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

Gales

Medium Likelihood risk

Poor Visibility

Medium Likelihood risk

Severe Chill Effect

Low Likelihood risk

Strong Sunlight

Low Likelihood risk

Blizzards

No weather warnings in effect

Heavy Snow

No weather warnings in effect

Storm Force Winds

No weather warnings in effect

Thunderstorms

No weather warnings in effect

Heavy Persistent Rain

No weather warnings in effect

Today: Saturday 25 May

Dull, damp morning then a brighter afternoon with a few showers. Breezy.

Cloudy through the early hours with extensive hill fog and outbreaks of rain and drizzle, most persistent across western fells and occasionally heavy towards the end of the night. A dull, damp morning with further outbreaks of rain and drizzle, the rain becoming patchier through the morning as cloud begins to lift. During the early afternoon sunny spells develop along with the occasional shower.

High for an unsettled period of weather through the coming days but lower for details due to proximity of low pressure over or close to the UK.

Visibility

Several kilometres in rain and drizzle but becoming mainly very good by early afternoon.

Cloud Free Hill Top

Little chance at first with periods or persistent cloud above about 450m, with patches below in the west, becoming nearer 75% by early afternoon as cloud becomes occasional above about 750m.

View

Gusts around 55mph over ridges and summits giving a significant chill effect.

Ground conditions

No recent ground conditions report available.

00:00 - 03:00

Precipitation probability:

60%

03:00 - 06:00

Precipitation probability:

70%

06:00 - 09:00

Precipitation probability:

80%

09:00 - 12:00

Precipitation probability:

70%

12:00 - 15:00

Precipitation probability:

60%

15:00 - 18:00

Precipitation probability:

30%

18:00 - 21:00

Precipitation probability:

20%

21:00 - 24:00

Precipitation probability:

20%

Tomorrow: Sunday

A mix of clear or sunny spells and showers, the showers becoming heavy and perhaps thundery by early afternoon, and may merge to give some longer spells of rain in the evening.

Visibility

Very good falling to just a few kilometres in heavier showers.

Hill Fog

Around 75% with occasional cloud above 750m becoming nearer 40% during the afternoon as cloud becoming periods above 600m, with patches 450m in or near showers.

Max wind

Westerly 30-40mph, gusts around 55mph decreasing 15-20mph by midday, then 10mph later.

Temperature

Valleys - Around plus 9 Celsius at dawn rising to plus 16 Celsius by day.

800m - Around plus 5 Celsius.

Freezing level - Above summits.

Monday

A bright day with a mix of sunny spells and showers. Mainly light northwesterly winds. Freezing level above summits.

Tuesday

A bright and mainly dry morning but increasing cloud brings outbreaks of rain from mid-afternoon. Freshening southwesterly winds. Freezing level above summits.

Wednesday

Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain. Fresh westerly or southwesterly winds. Freezing level above summits.

Issued: Saturday 25th of May 2019 03:04:23 PM