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!

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Today: Thursday 16 May

Dry but partly cloudy morning, chance of showers this afternoon.

The day will start off dry, perhaps some isolated fog patches in the valleys, or cloud on the lower slopes of the eastern fells, soon clearing after dawn. Then some brightness for a time before it clouds over towards midday, with the chance of a shower in the afternoon. Becoming drier and clearer in the evening, with isolated patches of low cloud or fog forming again overnight.

Lower confidence for the extent of rain Thursday. High confidence in a showery few days Friday and Saturday, likely drier on Sunday and Monday.

Visibility

Early cloud or fog patches below 200m, soon clearing. Then cloud thickening with bases to 600-700m and moderate to poor visibilities in showers. Gradually improving again through the evening.

Cloud Free Hill Top

80% or more, falling to 50% through the day, rising to 80% or more again in the evening.

View

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Ground conditions

No recent ground conditions report available.

06:00 - 09:00

Precipitation probability:

10%

09:00 - 12:00

Precipitation probability:

20%

12:00 - 15:00

Precipitation probability:

30%

15:00 - 18:00

Precipitation probability:

30%

18:00 - 21:00

Precipitation probability:

10%

21:00 - 24:00

Precipitation probability:

00%

Tomorrow: Friday

Mostly dry morning, with a few heavy showers developing through the afternoon and a chance of thunder.

Visibility

Cloud falling to 500-600m at times in showers with associated poor visibilities. Otherwise patchy generally above the tops.

Hill Fog

60% the best chances in the west in the evening.

Max wind

East or northeasterly 15-20mph, gradually easing.

Temperature

Valleys - Plus 12 rising to plus 20 Celsius

800m - Plus 7 rising to plus 12 Celsius

Freezing level - Above summits.

Saturday

Sunny spells and a few showers.

Sunday

Sunny spells and a few showers.

Monday

Mostly dry with sunny spells, a few light showers.

Issued: Thursday 16th of May 2024 01:13:11 AM