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Lake District: forecast weather

Tuesday, 22 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0211 on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Overview for Tuesday

A bright and fine day with lengthy sunny spells during the day and clear skies during the evening. Feeling warm in light winds.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales No Risk  
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog No Risk  
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight High High risk of sunburn during the day in lengthy sunny spells.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Tuesday

Weather

A bright day with lengthy sunny spells across the park. It will stay generally dry throughout, but an isolated light afternoon shower cannot be ruled out. It will feel warm and rather humid in the light winds. Staying dry and mostly clear during the evening and overnight.

Visibility

Very good or good.

Hill fog

Isolated patches down to 700m over the western fells during the morning, these soon lifting and dispersing to leave the summits free of cloud.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 5-10mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 12 Celsius rising to 24 Celsius in the afternoon. Falling to 13 Celsius overnight.
900 m Plus 11 Celsius, rising to 15 Celsius through the afternoon.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Wednesday

Weather

Another fine and warm day with lengthy bright spells. It will also remain dry throughout the period. However, hikers should remain cautious as there is again a high risk of sunburn in any long ascents especially during the afternoon.

Visibility

Very good or good.

Hill fog

Nil hill fog.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 15-20mph becoming southeasterly 20-25mph gusting 30mph by midnight.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 13 Celsius rising to 25 Celsius in the afternoon. Falling to 13 Celsius overnight.
900 m Plus 12 Celsius, rising to 16 Celsius through the afternoon.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Outlook

Thursday

Very warm with lengthy sunny spells. Staying also dry throughout the period. Moderate southeasterly winds.

Friday

Another very warm day. Variable amounts of cloud, but still generally bright and dry. However, there is a risk of isolated afternoon showers. Light to moderate southeasterly winds.

Saturday

Generally dry with variable amounts of cloud. However, a few light showers during the afternoon are possible. Light to moderate southeasterly winds.

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