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

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

Gales

No weather warnings in effect

Severe Chill Effect

No weather warnings in effect

Poor Visibility

No weather warnings in effect

Thunderstorms

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Heavy Persistent Rain

No weather warnings in effect

Today: Tuesday 17 September

Dry and sunny with quite light winds.

Remaining settled with all ranges dry with plenty of bright or sunny spells, though some cloud may bubble up over the peaks for the afternoon. Chance of some mist patches developing around foothills towards midnight.

High becoming medium to low for the detail of the more unsettled weather from Saturday.

Visibility

Outwith cloud good or very good, perhaps falling to a few kilometres in mist patches later.

Cloud Free Hill Top

90% with vast majority of patchy cloud expected above the summits.

View

Small risk of sunburn in exposure early afternoon.

Ground conditions

No recent ground conditions report available.

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Tomorrow: Wednesday

For the most part another fine, settled, dry and day with plenty of brightness. Chance of some mist patches around foothills early and late in the day, and some cloud developing over the peaks for a time for the afternoon.

Visibility

Outwith cloud good or very good, perhaps falling to a few kilometres in mist patches.

Hill Fog

85% with the majority of patchy cloud expected above the summits.

Max wind

Southwest 15-20mph easing gradually from mid-day.

Temperature

Valleys - Plus 7C increasing 18C for a time overnight

800m - Plus 7-9C increasing 12C for a time during the afternoon

Freezing level - Well above summits

Thursday

Continuing dry and bright, but summit winds increasing late in the day, reaching strong south to southeasterly late evening.

Friday

Cloud building across eastern ranges for a time bring the chance of some drizzly showers for the afternoon, perhaps turning heavier for the evening. Summit gales developing.

Saturday

Warm, but unsettled with showers or longer periods of rain, with a risk of thunderstorms. Strong summit winds.

Issued: Tuesday 17th of September 2019 04:25:49 PM