The Lake District weather forecast

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Met Office forecast for Sunday

Issued 22 November at 16:07

Starting dry and cloudy with perhaps some light rain. However, cloud will break during the morning to leave some good sunny spells around the park. Remaining mostly dry and clear during the afternoon and evening but with the odd spot of drizzle.

0000 to 0300

Medium-level cloud 30% chance of precipitation

0300 to 0600

Medium-level cloud 0% chance of precipitation

0600 to 0900

Partly cloudy 0% chance of precipitation

0900 to 1200

Sunny intervals 20% chance of precipitation

1200 to 1500

Sunny intervals 20% chance of precipitation

1500 to 1800

Partly cloudy 10% chance of precipitation

1800 to 2100

Medium-level cloud 10% chance of precipitation

2100 to 2400

Medium-level cloud 10% chance of precipitation

Visibility

Generally good but moderate in any rain or drizzle.

Hill fog

Most fells staying clear with some isolated patches down to 700m.

Wind at 500m

Westerly/Northwesterly 15-20mph with isolated gusts up to 30mph over the highest peaks and summits.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 4 Celsius, rising to Plus 9 Celsius and dropping back to Plus 3 Celsius overnight.
  • At 900m: Around Minus 1 Celsius.
  • Freezing level: Around 700m.

Daylight

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Hazards

Storm force winds

No risk

Gales

No risk

Severe chill effect

Medium risk - Strong gusts will increase the cooling over the highest peaks.

Persistent extensive hill fog

No risk

Thunderstorms

No risk

Heavy persistent rain

No risk

Strong sunlight

No risk

Blizzards

No risk

Heavy snow

No risk

Forecast for Monday

Generally dry with variable cloud during the day and with just the isolated light shower. Clear spells in the evening will allow temperatures to fall again.

Visibility

Good or very good, giving good views across the park but instantaneously moderate in any shower.

Hill fog

Most fells will start fog-free but with some isolated patches down to 400m mainly in the south. However fog will become more widespread during the evening with periods down to 600m and isolated patches down to 200m mainly in the south and east. The best of conditions will be in the northwest of the park.

Wind at 500m

Westerly/Southwesterly 10-15mph.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 3 Celsius rising to Plus 9 Celsius before dropping back to Plus 3 Celsius overnight.
  • At 900m: Around Minus 1 Celsius.
  • Freezing level 900m during the day, but lifting above peaks towards midnight.

Outlook for next few days

Tuesday

A cloudy day with hill fog likely, but feeling warmer. A band of rain slowly moving in from the south expected to affect the region during the evening, though any rain should be mainly light. Freezing level around 800m but lifting above peaks towards midnight as this band of rain will approach from the south. Light and variable winds becoming light southeasterly towards midnight.

Wednesday

Rain will spread northwards followed by some heavier bursts across the park during the day. Rain will clear during the evening, though the odd spot of drizzle is possible. Freezing level above the summits but at 900m in north of the park at first. Light southeasterly winds.

Thursday

Remaining mostly dry with bright spells during the day but with the odd light shower. However, cloud will thicken during the evening as a band of rain will approach from the west. Moderate southerly winds. Freezing level above the summits although falling at 900m at first.

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