus 4 Celsius, later Zero Celsius

Freezing level - Above the summits, later 800m

Tuesday

Dry with clear spells and a frost overnight. Mainly dry and bright during daylight hours. Increasing low cloud, mist and patchy drizzle expected in the evening. Winds mainly light and variable.

Wednesday

Overnight and morning rain, then brighter with a scattering of wintry showers. Snow and freezing level around 800m by dusk. Winds West or Southwest fresh to strong over the summits.

Thursday

Wintry showers or longer outbreaks of rain and snow. The snow mainly above 800m. Winds southwest moderate to fresh at height. Freezing level 800m or less at times.

Issued: Sunday 29th of November 2020 02:15:07 AM